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Season 109 - Day 8 of 14


Although there are claims that the object in question was invented by Brazilian priest Bartolomeu de Gusmão, the Montgolfier brothers are usually credited as the inventors.
Allegedly, the elder brother Joseph got the idea for the invention by watching embers lifting from a fire.
Which object was first tested with a sheep, a duck and a rooster, in front of King Louis XVI of France and Queen Marie Antoinette at the royal palace in Versailles in the summer of 1783?


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