First Countries to Celebrate the New Year

The religious establishment of the date of January 1 as the beginning of the year was held for the

first time in 1691 and was made by Pope Innocent XII. Before this time, on Christmas was the

beginning of the New Year, while for many ancient peoples in the northern hemisphere, the year

was beginning on 1 March.

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In the following let’s see the first 15 countries in the world going into year 2015 :

Samoa (Apia), Kiribati – Kiritimati, Apia, Salelologa (Savai’i), enters in the ………………………..

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2 thoughts on “First Countries to Celebrate the New Year

  1. Manila, Philippines is 4 hours and 20 minutes away from welcoming 2015!

    Thank you for following my blog! 🙂

    Have a blessed and prosperous New Year!

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