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Subject

Daylight Saving Time

Concept  From 1905 

Categories: Social Welfare

The idea of adjusting clocks in order to benefit from daylight was first proposed in New Zealand in 1895, and was first implemented by Germany and her allies in WW1 (to save coal). William Willett came up with the idea independently in the UK in 1905 but it was not implemented here until WW1 and in the US in 1918.

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Daylight Saving Time

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William Willett

Hamptons International, the estate agents, occupy William Willett’s former es...

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