New York, United States of America
BALL DROPS IN NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE AS 2001 PASSES INTO 2002.
The famed Times Square "ball" drops over Two Times Square in New York
in the final seconds of December 31, 2001. An estimated 500,000 people
crowded Times Square under heavy security to watch the 95th annual
"ball drop" marking the end of 2001 and the beginning of 2002.