Non-EU Europe, record set today

Paul Eggert eggert at
Mon Oct 28 06:20:42 UTC 1996

   Date: 27 Oct 96 23:58:39 EST
   From: Chris Carrier <72157.3334 at CompuServe.COM>

   can we assume that all European countries that are *not* in the EU
   and those former republics of the ex-Soviet Union that observed DST
   also delayed their ending date this year until the end of October?

As far as I know, the only exception is Kirgizstan, which (according
to the IATA) continued with its old rules and switched the last Sunday
in September.  (I'm still preparing a zoneinfo patch using IATA data
that Gwillim Law kindly sent me a summary of.)

   I believe that some sort of record was set today: more people
   changed time today, 1996 October 27, than on any other date...

Could be.  1991-09-15 is another candidate; it's the last time that
China changed its clocks.

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