What is Daylight Savings Time DayIt's a day when people of various locations across the world set their clocks one hour a head of the standard time. The practice was first introduced in Europe during the First World War. The idea was to take advantage of the longest summer days by gaining an extra hour of daylight and shortening the days in winter. It was not a new concept, back in 1784 American inventor and politician Benjamin Franklin suggested that starting the day earlier in summer will save a considerable number of candles. Those in favor of practice same today's energy consuming society the environmental benefits links to changing a clock on considerable or of a small amount of electricity as save per household added up they can be significant.
When is Daylight Savings Time 2014Many countries change their clock twice a year to observe day light saving time. The date of Daylight Savings Time Starts and Ends may vary with year to year and also depends on location.
Daylight Savings Time 2014 USAIn United States DST starts on the second Sunday of March at 02:00 AM. And it ends on the first Sunday of November at the same time as started in the month of March. DST 2014 has begun on 9th March 2014 and will end on 2nd November.
Daylight Savings Time 2014 EuropeIn Europe DST starts on March's last Sunday (30th March 2014) and clocks sets backward on October's last Sunday (26th October 2014).
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