Friday, December 30, 2011

Entire country loses a day

At some point most of us have lost days of our lives to chores, illness, travel or even (seemingly) in queues – but the population of an entire country is about to lose one at once.

Why? Well the
South Pacific island nation of Samoa is skipping forwards a day from midnight on Thursday.

As the clock strikes 12 on 29 December, the country will collectively leap a whole day into the future, meaning it will have lost Friday 30 December completely and wake up on Saturday 31 December instead.


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