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März 31, 2010

Tour d'Eiffel Day

Official Steampunk Holiday! On this day in 1889 the Tour d’Eiffel, Gustave Eiffel’s masterpiece, was inaugurated. So, happy 121 anniversary, Eiffel Tower! Some quick data: Location:  Paris, France Coordinates:     48.8583°N 2.2945°E Constructed:     1887 – 1889 Opening:     March 31, 1889 Use:  Observation tower, Radio broadcasting tower Status:   Completed …