Another American-centric article. Times zones were actually invented in Canada.

Scottish-born Canadian Sir Sandford Fleming proposed a worldwide system of time zones in 1879. He advocated his system at several international conferences, and is credited with "the initial effort that led to the adoption of the present time meridians".

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_zone#:~:text=Scottish%2Dborn%20Canadian%20Sir%20Sandford,of%20the%20present%20time%20meridians%22.

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