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This Sunday 11/6, Daylight Savings Time ends.
Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour. Yes this is the time of year we receive that one hour back from spring. 
Here is a little trivia about the history of daylight savings. 
** Daylight Savings Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of the daylight.
** DST was first used in Canada in 1908 in Thunder Bay Ontario
** Germany became the first country to use DST in 1916. Their motive was to minimize the use of artificial lighting in order to save fuel for the war    effort during World War 1. 
** In 1918 President Woodrow Wilson signed DST into law to support the war effort during World War 1. 
** DST was named " Fast Time" in the US.
** American Robert Garland, a Pittsburgh industrialist who had encountered the idea of DST in the UK, is often referred to as the "Father of Daylight Saving" for his initiative efforts to be used in the US.
** Year-round DST, also called "War Time", was in force during World War II, from Feb. 9, 1942, - Sept, 30, 1945 in the U.S. and Canada. 
** From 1945 to 1966 there were no uniform rules for DST in the US. As you can imagine, this created widespread confusion.
The Uniform Time Act of 1966 was established by Congress stating DST would begin on the last Sunday of April and end on the last Sunday of October. 
** States have the ability to be exempt from DST by passing a state ordinance.
** DST is now in use in over 70 countries worldwide and affects over a billion people every year. 

The early darkness in evening is always a sign of summer's end...
How do you feel about Daylight Savings Time? Do you always remember the saying "Spring forward and Fall back"?

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