Britain during the 1880s
It originated from England in the Victorian era and was made an Olympic sport in 1988.Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/FAQ/3026#ixzz1VpGf4axn
Britain, Cropford to be exact.
England. An English Patent (number 11,037) was filed on 15 July 1890 when David Foster of England introduced the first action game of tennis on a table in 1890.
There are many table tennis affiliations. The biggest one who controls them all would be ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation). Usually every country has their own table tennis association or federation, then it branches into provincial/state and then clubs