Read more: It doesn¿t look very practical! 108-year-old vacuum cleaner rescued from the scrap heap and it STILL WORKS | Mail OnlineIt was the year a young Winston Churchill joined the Liberals and Salvador Dali was born.
But 1904 was also the year this aluminum American Sturtevant vacuum cleaner No. 4 was made to help bring advances to the cleaning world.
And incredibly, the 108 year old hoover was still working when nostalgic collector Harry Cox, 53, rescued it from a scrap yard during a clear-out at the family-owned paper mill where he works in Salford, Greater Manchester.
The vacuum still even had its the original accessories including wall brushes, floor tools, blowing nozzles, and upholstery tool intact.