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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

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Daylight Saving Time USA

DST United States of America

Easy to remember: Spring Forward one hour, Fall Back

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

Canada DST

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

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