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19 Sep 2017
100 B.C. First use of the quill pen found in Qumran, Judea.
3000 B.C. Reed pens first used in ancient Eygpt.
79 Metal nibs first found in Pompeii
1822 John Mitchell used metal nibs to create ink pens that came into popular use.
1888 John Loud first patented the ball point pen.
1827 Student in Paris created the fountain pen using a metal nib.
1938 László József Bíró finalised the design of the pen consisting of thicker ink and a better ball and socket design.
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