Geek Fact for December 22nd


In 1882
, the first string of Christmas tree lights was created by Edward H. Johnson.

Edward H. Johnson was an associate of Thomas Edison.  By 1900, department stores started to use Christmas tree lights for their Christmas displays.

Learn more at http://inventors.about.com/od/cstartinventions/a/Xmas_Lights.htm.

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