New Year Revisited – Why January 1st?

The story behind the tradition to celebrate New Year's eve on December 31st and New Year on January 1st

New Year – Why January 1?

As it happens with many long-lasting traditions, with time we tend to forget their origin stories. Across many countries of the world, we celebrate the arrival of the New Year on January 1 with a lot of fun, anticipation and, sometimes, a bit of sadness. But why do we stick to this date? What is …

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