[tz] [PROPOSED PATCH] Fix 1948-1966 transitions for Los Angeles
davidc at astrosoftware.com
Sat Aug 20 16:10:35 UTC 2016
Thank you for the clarificaiton, Steve. I think this makes it clear that the
original rule of DST ending on 1 Jan 1949 in California is correct.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Allen" <sla at ucolick.org>
To: "Time Zone Database discussion" <tz at iana.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:05 AM
Subject: Re: [tz] [PROPOSED PATCH] Fix 1948-1966 transitions for Los Angeles
> On Sat 2016-08-20T09:02:56 -0400, David Cochrane hath writ:
>> It does appear that DST ended in California on 16 Jan instead of 1
>> Jan 1949. A newspaper arnnouncement of DST ending on 16 Jan 1949
>> would confirm this.
> LA Times believed it was Jan 1
> 1948 Dec 9, pg 1
> Warren sets Jan 1 to end daylight time
> Decision announced after conference with power chief
> Sacramento Dec 8 (AP)
> California will return to standard time Jan. 1, Gov. Warren
> decreed today.
> 1949 Jan 1, pg 1
> The correct time is now an hour slow
> There are 25 hours in today, Jan 1. At 2 a.m. PDT, daylight saving time
> went out the window, the correct time became 1 a.m. PST
> and a Jan 2 article down from the SF Chronicle blamed Warren for
> the Cal Bears losing the Rose Bowl to Northwestern.
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