[tz] Some time zone history (4)
stepan at golosunov.pp.ru
Mon Mar 8 18:31:22 UTC 2021
On Wed, Mar 03, 2021 at 04:22:48PM +0000, P Chan via tz wrote:
> Before 14 February 1918, Julian calendar was used in Russia.
> Therefore for the 1917 transitions in tz, 1 July should be 14 July
More likely July 13 23:00, as the text says «from 11 hours of night of
> and 28 December should be 10 January 1918.
http://istmat.info/node/28137 says the change was to be enacted on
December 27, 1917, at 12 hours of night of Petrograd time (as active
from July 1) simultaneously in all Russia. So was it
1918 Jan 9 20:58:41u
And as the civil war was starting around that time the question is
what and where was actually implemented.
> Decrees for the 1917 forward transition:
> In 1920, there were four transitions, the dates were the same as 1921.
> The 1922 transition in Moscow seems to be wrong. Instead, there should be a transition in 1924.
> You may also refer to a section on the Russian Wikipedia.
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