Thomas Crapper (baptised 28 September 1836; died 27 January 1910) was a
plumber who ... The flushing toilet was invented by John Harington in 1596.
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
Despite these ancient beginnings, flush toilets as we know them today are a
much more recent invention. The inventor of the modern flush toilet is generally ...
May 31, 2011 ... celebrated figure in Victorian England, an ingenious plumber who invented the
modern flush toilet; others believe him to be nothing more than ...
On this day in history in 1910, died Thomas Crapper. Crapper was an engineer
who is credited with the invention of the flushing toilet and adding the word crap ...
The invention of the indoor water closet or lavatory. ... During his 'exile', 1584-91,
he built himself a house, and devised and installed the first flushing lavatory, ...
"The assumption that Crapper invented the flushing toilet in untrue. The device
was created by Sir John Harington, a courtier of Elizabeth I, who had a 'john' built
Read about the History of the Flush Toilet, by: Maureen K. Francis. This
marvelous invention is a testament to how plumbing protects the health of
Jul 2, 2009 ... In 1596, the first flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington. He made
one for himself and one for his godmother Queen Elizabeth.
Jun 1, 1993 ... The error probably resulted from an honest typo in “Flushed With Pride,” by
Wallace Reyburn, says ... Myth: Thomas Crapper invented the toilet.