Today in History - December 31

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Friday, Dec 31 2010 by

1923 – The chimes of Big Ben are broadcast on radio for the first time by the BBC.

Big Ben (StreetView)
Big Ben

1904 – The first New Year’s Eve celebration is held in Times Square (then known as Longacre Square) in New York, New York.

Times Square (StreetView)
Times Square