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2018-09-05 12:35:43 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Calendar: Revert broken tzdata change in previous commit.

25:   # in New York City (1869-10). His 1870 proposal was based on Washington, DC,   # but in 1872-05 he moved the proposed origin to Greenwich.    - # From Paul Eggert (2016-09-21): + # From Paul Eggert (2018-03-20):   # Dowd's proposal left many details unresolved, such as where to draw   # lines between time zones. The key individual who made time zones   # work in the US was William Frederick Allen - railway engineer,
36:   # to the General Time Convention on 1883-04-11, saying that his plan   # meant "local time would be practically abolished" - a plus for   # railway scheduling. By the next convention on 1883-10-11 nearly all - # railroads had agreed and it took effect on 1883-11-18 at 12:00. - # That Sunday was called the "day of two noons", as the eastern parts - # of the new zones observed noon twice. Allen witnessed the - # transition in New York City, writing: + # railroads had agreed and it took effect on 1883-11-18. That Sunday + # was called the "day of two noons", as some locations observed noon + # twice. Allen witnessed the transition in New York City, writing:   #   # I heard the bells of St. Paul's strike on the old time. Four   # minutes later, obedient to the electrical signal from the Naval
348:   # Nebraska, eastern North Dakota, Oklahoma, eastern South Dakota,   # western Tennessee, most of Texas, Wisconsin    + # From Paul Eggert (2018-01-07): + # In 1869 the Chicago Astronomical Society contracted with the city to keep + # time. Though delayed by the Great Fire, by 1880 a wire ran from the + # Dearborn Observatory (on the University of Chicago campus) to City Hall, + # which then sent signals to police and fire stations. However, railroads got + # their time signals from the Allegheny Observatory, the Madison Observatory, + # the Ann Arbor Observatory, etc., so their clocks did not agree with each + # other or with the city's official time. The confusion took some years to + # clear up. See: + # Moser M. How Chicago gave America its time zones. Chicago. 2018-01-04. + # http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/January-2018/How-Chicago-Gave-America-Its-Time-Zones/ +    # From Larry M. Smith (2006-04-26) re Wisconsin:   # https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/175.pdf   # is currently enforced at the 01:00 time of change. Because the local
412:   # ...according to the Census Bureau, the largest city is Beulah (although   # it's commonly referred to as Beulah-Hazen, with Hazen being the next   # largest city in Mercer County). Google Maps places Beulah's city hall - # at 47 degrees 15' 51" N, 101 degrees 46' 40" W, which yields an offset - # of 6h47'07". + # at 47° 15' 51" N, 101° 46' 40" W, which yields an offset of 6h47'07".      Zone America/North_Dakota/Beulah -6:47:07 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:12:53    -7:00 US M%sT 2010 Nov 7 2:00
446:   # California, northern Idaho (Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater,   # Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone counties, Idaho county   # north of the Salmon River, and the towns of Burgdorf and Warren), - # Nevada (except West Wendover), Oregon (except the northern 3/4 of + # Nevada (except West Wendover), Oregon (except the northern ¾ of   # Malheur county), and Washington      # From Paul Eggert (2016-08-20):
944:    -5:00 - EST 2006    -5:00 US E%sT    + # From Paul Eggert (2018-03-20): + # The Louisville & Nashville Railroad's 1883-11-18 change occurred at + # 10:00 old local time; train were supposed to come to a standstill + # for precisely 18 minutes. See Bartky Fig. 1 (page 50). It is not + # clear how this matched civil time in Louisville, so for now continue + # to assume Louisville switched at noon new local time, like New York. + #   # Part of Kentucky left its clocks alone in 1974.   # This also includes Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties in Indiana.   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER
1896:   # manager of the Creston & District Museum. The article was written in May 2009.   # http://www.ilovecreston.com/?p=articles&t=spec&ar=260   # According to the article, Creston has not changed its clocks since June 1918. - # i.e. Creston has been stuck on UTC-7 for 93 years. + # i.e. Creston has been stuck on UT-7 for 93 years.   # Dawson Creek, on the other hand, changed its clocks as recently as April 1972.      # Unfortunately the exact date for the time change in June 1918 remains
3252:   # http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/The-politician-in-all-of-us_17573647   #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone America/Jamaica -5:07:11 - LMT 1890 # Kingston -  -5:07:11 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time + Zone America/Jamaica -5:07:10 - LMT 1890 # Kingston +  -5:07:10 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time    -5:00 - EST 1974    -5:00 US E%sT 1984    -5:00 - EST
3403:   #   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone America/Grand_Turk -4:44:32 - LMT 1890 -  -5:07:11 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time +  -5:07:10 - KMT 1912 Feb # Kingston Mean Time    -5:00 - EST 1979    -5:00 US E%sT 2015 Nov Sun>=1 2:00    -4:00 - AST 2018 Mar 11 3:00