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 and in use