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New Zealander George Vernon Hudson was the first to suggest the concept that has become known as Daylight Savings Time. In 1895, he presented a paper to the Wellington Philosophica...

Daylight Saving Time
Sunday, March 08, 2015 - Sunday, November 01, 2015
Daylight Saving Time (DST) is a way of making better use of the natural daylight by setting your clock forward one hour during the summer months, and back again in the fall.

Daylight saving time

Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour so that in the evening hours day light is ...

Daylight Saving Time - When do we change our clocks? - Webexhibits

When we change our clocks. Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to standard time on  ...
(local time) on Sunday, March 10th and end at 2:00 a.m. "Just as sunflowers turn their heads to catch every sunbeam, so too have we discovered a simple way to get more from our sun." -- From's The history of daylight saving time in America is interes... More »
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About Daylight Saving Time - History, rationale, laws & dates

Why do we have Daylight Saving Time? History from Benjamin Franklin to the present. U.S. law and practice. Worldwide time change dates. Daylight Saving ...

Daylight Time - Astronomical Applications Department

History of daylight saving time and a brief calendar of the time change.

End Day Light Saving Time

Why did daylight saving time (DST) start, and why does it still continue? When asking a random sample of people we heard two answers again and again: "To ...

NASA - Daylight Saving Time - NASA Eclipse Web Site

Benjamin Franklin is credited with the concept of Daylight Saving Time. The basic idea is to make the best use of daylight hours by shifting the clock forward in ...

When Does Daylight Saving Time End in 2015?

Daylight Saving Time 2015 ends on Sunday, November 1 at 2 A.M. How did this practice of DST begin? Read more . . . Before going to bed on Saturday, ...

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Q: When is Daylight Saving Time?
A: United States and Canada: In 2013, Daylight Saving Tme begins March 10 - set your clock(s) forward. one hour at 2:00 AM on the second Sunday in March. It ends o... Read More »
Q: What is daylight saving time?
A: Starting in 2007, daylight time begins in the United States on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. On the second Sunday in Marc... Read More »
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Q: When is daylights savings time?
A: In 2008, daylight time begins on March 9 and ends on November 2. ChaCha on! Read More »
Q: Why Daylight Saving Time?
A: Geographer Matt Rosenberg explains: Daylight Saving Time was instituted in the United States during World War I in order to save energy for war production by ta... Read More »