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March 29 2009 1 29 /03 /March /2009 09:56


DST or summer time began at 2:00 AM last night.

DST is the convention of advancing clocks so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less.
Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in autumn.
Modern DST was first proposed in 1907 by an English builder whose name was William Willett.

Many countries have used it since then.


     DST used      DST no longer used      DST never used

In the European Union, Summer Time begins and ends at 1:00 a.m. Universal Time (Greenwich Mean Time). It begins the last Sunday in March and ends the last Sunday in October. In the EU, all time zones change at the same moment.

Most of the United States begins Daylight Saving Time at 2:00 a.m. on the second Sunday in March and reverts to standard time on the first Sunday in November. In the U.S., each time zone switches at a different time.

So don't forget to set your alarm clock for tomorrow !

By the way, do we set the clocks back or forward ?

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jeremie.S 04/07/2009 15:55

We set the clocks back

gregory 04/03/2009 16:36

we put the clock forward


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