French Polynesia, Marquesas Islands UTC -9.5
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When is it going to be 4:20?
|Next 4:20||Location||Local Time|
|00h 19m||French Polynesia, Marquesas Islands UTC -9.5||04:01pm|
|00h 49m||Honolulu, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Aleutian Islands UTC -10||03:31pm|
|01h 49m||American Samoa, Jarvis Island, Niue UTC -11||02:31pm|
|01h 49m||Phoenix Islands, New Zealand, Samoa, Tonga UTC +13||02:31pm|
|02h 04m||Chantham Islands UTC +12.75||02:16pm|
|02h 49m||Baker Island, Howland Island UTC -12||01:31pm|
|02h 49m||Wallis, Fiji, Gilbert Islands, Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Wake Island UTC +12||01:31pm|
|03h 49m||Norfolk Island, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Magadan, Vanuatu UTC +11||12:31pm|
|04h 19m||Lord Howe Island UTC +10.5||12:01pm|
|04h 49m||Vladivostok, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Guam, Port Moresby, Saipan UTC +10||11:31am|
|05h 19m||Broken Hill UTC +9.5||11:01am|
|05h 49m||Dili, Jayapura, Pyongyang, Seoul, Tokyo, Palau UTC +9||10:31am|
|06h 04m||Western Australia, Eucla UTC +8.75||10:16am|
|06h 49m||Casey, Choibalsan, Hong Kong, Kuching, Shanghai, Taipei, Perth UTC +8||09:31am|
|07h 49m||Davis, Bangkik, Barnaul, Jakarta, Novosibirsk, Christmas UTC +7||08:31am|
|08h 19m||Yangon, Cocos, Myanmar UTC +6.5||08:01am|
|08h 49m||Bishkek, Dhaka, Urumqi, Chagos UTC +6||07:31am|
|09h 04m||Nepal UTC +5.75||07:16am|
|09h 19m||Mumbai, Colombo UTC +5.5||07:01am|
|09h 49m||Aqtau, Dushanbe, Oral, Samarkand, Yekaterinburg, Maldives UTC +5||06:31am|
|10h 19m||Kabul UTC +4.5||06:01am|
|10h 49m||Baku, Dubai, Yerevan, Samara, Volgograd, Mahe UTC +4||05:31am|
|11h 19m||Tehran UTC +3.5||05:01am|
|11h 49m||Ababa, Asmara, Juba, Mogadishu, Nairobi, Kuwait, Istanbul, Moscow, Mayotte UTC +3||04:31am|
|12h 49m||Blantyre, Cairo, Johannesburg, Kusaka, Tripoli, Beirut, Gaza, Jerusalem, Kiev UTC +2||03:31am|
|13h 49m||Bangui, Ceuta, Lagos, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Dublin, Madrid, Paris, Stockholm UTC +1||02:31am|
|14h 49m||London, Lisbon, Reykjavik, Canary, Monrovia, Accra UTC +0||01:31am|
|15h 49m||Cape Verde, Greenland, Azores Islands UTC -1||12:31am|
|16h 49m||Fernando de Noronha, South Georgia, South Sandwich Islands UTC -2||11:31pm|
|17h 49m||Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Saint Pierre, Suriname, Falkland Islands, Uruguay UTC -3||10:31pm|
|18h 19m||St. Johns, Newfoundland, Labrador UTC -3.5||10:01pm|
|18h 49m||Santiago, Santo Domingo, Manaus, Caracas, La Paz, Halifax, New Brunswick, Puerto Rico UTC -4||09:31pm|
|19h 49m||New York, Toronto, Havana, Lima, Bogota, Kingston UTC -5||08:31pm|
|20h 49m||Mexico City, Chicago, Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa, Minnipeg, San Jose, San Salvador UTC -6||07:31pm|
|21h 49m||Phoenix, Calgary, Ciudad Juarez, Alberta, Las Vegas, El Paso, Baja, British Columbia UTC -7||06:31pm|
|22h 49m||Los Angeles, Vancouver, Tijuana, San Francisco, Seattle UTC -8||05:31pm|
|23h 49m||Alaska, Gambier Islands UTC -9||04:31pm|
Historical Events on 4/20
2021 – State of Minnesota v. Derek Michael Chauvin: Derek Chauvin is found guilty of all charges in the murder of George Floyd by the Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota.
2020 – For the first time in history, oil prices drop below zero, an effect of the 2020 Russia-Saudi Arabia oil price war.
2015 – Ten people are killed in a bomb attack on a convoy carrying food supplies to a United Nations compound in Garowe in the Somali region of Puntland.
2013 – A 6.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Lushan County, Ya'an, in China's Sichuan province, killing more than 150 people and injuring thousands.
2012 – One hundred twenty-seven people are killed when a plane crashes in a residential area near the Benazir Bhutto International Airport near Islamabad, Pakistan.
2010 – The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explodes in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers and beginning an oil spill that would last six months.
2008 – Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300 becoming the first female driver in history to win an Indy car race.
2007 – Johnson Space Center shooting: William Phillips barricades himself with a handgun in NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas before killing a male hostage and himself.
1999 – Columbine High School massacre: Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold kill 13 people and injure 24 others before committing suicide at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado.
1998 – Air France Flight 422 crashes after taking off from El Dorado International Airport in Bogotá, Colombia, killing all 53 people on board.
1972 – Apollo program: Apollo 16 lunar module, commanded by John Young and piloted by Charles Duke, lands on the moon.
1968 – South African Airways Flight 228 crashes near the Hosea Kutako International Airport in South West Africa (now Namibia), killing 123 people.
1968 – English politician Enoch Powell makes his controversial "Rivers of Blood" speech.
1961 – Cold War: Failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion of US-backed Cuban exiles against Cuba.
1946 – The League of Nations officially dissolves, giving most of its power to the United Nations.
1945 – Twenty Jewish children used in medical experiments at Neuengamme are killed in the basement of the Bullenhuser Damm school.
1945 – World War II: Führerbunker: On his 56th birthday Adolf Hitler makes his last trip to the surface to award Iron Crosses to boy soldiers of the Hitler Youth.
1945 – World War II: U.S. troops capture Leipzig, Germany, only to later cede the city to the Soviet Union.
1922 – The Soviet government creates South Ossetian Autonomous Oblast within Georgian SSR.
1918 – Manfred von Richthofen, a.k.a. The Red Baron, shoots down his 79th and 80th victims, his final victories before his death the following day.
1914 – Nineteen men, women, and children participating in a strike are killed in the Ludlow Massacre during the Colorado Coalfield War.
1908 – Opening day of competition in the New South Wales Rugby League.
1902 – Pierre and Marie Curie refine radium chloride.
1898 – U.S. President William McKinley signs a joint resolution to Congress for declaration of war against Spain, beginning the Spanish–American War.
1884 – Pope Leo XIII publishes the encyclical Humanum genus, condemning Freemasonry.
1876 – The April Uprising begins. Its suppression shocks European opinion, and Bulgarian independence becomes a condition for ending the Russo-Turkish War.
1865 – Astronomer Angelo Secchi demonstrates the Secchi disk, which measures water clarity, aboard Pope Pius IX's yacht, the L'Immaculata Concezion.
1862 – Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard complete the experiment disproving the theory of spontaneous generation.
1861 – Thaddeus S. C. Lowe, attempting to display the value of balloons, makes record journey, flying 900 miles from Cincinnati to South Carolina.
1861 – American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.
1836 – U.S. Congress passes an act creating the Wisconsin Territory.
1828 – René Caillié becomes the second non-Muslim to enter Timbuktu, following Major Gordon Laing. He would also be the first to return alive.
1809 – Two Austrian army corps in Bavaria are defeated by a First French Empire army led by Napoleon at the Battle of Abensberg on the second day of a four-day campaign that ended in a French victory.
1800 – The Septinsular Republic is established.
1792 – France declares war against the "King of Hungary and Bohemia", the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars.
1789 – George Washington arrives at Grays Ferry, Philadelphia, while en route to Manhattan for his inauguration.
1775 – American Revolutionary War: The Siege of Boston begins, following the battles at Lexington and Concord.
1770 – The Georgian king, Erekle II, abandoned by his Russian ally Count Totleben, wins a victory over Ottoman forces at Aspindza.
1752 – Start of Konbaung–Hanthawaddy War, a new phase in the Burmese Civil War (1740–57).
1657 – Freedom of religion is granted to the Jews of New Amsterdam (later New York City).
1657 – English Admiral Robert Blake destroys a Spanish silver fleet, under heavy fire from the shore, at the Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
1653 – Oliver Cromwell dissolves England's Rump Parliament.
1303 – The Sapienza University of Rome is instituted by a bull of Pope Boniface VIII.
Notable Births and Deaths on 4/20
The famous phrase "it's five o'clock somewhere" means that even though it may not be five o'clock in your local time zone, odds are it must be in another part of the world. The end of the work day for a traditional "nine-to-five" worker is 5 p.m. and its typical to see the start of 'Happy-Hour' at most restaurants and bars around this time.
People generally use this phrase to justify drinking at any time of day, given that somewhere in the world it's 5:00 p.m. In countercultures throughout the world, 4:20 p.m. is the socially accepted time where people gather for cannabis-oriented celebrations.
In addition to the occurrence of 4:20p.m. each day, April 20 is observed around the world each year as a time to gather together and celebrate cannabis. The day has become a popular time to advocate for liberalization and legalization through concerts, festivals and protest in civil disobedience.
This website makes it easy to know when its 4:20 by tracking over 30 time zones around the world in real-time. We also have a live countdown that monitors the days leading up to April 20 in your local timezone.
While its true that most time zones around the world differ from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) by a number of full hours, there are also several time zones with both 30-minute and 45-minute hourly offsets. Furthermore, regions that use Daylight Saving Time (DST) change time zones during the DST period and the areas that don't use DST remain on their standard time all year, this results in various 4:20's throughout the day depending on the time of the year. Plus, it was fun to make!
According to Stoner legend, the roots of the term "four-twenty" trace back to Marin County, California in the early 1970's. Five high school students from San Rafael High School would regularly meet after class at 4:20 p.m. to do what stoners do.
They chose that specific time and a specific place, near a statue of chemist Louis Paseur, to hang out and eventually they started using the phrase "4:20 Louis" around each other as code for a cannabis meetup. Details are sketchy, but as the story goes, one of the students (Dave Reddix) eventually went on to become a roadie for the Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh, where the phrase became popularized among followers of the band and started to spread.
In the days since, the time 4:20pm, number 420, and the calendar date April 20 (4/20) have become internationally recognized as counterculture symbols among smokers and non-smokers alike. As cannabis remains illegal in many countries, celebrations are held around the world on April 20 advocating for its decriminalization and legalization.
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