Farewell for a new day will move from Cape Mulinuu to Cape Taputapu
tim at timtimeonline.com
Tue May 10 21:55:38 UTC 2011
I don't think it's quite been finalized yet, but
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13334229 seems to suggest that (Western)
Samoa will transition from Thursday 29 December 2011 23:59:59 UTC-11:00 to
Saturday 31 December 2011 00:00:00 UTC+13:00.
> *So Samoa plans to reset its clocks and calendars when it shifts the
> dateline - probably on Thursday 29 December, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele
> Malielegaoi said. *
> * *
> * *
> *Samoa will lose a day as it jumps straight from Thursday to Saturday. Any
> residents with a birthday on Friday 30 December will have to celebrate a day
> early, or a day late, as that date will not exist in their country.*
mentions that "the shift would probably take place on December 29."
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 17:19, Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E] <
olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov> wrote:
> Does anyone know at what instant Samoa plans to make its 24-hour jump?
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