5 Things You Never Knew About New Year's!
1. The first party throw in Times Square for New Year's was to celebrate the opening of the New York Times building in 1904. Over 200,000 people attended.
2. There wasn't an actual "ball drop" until the year 1907.
3. During World War II, restrictions put the tradition on a pause in 1942 and 1943. Instead, Time Square had a moment of silence at midnight.
4. 2,000 pounds of confetti is dropped in Times Square.
5. The ball was originally made from 700 pounds of iron and wood. It now weights 11,875 pounds.
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