TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/1/23 – INTERNATIONAL PRIME MERIDIAN DAY!

It could have been cutting your hometown in half at 0° 00′ 05.33″ longitude and making it famous for no good reason, instead of Greenwich, England. But nooo, Greenwich had an observatory in 1851, when British Royal Astronomer Sir George Airy whacked up the world into 360 meridians, making today INTERNATIONAL PRIME MERIDIAN DAY! In 1881, 125 nations of […]

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