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William Sword Frost, mayor of Orillia, Ontario, introduced daylight saving time in the municipality during his tenure from 1911 to 1912.


History of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Who invented it and in what year? What is the purpose of having a time change every year and when did Daylight ...


Mar 9, 2012 ... As you prepare to reset your watches, alarms and microwaves, explore eight facts about daylight saving time that might surprise you.


Apr 3, 2005 ... History: How the concept of Daylight Saving Time came to be implemented.


Rationale and original idea. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time (called " Summer Time" in many places in the world) is to make better use of daylight.


Nov 4, 2016 ... As Daylight Saving Time comes to an end once again, it's time to debunk some of the longstanding myths about the practice's history.


Feb 9, 2015 ... Daylight Saving Time has always been as controversial as the day is long. First enacted as an energy-saving measure during World War I — on ...


Nov 5, 2010 ... The idea of resetting clocks forward an hour in the spring and back an hour in the fall was first suggested by Benjamin Franklin in his essay "An ...


2 days ago ... (CNN) Loved by some, loathed by many, daylight saving time has ... whose 2009 book "Seize the Daylight" traces the history of the time shift.