Pulchritude: 2015

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Across the globe, the new year is celebrated on January 1st on the Gregorian and Julian calendars. New Years Day is celebrated at the stroke of midnight in each time zone and typically features fireworks, confetti, and other decorations. The tradition of celebrating a new year is linked to ancient Mesopotamia, though the current iteration is based on ancient Rome who dedicated the New Year celebration to Janus, of whom the month of January is named.


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