An intriguing controversy hit much of the civilized planet in the second half of the 19th century. How would we tell what time it is? For the whole of human history, this was not a problem. Schedules were coordinated based on the position of the sun. With the invention of the sundial—sometime around 1500 BC and used commonly until relatively recently—mankind knew that having the sun overhead meant it was midday.
The face of the medieval clock with mechanical levers, ticks, and gongs was nothing but an extension of the sundial, except that you could tell the time even if the sun was not out. That’s rather helpful and one can see how it caught on. The city hall and the main churches in every town would sound the time for the whole community….
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