On This Day In Weather History: November 18

It was on this day in 1883 that times zones were used for the first time in North America. The idea was implemented by the railroad companies.

SAN ANTONIO – It was on this day in 1883 that times zones were used for the first time in North America. The idea was implemented by the railroad companies. It would later be officially adopted by the United States in 1918.


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