Modern Daylight Saving Time was first proposed by the New Zealand entomologist George Vernon Hudson, whose shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect insects, and led him to value after-hours daylight. In 1895 he presented a paper to the Wellington Philosophical Society proposing a two-hour daylight-saving shift, and after considerable interest was expressed in Christchurch, New Zealand, he followed up in an 1898 paper.
Daylight Saving Time Starts - * Charleston, West Virginia - * Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM clocks are turned Forward 1 hour to * Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:00 AM - * Sunrise and Sunset will be about 1 hour later than the day before on Mar 8, 2015. * There will be more light in the evening. *Daylight Savings Time is Also called Spring Forward and summer time.
The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones—one hour apart
This item has been corrected. Daylight saving time in the US ends Nov. 3, part of the an annual ritual where Americans (who don't live in Arizona or Hawaii) and residents of 78 other countries including Canada (but not Saskatchewan), most of Europe, Australia and New Zealand turn their clocks back one hour. It's a...