Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About New Year’s Eve (INFOGRAPHIC)


Did you know that celebrating New Year’s Eve dates back 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians  Or that the Times Square Ball weighs 11,875 pounds and is 12 feet in diameter?

Thanks to the History Channel, we now have these facts and a bunch more in a fun infographic. New Year’s by the Numbers is a fun read before you set out to celebrate the big night.

Enjoy the infographic and the celebration!



Infographic Source: New Year’s Facts by the Numbers Infographic. (2012). The History Channel website. Retrieved 8:35, December 30, 2012, from http://www.history.com/interactives/new-years-facts-by-the-numbers.