Happy New Year to all visitors to the BNA website!
To celebrate New Year’s Day, here are historical newspaper stories that report on the traditions of the 1st of January as perceived in 1886 and 1907.
You can also read our blog post entitled, ‘Origins, History and Traditions (Sensible and Daft!) of the New Year’.
Aberdeen Evening Express – Friday 01 January 1886
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Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser – Friday 27 December 1907
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