Tuesday, December 30, 2008

History of New Year's Celebrations

2009 is almost upon us. What are your plans? Every New Years finds us staying home and watching TV. But did you ever wonder about New Year's traditions and maybe how your ancestor celebrated it? Then check out the following websites:


http://www.infoplease.com/spot/newyearhistory.html--this website provides some information about the change in the calender. (from the Julian to the Gregorian).


A history of New Year's Eve at Times Square can be found at http://www.timessquarenyc.org/nye/nye_history.html.

If you would like to check out New Year's Eve in Times Square you can watch it on TV or you can watch a live webcam at http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/timessquare/. You could also check out New Years at various world locations from a live webcam at http://www.earthcam.com/

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