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Who invented swimming goggles?
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Who invented swim goggles?
1300 or earlier: Persian divers were using diving goggles with windows made of the polished outer layer of tortoiseshell. 1730. In France, Guy Gilpatrick started swim diving with waterproof goggles, derived from swimming goggles (which were originally intended to keep salt water out of the eyes at the surface).