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1907

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Test Drop (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

A Look Back At The History Of The Times Square Ball Drop

At the time of the first New Year’s celebration in Times Square, Theodore Roosevelt was president, the New York Yankees were still known as the New York Highlanders, and it had been less than a decade since Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the eastern Bronx had been annexed to New York City.

12/31/2012