Sir Sandford Fleming and the Creation of Standard Time
Written by Clark Blaise
eBook, 272 pages
July 27, 2011
It is difficult today to imagine life before standard time was established in 1884. In the middle of the nineteenth century, for example, there were 144 official time zones in North America alone. The confusion that ensued, especially among the burgeoning railroad companies, was an hourly comedy of errors that ultimately...
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