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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. carol says:

    1907

  3. 1907

  4. Christine Smith says:

    That would be 1904!

  5. Steve Harris says:

    1904

  6. Laura Church says:

    New Years Eve 1907

  7. Anthony Wright says:

    1907

  8. Peter says:

    1907.

  9. Diane Baum says:

    The first time was 1907

  10. Linda Kubala says:

    The first one was in 1907

  11. Christine Smith says:

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

  12. 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.

  13. Ellen B says:

    1904

  14. Lisa K. says:

    Dec 31 1907

  15. in 1907

  16. Sue Denning says:

    1904

  17. Bryan says:

    1904

  18. Debbie horrocks says:

    1907

  19. Michael Embrey says:

    1907

  20. patty butera says:

    in 1907

  21. R. Casey says:

    1907

  22. April Talmadge says:

    1907

  23. Steve B says:

    1907

  24. Dustin says:

    1907

  25. 1907

  26. Megan M says:

    1907

  27. susie says:

    1907

  28. Howard W.Mounts says:

    1907

  29. oops 1907 :)

  30. Eddy Tuck says:

    1907

  31. Mary Wehmeier says:

    Jan 1, 1908

  32. Leonard Southern says:

    1904

  33. Tara Visconti says:

    1907

  34. Eric Loneman says:

    1907

  35. lisa henriques says:

    1907

  36. LuAnn Harden says:

    1907

  37. Maxine Murello says:

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

  38. mara zamora says:

    in 1907 ???

  39. terry says:

    1907

  40. 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.

  41. Patti says:

    1907

  42. Gayle Johnson says:

    1907 was the year and Times Square was the place.

  43. Tawny says:

    1907

  44. brian c says:

    1907

  45. Jaime Suing says:

    1907

  46. Enchantress says:

    The first Ball Drop happened in 1907

  47. Leonard Southern says:

    Retracting 1904, it was 1907

  48. Lacee Barbre says:

    It dropped for the first time in 1907.

  49. 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.

  50. Cynthia L says:

    1907

  51. Megan says:

    1907

  52. Lacee Barbre says:

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

  53. Robert Utley says:

    1907

  54. Susan Smith says:

    1907

  55. Annie Thissell-Riley says:

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

  56. gayle maddox says:

    1907

  57. Sue Barney says:

    1907

  58. Ken Turner says:

    1907

  59. jimmy g says:

    1907

  60. Bonnie Wolford says:

    1907

  61. Helen says:

    1904

  62. sue gross says:

    1907

  63. valerie webb says:

    1907

  64. cyndi br says:

    1907

  65. Christina Z says:

    1907

  66. Eugenie says:

    1907

  67. Name (required) says:

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

  68. Helen says:

    1907

  69. Craig Kruse says:

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

  70. Erika Gladden says:

    1907

  71. Jen M says:

    It was first dropped in 1907.

  72. Harold Trauberman says:

    1904

  73. Kent J Smythe says:

    1907

  74. Edward Espinoza says:

    the year of 1907

  75. Carole A Gutzler says:

    1907

  76. Roger Bowers says:

    1907

  77. Janice J says:

    In 1907.

  78. mark johnston says:

    1907

  79. Jane grubb says:

    1907

  80. PAMELA BENNETT says:

    1907. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

  81. Lesley Klinger says:

    1907

  82. Sonya Morris says:

    1907 :D

  83. Brian L says:

    1907

  84. Jean says:

    1907 for first ball drop. First celebration in 1904

  85. 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.

  86. Amy B says:

    1907

  87. Loretta Young says:

    1907

  88. Karen says:

    1907

  89. Name (required) says:

    1907

  90. Brian E Stevens says:

    1907

  91. RJ Arnold says:

    1904

  92. Ann Farer says:

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

  93. F E Lambert says:

    1907

  94. Arlene Pellegrin says:

    1907

  95. Kelly says:

    1907

  96. janet says:

    1907

  97. Nelson Martinez says:

    1907

  98. JLWAG says:

    1907~

  99. Jamie says:

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

  100. Jamie says:

    1907

  101. Sheryl Land says:

    1907

  102. 1907 The took a couple years off due to they thought that they would see the lights in Time Square. It was 1907

  103. Sean says:

    1907

  104. pj richa says:

    It took place in 1908

  105. Karen Straub Arnold says:

    1907

  106. Linda lane says:

    1904

  107. karin cauley says:

    1907

  108. Carolnfoster says:

    1907

  109. Dorothy Jensik says:

    1907

  110. Dorothy Jensik says:

    Best steaks I’ve ever had!

  111. Kat says:

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

  112. Michelle Pietrantonio says:

    1908

  113. Barbre-Anne Strickland says:

    1907

  114. Kim Hague says:

    1907

  115. troy says:

    1907

  116. Barb Arvanitopulos says:

    1907 was the first ball drop!

  117. PAMELA BENNETT says:

    1907. HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

  118. Pat Pace says:

    First ball was dropped in Times Square in 1904.

  119. Pat Pace says:

    First ball dropped in Times Square ws 1904

  120. Barrett Quinn says:

    1907

  121. Cindy C. says:

    1907

  122. Howell says:

    1907

  123. Alice Clinton says:

    1907.

  124. Philippa says:

    1907

  125. It was 1904.

  126. Jason Shreve says:

    1907

  127. Brenda Rodocker says:

    1907

  128. Paul Mantzke says:

    1908

  129. Donna says:

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

  130. Melanie Baker says:

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

  131. 1907 !

  132. Cheryl Chiodo says:

    1907

  133. Jen says:

    1907

  134. Joyce says:

    1907

  135. Crystal S. says:

    The first New Year’s Eve celebration held in 1904 but the first ball didn’t drop until 1907.
    sellcrystal2 (at) yahoo dot com

  136. nanjhall says:

    1907

  137. rosemary grant says:

    1907

  138. Katie says:

    1907

  139. Don says:

    It was in 1907.

  140. 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.

  141. john d says:

    1907

  142. leo nepon says:

    1908

  143. 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

  144. Rose Marie says:

    1909

  145. john says:

    1907

  146. Hope says:

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

  147. Lauren says:

    1907

  148. Patty Armstrong says:

    1907 New York City

  149. Kathy says:

    1907

  150. Kevin says:

    1907

  151. Paul Prince says:

    It was in 1907

  152. Ellen Pace says:

    1907

  153. Mike Miller says:

    Dec 31, 1907 :>

  154. Mary Ellen Smith says:

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

  155. Mike Miller says:

    Dec 31, 1907

  156. Pat Korbel says:

    1907

  157. Rebecca T. says:

    1907

  158. kathy holmes says:

    1907

  159. Cathy Roberts says:

    It was in 1907

  160. SANDY says:

    1907

  161. tommy says:

    1907

  162. Karla Andersen says:

    1909

  163. denise hester says:

    1907

  164. denise hester says:

    1907–and still ‘and till perfection’!!

  165. linda brooks says:

    1907

  166. Lanieekat says:

    1907

  167. Helen Foster says:

    1907

  168. Deana Kneen says:

    1907

  169. marti lugli says:

    1907

  170. Stephanie A. says:

    1907

  171. mike says:

    1908

  172. Elizabeth Christian says:

    1907

  173. Lori L says:

    1907 for sure

  174. Angela A says:

    1907

  175. DeeAnne adcox says:

    Dec 31, 1907

  176. Joanne Gregory says:

    1907

  177. Christina says:

    1907!

  178. Carolyn Vogt says:

    1907

  179. Kate Holland says:

    1907….into 1908

  180. Louis says:

    1907

  181. Lori says:

    1907

  182. Teresa says:

    1907

  183. Lesley says:

    1907

  184. Beverly H says:

    1904

  185. JO Mattern says:

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

  186. michele malone says:

    1907

  187. Mary W says:

    1907

  188. Crystal Pierce says:

    1907

  189. scarlet says:

    Pretty sure it was 1907

  190. TIm Laizure says:

    That would have been in 1907

  191. Alisa says:

    1907 :-)

  192. 1907 is when the first ball drop took place … fingers crossed to win …thank you for the chance..@nickandmattsmom Happy new yr!

  193. Terri K. says:

    1907

  194. Julie Sharwtz says:

    1907 and I follow @waterbluffy

  195. Deb G says:

    1907

  196. laur says:

    1907

  197. Shannon Laxton says:

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

  198. Valerie L says:

    1907

  199. Diane C says:

    1907

  200. Joyce Willard says:

    1907

  201. kjasus says:

    it took place in 1907

  202. carol sepe krajewski says:

    1907

  203. Jeanne Workley says:

    1907

  204. Connie Hancock says:

    1904

  205. louise noe says:

    1955

  206. 1951

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

  208. Audrey Euneau says:

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

  209. Kelly Hale says:

    1907

  210. JR Crandall says:

    1907

  211. norma brady says:

    1907

  212. Sarah S says:

    1907

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