Fall Back For The End Of Daylight Saving Time!

Fall Back For The End Of Daylight Saving Time!

Fall Back For The End Of Daylight Saving Time!

You could arrive an hour early to church, sit in the pews contemplating stained glass, and kick yourself for not remembering to set your clock back. It has been reported that MA is now on its way to joining these areas and making changing the clocks a thing of the past. It also means darker skies heading home from school or work.

Originally adopted in Europe and the U.S.to save energy during World War I, daylight saving time has always been controversial, The Washington Post noted growing research now shows switching the clocks twice a year saves little, if any, energy. This is also where you can find more information about timekeeping and daylight saving in the U.S.

Though we are "falling back", daylight saving time will "spring forward" March 11.

In no secret that Canada, in general, has followed the United States in lockstep when it comes to making the most of daylight hours. Daylight saving is repealed in 1919, but continues to be recognized in certain areas of the United States.


Daylight saving actually wasn't signed into law until 1966 when President Lyndon Johnson made it an official practice.

1974-1975 - Congress extends DLS in order to save energy during the energy crisis. For many years, DST was from the last Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October.

Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and most of Arizona don't observe daylight saving time, so there's no need to change the clocks in those places.

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