The now well-known New Year’s Even celebration at New York’s Time Square was held for the first time on 31st December 1907. The location was then known as Longacre Square.
In 1999, Time magazine named Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, the Person of the Year. Founded in 1994, the company made profit for the first time in the last quarter of 2001. This means Bezos got the honour when his company was still making a loss! [more...]