Common Calendar, Year, and Weekdays

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How did the international world go about establishing a common format of date and time? I know other cultures still have their original calendars that run concurrent to the Gregorian, but for all intents and purposes, every country recognizes that right now it is Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024 (9:32 am my local time). When and how did this come about?

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In 1884 representatives from 26 nations gathered in the US capital to come to an agreement on time, since then most other nations have come on board

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Meridian_Conference

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