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WCSA - On This Day - October 10, 2018 - John Wesley Hyatt patents the billiard ball made from cellulose nitrate (celluloid) in Albany, New York in 1865

09-10-2018

(Wcsa.world) In 1865, the first U.S. patent for a billiard ball of a composition material resembling ivory was patented by John Wesley Hyatt (No. 50,359).