Daylight Saving Time
Daylight Saving Time was created as a way to conserve energy or to make better use of daylight. We change our clocks on this day and push the clock forward to move an hour of daylight from the morning to the evening. Countries have different change dates. While most of you (like us) thought it was Daylight Savings Day – there is no s.
When is Daylight Savings Day?
Daylight saving time is from the second Sunday in March until the first Sunday in November.
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How is Daylight Saving Day celebrated?
- Before going to bed on the second Sunday in March, remember to set your clocks forward an hour
- Enjoy the extra hour of sunlight on this day
- If it’s nice out and warm enough then a barbecue is a great way to celebrate the extra hour
Daylight Saving Day Trivia/Facts:
- Approximately 70 countries use Daylight Saving Time. Japan, India, and China are the only major industrialized countries that do not observe some form of daylight saving
- In the United States, Arizona does not use DST, with the exception of Navajo Nation
- Because of Arizona’s hot climate, DST is largely considered unnecessary
- Hawaii is the only US state that does not use DST at all.
- Multiple states are trying to eliminate DST
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Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on March 11th:
- Anthony Davis – American Basketball Player
- Rupert Murdoch – Chairman of Fox News Channel
- Terrence Howard – Actor
- Johnny Knoxville – Actor
- Benji Madden – Singer