Holiday Trivia - Christmas Lights

In which year were Christmas Tree lights first mass produced?

12%  1890
16%  1910
23%  1930
15%  1950
34%  I give up. Tell me the answer!

5851 Total votes cast.

The answer is....
1890! The first electric Christmas lights were created by Edward H. Johnson, an associate of Thomas Edison. However, electric Christmas lights were too expensive for most people and did not replace candles until 1930.

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