The Philippines changed its date to the Eastern (Asiatic) side in 1845
as trade interests of the Philippines turned more and more away from the Latin America (around Cape Horn) and increased trade with China, the Malay peninsula, the Dutch East Indies (route around the Cape of Good Hope).
(Majuro, Marshall Islands)
(Wallis and Futuna)
Cook Islands changed its date from the Eastern (Asia, New Zealand, Australia) side to the Western (American) side on Christmas day 1899, celebrating Christmas twice to correct the calendar.
- German Samoa (Apia)
- American Samoa (Pago Pago)
Kingdom of Samoa changed its Eastern (Asiatic) date to the Western (American) date on Monday, 4 of July 1892, having two American Independence Days in succession.
In 1899 the Kingdom of Samoa was divided by the Germany, USA / UK to the western islands (German Samoa) , the eastern islands (American Samoa).
(U.K. was compensated with other territories in the Pacific and West Africa).
Alaska was a Russian territory (Russian America) until 1867 keeping the same date as at home (Eastern or Asiatic date).
On Friday, 6 October 1867 (Julian calendar, Asiatic date), Alaska prepared to have another Friday, 6 October 1867 (Julian calendar, American date),
but transitioning into Friday, 18 October (Gregorian calendar, American date).
The result was a total change of +12 days (+13 days adjustment from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and -1 day for moving from Asiatic date to the American date).
Morrell and Byers Isl. (fake islands)
Captain Morrell falsely reported the discovery of a small islands northwest of the Hawaii and named one island as Byers island (after New York owner of the ship James Byers) and
another island named after himself (Morrell island). In 1875 the British Admiralty removed the nonexistent Morrell and Byers Islands from its nautical charts, however these "fake islands"
continued to appear on different charts (maps, globes) until 1950-1970 by different publishers.
(Tahiti, French Polynesia)
(Phoenix Islands, Kiribati)