Saturday, November 01, 2008

Today, only mavricky Arizona does not observe Daylight Saving Time

tip to Amy Welborn

It was just over 100 years ago, on a summer morning in 1905, that William Willett thought up the idea while riding through the English countryside. Willett thought it a pity that so many people were “wasting daylight” by sleeping in, and hit upon the idea that by having everyone set their clocks ahead one hour, he could get people to enjoy more hours of daylight after they had finished work. Read more

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