Bickford Invents the Safety Fuse

Englishman, William Bickford invented the safety fuse in 1831. The fuse was a cotton cord containing a core of black powder and wrapped with cloth creating an exact burning time based on fuse length.

Date:
      1831
Name(s):
      William Bickford
Occupation:
      Inventor
Location:
      England


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