Pogue writes: Late tonight — specifically, 123 seconds after 1:00 a.m. — the time and date, for the first time in all of humanity, will be 01:02:03 04/05/06.
Pogue also points out that this moment will never come again.
He is correct; to a point. In Europe, which displays the date before the month, this moment will occur next month, at 123 seconds past 1 a.m. on 4 May. These two occurrences will truly never happen again.