Fun Fact Friday! Fact #8

Posted by Samantha Soltesz on August 19, 2011.

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) a French mathematician and philosopher was the first person ever reported to wear a watch on their wrist. With his pocket watch and a piece of string, Blaise Pascal attached his pocket watch to his wrist.  Also at age eighteen Pascal invented the Pascaline, a numerical wheel calculator that was made to help his father a French tax collector count taxes.


What was your very first watch?


Samantha Soltesz

Pacific Bay Watch



  1. Idalee August 27, 2011

    It’s much easier to undretsand when you put it that way!

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