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...
George Vernon Hudson, an entomologist and astronomer, invented the modern idea of Daylight Savings Time in 1895.
Benjamin Franklin proposed some ideas similar to Daylight Savings Time in the late 1700's. William Willett independently came up with DST in 1905, and was responsible for its adoption in 1916.
For local implementations, see Daylight saving time by country. "Daylight Saving"
.... G. V. Hudson invented modern DST, proposing it first in 1895. Modern DST ...
Today, daylight saving time (DST) is used in many countries. ... American
inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay called “An Economical
Mar 9, 2012 ... Early Sunday morning, most Americans will set their clocks ahead one hour as
daylight saving time (DST) returns. Springing forward may seem ...
The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time (called "Summer Time" many places
in the world) is to make better use of daylight. The idea was first mentioned in a ...
Daylight Saving Time has been used in the United States and in many ... 1966,
by President Lyndon Johnson, created Daylight Saving Time to begin on the last
Mar 8, 2015 ... History: How the concept of Daylight Saving Time came to be implemented.
Mar 8, 2015 ... We lost an hour this morning, awaking to an already sunny sky. Some may feel
robbed an hour from their day. So why, again, do we do this?