A small contribution to California timezone history
alois at astro.ch
Thu Sep 8 19:24:31 UTC 2011
Calfornia, the US state with the highest population, seems to be one of
the most regular timezone history, well represented by zone
One exception has however been brought to my attention, which I report
here, as a contribution to the completion of pre-1970 timezone history.
# Information published to the Public Domain.
# Palm Springs suffered under the shadow of Mt. San Jacinto and
# decided to go on DST from 1946 Nov 17 for 120 days,
# ending 1947 Mar 17.
# Source: Beaver Valley Times, 1946 Nov 8, and other newspapers.
# Palm Springs is at 116w33.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Palm_Springs -7:36:12 - LMT 1883 Nov 18 12:23:48
-8:00 US P%sT 1946 Nov 17 02:00
-7:00 - PDT 1947 Mar 17 02:00
-8:00 CA P%sT 1967
-8:00 US P%sT
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