[tz] The Pi Day of the century

Philip Newton philip.newton at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 21:06:21 UTC 2015

On 7 March 2015 at 21:45, Brian Inglis <Brian.Inglis at systematicsw.ab.ca> wrote:
> On 2015-03-06 12:20, Even Scharning wrote:
>> The Pi Day of the century is only a few days away!
>> One day every century, the numbers of the current
>> month, day, year,  hour, minute and second line up
>> to match the first 10 digits of the  mathematical
>> constant pi: 3.14.15 9:26:53.
> AFAIR from various L14N sources, that date order is
> used only in the US. So shouldn't that be US Pi time
> of the century, if you can ignore the implied leading
> zero in 09:...?
> Low res annual international Pi time would be 3-14 15,

I'm not sure what you mean by that; there is no fourteenth month. (As
you yourself say, month–day order is mostly a US thing, not an
international one.)

Pi Day on 3/14 is a US thing pretty much by definition.

The rest of the world sometimes celebrates Pi Approximation day on 22/7.


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