Hace 2 días · George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797.
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Hace 5 días · La Organización del Tratado del Atlántico Norte (en inglés, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO; en francés, Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique nord, OTAN ), también conocida como la Alianza Atlántica, es una alianza militar internacional que se rige por el Tratado del Atlántico Norte o Tratado de Washington, firmado el 4 de abril de 1949.
Hace 2 días · David Hume ( / hjuːm /; born David Home; 7 May 1711 NS (26 April 1711 OS) – 25 August 1776)  was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, librarian,  and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism.  Beginning with A ...
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The ancient Babylonian calendar was lunisolar, and around the year 2000BC began observing a spring festival and the new year during the month of Nisan, around the time of the March equinox. The early Roman calendar designated 1 March as the first day of the year. The calendar had just 10 months, beginning with March. That the new year once began wi...
In cultures that traditionally or currently use calendars other than the Gregorian, New Year's Day is often also an important celebration. Some countries concurrently use Gregorian and another calendar. New Year's Day in the alternative calendar attracts alternative celebrations of that new year:
New Year's Eve
The first of January represents the fresh start of a new year after a period of remembrance of the passing year, including on radio, television, and in newspapers, which starts in early December in countries around the world. Publications have year-end articles that review the changes during the previous year. In some cases, publications may set their entire year's work alight in the hope that the smoke emitted from the flame brings new life to the company. There are also articles on planned...
New Year's Day
The celebrations and activities held worldwide on 1 January as part of New Year's Day commonly include the following: 1. Several major parades are held on New Year's Day, including the London's New Year's Day Parade, Pasadena's Tournament of Roses Parade (also known as the "Rose Parade"), and Philadelphia's Mummers Parade. In the Bahamas, it is also associated with Junkanoos. 2. Beginning in the 2010s, it is also the day that First Day Hikes takes place in the fifty state park systems of the...
Music associated with New Year's Day comes in both classical and popular genres, and there is also Christmas song focus on the arrival of a new year during the Christmas and holiday season. 1. Paul Gerhardt wrote the text for a hymn for the turn of the year, "Nun lasst uns gehn und treten", first published in 1653. 2. Johann Sebastian Bach, in the Orgelbüchlein, composed three chorale preludes for the new year: Helft mir Gotts Güte preisen ["Help me to praise God's goodness"] (BWV 613); Das a...
The Eastern Orthodox Church, the Anglican Church and the Lutheran Church celebrate the Feast of the Circumcision of Christ on 1 January, based on the belief that if Jesus was born on 25 December, then according to Hebrew tradition, his circumcision would have taken place on the eighth day of his life (1 January). The Roman Catholic Church celebrate...
1. Macrobius, Saturnaliorum Libri VII. (in Latin) 2. Macrobius (2011), Kaster, Robert A. (ed.), Saturnalia, Vol. I, Loeb Classical Library, No. 510, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ISBN 9780674996496. (in English)& (in Latin)Media related to New Year's Dayat Wikimedia CommonsNew Year's Around the World – slideshow by Life magazine"New Year's Day" . New International Encyclopedia. 1905.
Hace 1 día · Vienna ( / viˈɛnə / i vee-EN-ə;   German: Wien [viːn] i; Austro-Bavarian: Wean [veɐ̯n]) is the capital, largest city, and one of nine provinces of Austria. Vienna is Austria's most populous city and its primate city, with about two million inhabitants  (2.9 million within the metropolitan area,  nearly one-third ...
Hace 2 días · Berks County ( Pennsylvania German: Barricks Kaundi) is a county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As of the 2020 census, the population was 428,849.  The county seat is Reading.  The Schuylkill River, a 135-mile-long (217 km) tributary of the Delaware River, flows through Berks County.
Hace 1 día · The Seven Years' War (1756–1763) was a global conflict that involved most of the European great powers and was fought primarily in Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. Other concurrent conflicts include the French and Indian War (1754–1763), the Carnatic Wars (1744–1763), and the Anglo-Spanish War (1762–1763).