|Famous 1st's On New Years Day!|
1673 - First regular mail service between New York and Boston.
1772 - First traveler's checks issued (London England)
1781 - Worlds first iron bridge opens (Across River Severn - England).
1788 - The Times of London began publication. (1785)
1852 - Netherlands began using postage stamps
1852 - First U.S. public bath opened (New York City)
1853 - First horse-drawn fire engine in U.S.
1886 - First Tournament of Roses Parage in Pasadena, CA
1908 - First time ball fell on Times Square Building to announce the New Year
1913 - U.S. Parcel PostService began.
1914 - Worlds first airline (St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line).
1928 - First U.S. air-conditioned office building opened in San Antonio, TX
A State Of Tranquility.
To Experience Great Pleasure Or Delight.
To Hold Dear ~ Cherish ~ To Take Pleasure In.
|Births On New Years Day!|
1752 - Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy) Ross, Philadelphia, PA, flag maker
1810 - Charles Ellet, Penn's Manor, PA, built first wire-cable suspension
bridge in U.S.
1879 - Edward Morgan Forster, London England novelist(A Room With a View, A Passage to India)
1925 - Matthew "Stymie" Beard Jr., Actor (Our Gang's "Stymie")
1942 - "Country" Joe McDonald, Calif, rock guitarist/vocalist (Joe & the Fish)
1942 - Don Novello,(1943?), Ashtabula OH, comedian (Father Guido Sarducci-SNL)
|Events On New Years' Day!|
1764 - 8 year old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart played for the Royal Family at
1948 - First newsreel in color (Pasadena, CA)
1950 - 'Hopalong Cassidy' debuted on TV
1956 - Carl Perkin's "Blue Suede Shoes" released
1957 - Benjamin Brittens "Prince and the Pauper" premiered in London
1958 - Sammy Davis, Jr. married Loray White
1960 - Johnny Cash gave a free concert at San Quentin Prison
1963 - Beatles began 5 day Scotland tour to promote first record (Love Me Do).
1966 - The final Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet episode is filmed.
1966 - Simon and Garfunkel's "The Sounds of Silence" became #1 hit
1968 - The Blue Velvets changed their name to Creedence Clearwater Revival.
1969 - Marmalade's "OB-La-Di Ob-La-Da" became #1 in the U.K.
1973 - "ABC's Wide World of Entertainment" bebuted on ABC
1975 - "The Dick Cavett Show" last aired on ABC, moved to CBS
1976 - NBC replaced the peacock logo with an "N
1993 - "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman", debuted on CBS
1995 - Melissa Gilbert married Bruce Boxleitner
|New Years Day Traditions & History|
|Songs About New Years Eve/Day!|
|Oh Lang Sy|
|Television Shows On New Years' Eve!|
Dick Clarks' Rockin New Year's Eve Bash
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