Others say that it influences people to spend more time out of the house, thus decreasing the need for artificial lighting as well as the likelihood of using home electric appliances.
Daylight Saving came to America after World War I, thanks to industrialist Robert Garland, who insisted that the practice was energy efficient and that the extra hour of light in the evening in the summer would allow Americans to enjoy more outdoor activities. As a result of this essay, Franklin is often erroneously given the honor of "inventing" daylight saving time, but he only proposed a change in sleep schedules-not the time itself.
Before President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Uniform Time Act in 1966, which established a uniform daylight saving time, local governments could start and end daylight saving time as they desired.
What countries follow Daylight Saving Time?
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DST will return at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018.
It's time to turn your clocks back.
Not all states observe daylight saving time since states can exempt themselves from the time change. However, any State can opt out of Daylight Saving Time by passing a State law.
After the national repeal in 1919, some states and cities, including New York City and Chicago, continued to shift their clocks. In 2013, iPhone customers experienced a daylight saving time bug.
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Commonly referred to as daylight "savings" time, the correct term is actually daylight saving time.
1986-2006 - Daylight Saving Time begins on the first Sunday in April and ends on the last Sunday in October.
Since it is fall, clocks will be moved back one hour at that time.
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