interesting facts about New Year’s Day 2024

New Year’s Day

 is celebrated on January 1st every year, and it marks the beginning of the Gregorian calendar year

The Chinese New Year

in 2024 falls on February 10th and is the year of the Dragon

2024

is a leap year, which means it has 366 days instead of the usual 365 days 

The Rose Parade

is held annually on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, California, and features floats decorated with flowers

The Indian calendar for 2024 lists January 1st as English New Year

In Japan

New Year’s Day is celebrated with a traditional meal called osechi-ryori