Little Known Facts About Daylight Saving Time

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dst_factsDid you know that the first American to advocate for daylight saving was Benjamin Franklin. He realized in 1784 that many people burned candles at night yet slept past dawn in the summer, wasting early-morning sunlight.

It wasn’t until World War I that daylight saving time was first used as part of an effort in the United States and other warring countries to conserve fuel.

Don’t forget to move you clocks forward 1 hour before going to bed tonight!