Home History In which country were the first vacuum cleaners invented in 1860? Correct answer: United States Share on Facebook Tweet Copy Link Next question Try the best trivia game Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play What people think about it: 6 Comments Tom 1860, is much earlier than I thought toe jam l remember a salesman selling vacuums door to door. he embarrassed my mom by showing her all the dirt he got out of her house. Kimbo So the Puffing Billy was a early Stanley Steemer,but just in a vacuum form. Frenchbulldog11 wow. I never thought it was in the 1960's. I can't believe fast we are moving with human Inventions. Pauly I don't know what you guys are doing CombatCol Mr Bissell actually started his company in Greenville, Mi. His family moved the firm to Mexico devisating Greenville in the 2000s.