Did you know?

Did you know?

1. The first New Year was celebrated 4,000 years by the ancient Babylonians.

2. The tradition has continued in Times Square, except for in 1942 and 1943.

The ball was not lowered because of wartime restrictions.

3. In Italy, people wear red underwear on New Year’s Day to bring good luck all year long.
4.The original New Year’s Eve Ball weighed 700 pounds and was five feet in diameter.

It was made of iron and wood and was decorated with 100 25-watt light bulbs.


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