April 1st, 1889

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1889 the first dishwashing machine was marketed in Chicago. The marketing promised to relieve the tired housewife of the drudgery of having to wash dishes every night. Most housewives found that they still had to wash the stuck on food particles off the plates before sticking it in the dishwasher. Not much has changed in over a hundred years.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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