[SpamCop-List] Re: OT Earth Day and Google
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Fri Apr 23 06:46:41 EDT 2004
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
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| > Still researching,
| Okay, I'm gradually getting the lowdown on this equinox vs Apr 22
| business. It has been a problem since the very earliest days. The
| first 'official' ED was Mar 21 1970 in San Francisco - based on Earth
| Day Proclamation.in 1969 and that was John McConnell's 'baby'.
| Senator Gaylord Nelson started cooking up some environmentalism in '62,
| but it didn't get very far until the fall of '69 when he proposed a
| nationwide teach-in ED for '70, which gave birth to ED Apr 22 1970 which
| was 'attended' by 20 million Americans. So, that was a 'bigger and
| better' ED than the first little SF one.
| So each of the proponents has struggled with or against the other guys
| trying to steal 'their' ED. I think the UN recognizes the equinox one
| or maybe the Sunday near the equinox. You can see how there might be
| some noise about Easter in that zone.
And the Easter Date was cooped from ....?
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