Who invented the doorknob?

Answer Osbourn Dorsey is credited with inventing the doorknob in 1878. Dorsey received a patent for improving the device for closing doors. Little is known about him, other than that he was a black man.So... Read More »

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When was the first doorknob used?

The first door knob was invented - and used - by a black American inventor named Osbourn Dorsey, about whom there is little biographical information. The U.S. patent was issued on December 10, 1878... Read More »

Doorknob Crafts?

If you are teaching small children, you know how difficult it can be to keep their attention for long periods of time. You can introduce an exciting doorknob craft into your curriculum that will be... Read More »

I just had sex with my doorknob. Do i need to get tested?

I boned that same doorknob right in the better get checked

Doorknob Components?

In the grand scheme of things, the history of the doorknob is modest. For many centuries, instead of knobs, people used rings or keys to open doors. As knobs become popular on furniture, their use ... Read More »