“Clockwise on a Sundial, All day to get to the Next Island and ‘Remember When We Used to Be Friends?!!’”
Clocks run clockwise because that’s the direction shadows would move around a sundial. At least in the Northern Hemisphere, where clocks were developed.
Samoa and American Samoa are less than 80 miles apart . . . but since they’re on opposite sides of the International Date Line, their time zones are 24 hours apart.
Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr worked together as defense attorneys in America’s first murder trial in 1800. Four years later, Burr killed Hamilton in a duel.