Ball Bearing is a simple tool, but it has immense industrial usage. From cycle to ceiling fan, everything that’s has a circular movement has a ball bearing. But, have you ever wondered how ball bearings were invented? It has a really fascinating history. Let’s explore: 1.The concept of ball bearing surfaced even before the creation of the wheel. During that time, the pre-historic people realised that by placing rolling logs underneath heavy objects, they can drag them easily across the flat surface.