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22/07/1915 Scottish engineer Sandford Fleming dies

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Sandford Fleming: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know |sandford fleming building |sandford fleming library

He is known as the man, who divided the world into time zones. He suggested them while in charge of the initial survey for the Canadian Pacific Railway across the continent. His idea evolved in the current system of time zones. Fleming also designed the Three Penny Beaver, first Canadian postage stamp.
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