[tz] Japanese Summer time fallback transition in autumn 2020?
Michael H Deckers
michael.h.deckers at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 27 15:24:12 UTC 2018
On 2018-09-18 20:59, Paul Eggert wrote about the question whether
Tokyo's switch to winter time in 1951 happened at 1951-09-08T14:00Z
or at 1951-09-08T15:00Z::
> Possibly some people did one thing while others did the other, as the
> American occupiers did not always see eye-to-eye with the Japanese
> populace and I doubt whether it's entirely a coincidence that Japan
> stopped observing DST three days after US occupation ended.
Just a minor correction:
I think you mean the signing of the peace treaty with Japan, online at
This happened on 1951-09-08 (a Saturday) in San Francisco, as stated in
the text. It is quite likely that it was done after 08:00 PPT, so that
local time in Tokyo was after 1951-09-09T00:00 in either interpretation,
and not three days before the switch to winter time.
US occupation of Japan ended only in 1952.
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