Who invented the Pocket Fisherman?

Answer Samuel Popeil, father of famed inventor and television pitchman Ron Popeil, invented the Pocket Fisherman. Ron Popeil has sold the Pocket Fisherman through his company Ronco since 1963. He began hi... Read More »

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Who Invented the Pocket Knife?

The pocket knife is the one item that is like a man's second skin--it never leaves his side. The pocket knife is perfect for anyone, as this is a small knife that folds small enough to fit into a p... Read More »

When was the pocket knife invented?

The pocket knife was first invented in Rome during the first century. It became popular, which led to other larger blade knives. In the 16th century, the compact traveling knife became another popu... Read More »

Who invented the first pocket calculator?

Texas Instruments started development on the electronic pocket calculator in 1966. Texas Instruments formed a joint venture with Canon to manufacture it and they introduced the Pocketronic calculat... Read More »

When was the first pocket watch invented?

Peter Henlein, a German locksmith, is largely credited with the invention of the pocket watch sometime in the early 1500s. The early pocket watches were hardly "pocket-sized" but were portable and ... Read More »