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Why is New Year called Sylvester in Germany?

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No, your friend isn't planning to ring in the New Year with someone named Silvester instead of you. Silvester is the German name for New Year's Eve – owing to the fourth century Pope Sylvester I. Eventually made a saint by the Catholic Church, his feast day is observed on December 31th.
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