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2018-01-29

2018-01-29 16:45:57 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to 2018c.

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
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