Before you go to bed this Saturday night, set your time pieces ahead One Hour as we move into Daylight Saving Time. The concept of moving a nation’s clocks forward and backward every spring and fall has been around for over a century, starting with a New Zealander, George Hudson in 1895. The concept reared its head every so often, most usually by the well-to-do, often related to their ability to play more of their favourite sport, golf, in the summer evenings. During the First and Second World Wars, both sides opted for daylight savings times in large part to conserve coal and oil for their war efforts. After both conflicts ended, most countries returned to normal, except for Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Ireland.
Before going to bed this Saturday night, move your time pieces; appliances; electronics one hour.