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Daylight saving time ends

Jared Felkins • Dec 15, 2015 at 1:46 PM

Daylight saving time officially ends Sunday at 2 a.m., and clocks should be moved back one hour.

According to reports, the modern idea of daylight saving was first proposed in 1895 by George Vernon Hudson, and it was first implemented by Germany and Austria-Hungary starting April 30, 1916. Many countries have used it at various times since then. Much of the United States used DST in the 1950s and 1960s, and DST use expanded following the 1970s energy crisis. It has been widely used in North America and Europe since then.

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