This Day in History Entry #35

October 12th, 2009 by Wordsman

(NOTE: this is for October 13th, not the 12th)

Where on Earth is the center of time?
Where to draw the meridian Prime?
O’er these questions and more
The committee did pore
They chose to follow Greenwich’s chime

Event: Prime meridian officially established as passing through Greenwich, England
Year: 1884
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  1. Gramma F Says:

    Something to do with the Greenwich meridian being zero?

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