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


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  1. Idalee August 27, 2011

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

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