Everyday Mysteries: Who Invented Electric Christmas Lights?


Subject:
Christmas , Technology , Inventions & Inventors , Decorating & Safety

Description:
This essay explores the invention of electric Christmas lights, noting that "[w]hile Thomas Edison and Edward H. Johnson may have been the first to create electric strands of light in 1880/1882, it was Albert Sadacca who saw a future in selling electric Christmas lights [in 1917]." Includes historic images and links to related websites. From Science Reference Services, Library of Congress.

Publisher:
Library of Congress (LOC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/christmaslights.html


PID= res:lii-27106