Then they're very sad.The island nation Kiribati rings in the new year first. Kiribati, also known as Christmas Island, is located in the Central Pacific.
...while American Samoa is one of the last places to ring in the new year. American Samoa is actually the second to last place to celebrate the new year behind Baker and Howland Island, which are both uninhabited. Some tourists take advantage of the time difference by flying from Samoa to American Samoa to celebrate twice!
Apparently not according to this, https://londonist.com/2014/12/how-e...rks the 30th,network, by comedian Ernest Wise. I only looked it up as I was surprised there was even a Vodafone network in 1985 I thought the only network available then was Cellnet, but I am wrong, I also didn't know, or had forgotten Vodafone came out of RacalThe UK's inaugural mobile phone call was made from London's St Katharine Docks on 1 January 1985, via the Vodafone network, by comedian Ernest Wise.
yes it did come out of Racal. I well remember being on a press bus for something to do with Racal, when one of the Racal bods came to our table to show us some big brick thing to play with. This would have been round about the time of the launch - am not claiming to have made the first call I stress.Apparently not according to this, https://londonist.com/2014/12/how-ernie-wise-almost-made-the-uks-first-mobile-phone-call#:~:text=This week marks the 30th,network, by comedian Ernest Wise. I only looked it up as I was surprised there was even a Vodafone network in 1985 I thought the only network available then was Cellnet, but I am wrong, I also didn't know, or had forgotten Vodafone came out of Racal
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