Daylight saving time (DST) or summer time is the practice of advancing clocks
during summer ... Although they did not fix their schedules to the clock in the
modern sense, ancient civilizations adju...
Germany became the first country to introduce DST when clocks were turned
ahead 1 ... Today, DST starts on the second Sunday in March and ends on the
Mar 9, 2012 ... It's “daylight saving time,” not “daylight savings time. ... in favor of maximizing
daylight waking hours, Benjamin Franklin did not originate the idea of moving
clocks forward. By the time he was a 78-year-old American envoy in Paris in
1784, ... States and localities could start and end daylight saving whenever ...
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 ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... Ready or not, daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday. ... And a study that
same year from the University of California-Santa Barbara found it ...
What year did we start Daylight Saving Time? ... A similar, year-round, national
observance went into effect in World War II, starting February 9, 1942, and ending
from David Prerau's Seize the Daylight, the definitive daylight saving time book ...
the next two days and found that, yes, it actually did rise so early every day. ...
One year, 23 different pairs of DST start and end dates were used in Iowa alone.
Mar 13, 2016 ... In 1966 the United States officially adopted the Uniform Time Act of 1966, which
outlined Daylight Saving Time to begin on the last Sunday of ...
Mar 31, 2006 ... In 2005, the U.S. Congress passed a law extending DST by one month as of
2007. Next year, daylight saving time will begin three weeks ...
The dates marking the beginning and end of daylight time have changed as
Congress ... called the Standard Time Act. The act also established daylight
saving time, ... After those two years the starting date reverted to the last Sunday