Philadelphian John D. Lynde patents the first aerosol dispenser or "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids"
John D. Lynde of Philadelphia receives U.S. Patent # 34894 for his "Improved Bottle for Aerated Liquids." Actually a bottle stopper or "bottle faucet" as he called it, this invention began the long history and development of aerosol dispensers. (By John Osborne)
Ronald J. Baker, New and Improved ...: inventors and inventions that have changed the modern world (London: British Museum Publications, 1976), 31.