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.
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 ………………………..