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Who invented watches?

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December 10, 2015 12:57PM

Many historians believe that the first watches were invented by Egyptians in 1500 BC. People of Egypt invented a mechanical way of calculating time by the flow of running water. Italians monks were the first to invent accurate clocks. The year was 1524 AD. The clocks were meant to tell the time when monks needed to pray. At that time only acoustical indicators were used, there were no minute and hour hands.
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