The Dishwasher

The History of the Dishwasher

The Late 1800th Century

The Sink was invented
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1850

The first mechanical dishwasher, using a crank on the side of a wooden barrel, was invented
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1886

The first automatic dishwasher was invented by Josephine Cochran
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1913

The first electric dishwasher is put on the market by the Walker Brothers in Philadelphia
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1940

Dishwashers start drying the dishes inside
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1970

Dishwashers start being more popular and become a common household appliance
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Citations

"The Timeline of a DIshwasher." Timetoast. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2015.


Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2015.


Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2015.