William Willetts and Daylight Saving Time
The London builder who wanted to improve 'health and happiness'
His idea came into effect one year after his death
Daylight Saving Time USA
DST United States of America
Easy to remember: Spring Forward one hour, Fall Back
Benjamin Franklin Satirises the Waste of Daylight
How waking up early made Franklin think about natural light
He suggested a tax on shuttered windows and public alarm clocks
Canadian Daylight Saving Time
Latest clock change: 12 March 2017. DST started and clocks went forward an hour
Australia & DST
Australia Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time runs in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania from the beginning of October through to the beginning of April.
Daylight Saving Time (DST)
Clock Changes in 2017
Follow the links for more information about DST and exceptions within countries.
European Union (EU) and Daylight Saving (DST)
DST starts end of March and ends end of October
Apart from EU members, several European countries abide by the same rules