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    Re: Is the date ever the same globally?
    From: Gary Harkins
    Date: 2004 Oct 15, 20:41 EDT
    In a message dated 10/15/2004 7:34:22 PM Eastern Standard Time, jim2{at}JIMTHOMPSON.NET writes:
    All this is why I think
    that the statement, "at the instant of GMT 1200, the date is the same all
    Over the world" is wrong.
    I worked this out earlier but then had to take the wife to dinner.
    I agree with you.  Even at the stroke of 1200 GMT the date is different at the IDL.  0000 on the 14th is the moment that the 14th begins.  2400 on the 15th is the moment the 15th ends.
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