On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1877

Historical Events

  • "American Bicycling Journal" begins publishing (Boston, Mass)

Historic InventionThomas Edison's Phonograph

Thomas Edison's phonograph is announced by Scientific American
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Thomas Edison with his second phonograph, photographed in 1878
Thomas Edison with his second phonograph, photographed in 1878

1877 Highlights

About December 22, 1877

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn