Research The Door Knob August 21, 2014 FUN FACT: The doorknob was not invented until 1878, when Osbourn Dorsey filed a patent for a “Door Holding Device.” http://www.google.com/patents/US210764?dq=patent:210764 0 Comments Written by J.L. Jarvis Left-handed opera singer/teacher/lawyer who writes romance novels. What's next? Sign up for my new release newsletter at http://news.jljarvis.com/. You Might Also Like This Day in History A time of battles – real and literary | Books | The Guardian BBC News – Gretna Green: The bit of Scotland where English people go to get married Previous Story Downton Abbey in hot water over bottle blooper | Television & radio | theguardian.com Next Story BBC News – Gretna Green: The bit of Scotland where English people go to get married Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.