Times Square and the history behind New year celebrations

Find out a little history about New Year’s Eve! There is this very famous American tradition – the history of the New year celebrations in Times Square.

The celebration at Times Square is a phenomenon that has packed the square full of celebrants since its start in 1904. Even during the depression, the New Year was rung in at Times Square, although they did forgo the lights.Isn’t that amazing?

You will find the history of the Times Square celebration here. You will really be surprised by how much you didn’t know about the New year celebrations and its tradition. Read the article to find out how people travel from all over the world to be in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.

Also check out the Times Square timeline at the bottom of the page. It is pretty nifty! It is an interactive timeline and it dates all the way back to the 1890s. Don’t miss the section about the “New Year’s Eve Ball”. I found that section particularly interesting, because you get to discover what the ball has been made out of over the years and the history behind it.

Wish you all a happy,peaceful and successful 2008 🙂

One comment on “Times Square and the history behind New year celebrations

  1. Happy New year! 🙂

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