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Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Times Square Packed With Teeming Crowd To Ring In 2013

The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.

12/31/2012

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