Who invented lights for Christmas trees?

Answer In 1880, Thomas Edison successfully invented the first strand of electric lights. He placed these lights around his Menlo Park Laboratory. In 1882, Edward H. Johnson, Edison's business partner, pl... Read More »

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Who came up with the idea of electric lights for christmas trees in 1882?

In 1882, Edward H. Johnson became the first person to create a string of electric lights for Christmas trees using red, white and blue bulbs. Two years earlier, Johnson's friend, Thomas Edison, cre... Read More »

Who invented Christmas tree lights?

In 1882, Edward H. Johnson hand wired red, white and blue bulbs together creating the first set of electric Christmas tree lights. Johnson, a friend of Thomas Edison was his partner in the Edison L... Read More »

Who invented artificial Christmas trees?

Artificial brush-style trees were first created in 1930 by the Addis Brush Company, the makers of toilet brushes. However, the first artificial trees were actually tabletop feather trees that origi... Read More »

Who invented the string of electric Christmas lights?

Thomas Edison invented the first strand of electric lights in 1880. The Library of Congress explains that Edison hung the lights outside his Menlo Park, New Jersey, laboratory during the Christmas ... Read More »