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Published on December 28th, 2011 | by SteakBytes

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Wednesday Giveaway – December 28

Rules: You must respond in the comment section below with your answer and a valid email address where we can contact you if you’re a winner. We will select a group of three random entries who have posted the correct answer to today’s question by 8:00pm CST – three lucky winners will each receive a $20 Omaha Steaks E-Card! Ready, set, go!

Wednesday Giveaway Trivia Question:

In what year did the first ball drop take place in Times Square?






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213 Responses to Wednesday Giveaway – December 28

  1. Elizabeth Manteuffel says:

    The first ball drop was in 1907.

  2. Christine Smith says:

    That would be 1904!

  3. Steve Harris says:

    1904

  4. Laura Church says:

    New Years Eve 1907

  5. Anthony Wright says:

    1907

  6. Diane Baum says:

    The first time was 1907

  7. Linda Kubala says:

    The first one was in 1907

  8. Christine Smith says:

    Shoot! I meant 1907….oops! I couldn’t stop myself quick enough!

  9. Use to get Omaha Steak delivered at home all the time. But with the way the economy is I had to stop. You have exceptional products and now some of my family and extended family is wanting to start ordering from you.

  10. Ellen B says:

    1904

  11. Lisa K. says:

    Dec 31 1907

  12. Sue Denning says:

    1904

  13. Debbie horrocks says:

    1907

  14. Michael Embrey says:

    1907

  15. R. Casey says:

    1907

  16. April Talmadge says:

    1907

  17. Steve B says:

    1907

  18. Megan M says:

    1907

  19. Howard W.Mounts says:

    1907

  20. Eddy Tuck says:

    1907

  21. Mary Wehmeier says:

    Jan 1, 1908

  22. Leonard Southern says:

    1904

  23. Tara Visconti says:

    1907

  24. Eric Loneman says:

    1907

  25. lisa henriques says:

    1907

  26. LuAnn Harden says:

    1907

  27. Maxine Murello says:

    In what year did the first ball drop take place in Times Square? 1907

  28. mara zamora says:

    in 1907 ???

  29. Faith says:

    Although people have been celebrating New Year’s Eve in Times Square since 1904, the the first Ball Drop didn’t happen until 1907.

  30. Gayle Johnson says:

    1907 was the year and Times Square was the place.

  31. brian c says:

    1907

  32. Jaime Suing says:

    1907

  33. Enchantress says:

    The first Ball Drop happened in 1907

  34. Leonard Southern says:

    Retracting 1904, it was 1907

  35. Lacee Barbre says:

    It dropped for the first time in 1907.

  36. Kevin says:

    The first ball drop was in 1907. The first Time’s Square New Year’s Eve celebration happened three years earlier in 1904.

  37. Lacee Barbre says:

    It dropped for the first time in 1907.
    email is shrek6408@yahoo.com

  38. Robert Utley says:

    1907

  39. Susan Smith says:

    1907

  40. Annie Thissell-Riley says:

    The first ball was dropped in 1907, although the first celebration in Times Square was in 1904

  41. gayle maddox says:

    1907

  42. Sue Barney says:

    1907

  43. Ken Turner says:

    1907

  44. jimmy g says:

    1907

  45. Bonnie Wolford says:

    1907

  46. sue gross says:

    1907

  47. valerie webb says:

    1907

  48. cyndi br says:

    1907

  49. Christina Z says:

    1907

  50. Eugenie says:

    1907

  51. Name (required) says:

    The firet ball drop in Times Square was1904.Thats when they changed the name to TIMES SQUARE.

  52. Craig Kruse says:

    The first ball was dropped in 1907. However, the first celebration in Times Square was in 1904.

  53. Erika Gladden says:

    1907

  54. Jen M says:

    It was first dropped in 1907.

  55. Harold Trauberman says:

    1904

  56. Kent J Smythe says:

    1907

  57. Edward Espinoza says:

    the year of 1907

  58. Carole A Gutzler says:

    1907

  59. Roger Bowers says:

    1907

  60. Janice J says:

    In 1907.

  61. mark johnston says:

    1907

  62. Jane grubb says:

    1907

  63. PAMELA BENNETT says:

    1907. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

  64. Lesley Klinger says:

    1907

  65. Sonya Morris says:

    1907 :D

  66. Brian L says:

    1907

  67. Jean says:

    1907 for first ball drop. First celebration in 1904

  68. Rita Baker says:

    Times Square since 1904, but the first Ball Drop didn’t happen until 1907. Since 1907, the ball has been dropped from One Times Square every year, except in 1942 and 1943 due to wartime restrictions on lighting in New York City.

  69. Loretta Young says:

    1907

  70. Name (required) says:

    1907

  71. Brian E Stevens says:

    1907

  72. RJ Arnold says:

    1904

  73. Ann Farer says:

    Sorry first ball drop was 1907 , 1st celebration was 1904. 1907 was when the square was offically called Times Square…

  74. F E Lambert says:

    1907

  75. Arlene Pellegrin says:

    1907

  76. Nelson Martinez says:

    1907

  77. Jamie says:

    Jamie
    spiritenergy24@aol.com
    The ball first dropped for New Years in Times Square in 1907

  78. Sheryl Land says:

    1907

  79. 1907 The took a couple years off due to they thought that they would see the lights in Time Square. It was 1907

  80. pj richa says:

    It took place in 1908

  81. Karen Straub Arnold says:

    1907

  82. Linda lane says:

    1904

  83. karin cauley says:

    1907

  84. Carolnfoster says:

    1907

  85. Dorothy Jensik says:

    1907

  86. Dorothy Jensik says:

    Best steaks I’ve ever had!

  87. Kat says:

    The first celebration was in 1904; but the first ball drop was in 1907

  88. Michelle Pietrantonio says:

    1908

  89. Barbre-Anne Strickland says:

    1907

  90. Kim Hague says:

    1907

  91. Barb Arvanitopulos says:

    1907 was the first ball drop!

  92. PAMELA BENNETT says:

    1907. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

  93. Pat Pace says:

    First ball was dropped in Times Square in 1904.

  94. Pat Pace says:

    First ball dropped in Times Square ws 1904

  95. Barrett Quinn says:

    1907

  96. Cindy C. says:

    1907

  97. Alice Clinton says:

    1907.

  98. Philippa says:

    1907

  99. Jason Shreve says:

    1907

  100. Brenda Rodocker says:

    1907

  101. Donna says:

    It was ready to drop for the 1907 celebration and fell one second after it turned midnight 1908.

  102. Melanie Baker says:

    The first New Year’s Eve celebration held in 1904 but the first ball didn’t drop until 1907.

  103. Cheryl Chiodo says:

    1907

  104. Crystal S. says:

    The first New Year’s Eve celebration held in 1904 but the first ball didn’t drop until 1907.
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  105. nanjhall says:

    1907

  106. rosemary grant says:

    1907

  107. Don says:

    It was in 1907.

  108. Khaled says:

    1908. On New Years Eve 1907 the ball was scheduled to drop, but it has been recorded in the record books as falling 1 second after midnight, so technically it was 1908 when it first fell.

  109. leo nepon says:

    1908

  110. John Harshberger says:

    in 1907, the paper’s chief electrician Walter F. Palmer constructed a lit ball that would be lowered from a flagpole at One Times Square

  111. Rose Marie says:

    1909

  112. Hope says:

    1904= celebration
    1907 was the 1st ball drop.
    NO ball drop in 1942 or 43 because of the war.

  113. Patty Armstrong says:

    1907 New York City

  114. Paul Prince says:

    It was in 1907

  115. Ellen Pace says:

    1907

  116. Mike Miller says:

    Dec 31, 1907 :>

  117. Mary Ellen Smith says:

    1907, 10 years before Omaha Steaks came into being. :-)

  118. Mike Miller says:

    Dec 31, 1907

  119. Pat Korbel says:

    1907

  120. Rebecca T. says:

    1907

  121. kathy holmes says:

    1907

  122. Cathy Roberts says:

    It was in 1907

  123. Karla Andersen says:

    1909

  124. denise hester says:

    1907

  125. denise hester says:

    1907–and still ‘and till perfection’!!

  126. linda brooks says:

    1907

  127. Lanieekat says:

    1907

  128. Helen Foster says:

    1907

  129. Deana Kneen says:

    1907

  130. marti lugli says:

    1907

  131. Stephanie A. says:

    1907

  132. Elizabeth Christian says:

    1907

  133. Lori L says:

    1907 for sure

  134. Angela A says:

    1907

  135. DeeAnne adcox says:

    Dec 31, 1907

  136. Joanne Gregory says:

    1907

  137. Christina says:

    1907!

  138. Carolyn Vogt says:

    1907

  139. Kate Holland says:

    1907….into 1908

  140. Beverly H says:

    1904

  141. JO Mattern says:

    January 1, 1908. The ball was dropped from a flagpole at 1 Times Square on second after midnight.

  142. michele malone says:

    1907

  143. Crystal Pierce says:

    1907

  144. scarlet says:

    Pretty sure it was 1907

  145. TIm Laizure says:

    That would have been in 1907

  146. 1907 is when the first ball drop took place … fingers crossed to win …thank you for the chance..@nickandmattsmom Happy new yr!

  147. Julie Sharwtz says:

    1907 and I follow @waterbluffy

  148. Shannon Laxton says:

    Started dropping on Dec 31st 1907
    ended the drop on Jan 1 1908 :)

  149. Valerie L says:

    1907

  150. Diane C says:

    1907

  151. Joyce Willard says:

    1907

  152. kjasus says:

    it took place in 1907

  153. carol sepe krajewski says:

    1907

  154. Jeanne Workley says:

    1907

  155. Connie Hancock says:

    1904

  156. louise noe says:

    1955

  157. I would love to win a gret steak from you I,m hopeing it was 1920

  158. Audrey Euneau says:

    1907. Would love to win a steak!!!!

  159. Kelly Hale says:

    1907

  160. JR Crandall says:

    1907

  161. norma brady says:

    1907

  162. Sarah S says:

    1907

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