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15 June 1916

Extract from the official war diary of 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

VILLERS d’HOPITAL

Owing to the introduction of the Daylight Saving scheme in France, an hour’s rest was lost to the Battalion on the night of May 15th/16th, and of the morning of the 16th.

Plan To End Daylight Saving Time In California Passes Committee

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A Bay Area lawmaker’s proposal to end Daylight Saving Time in California passed a State Senate committee this week.

AB 385 by Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D-San Jose) would place a measure before voters that would propose dropping DST in the Golden State and remaining in Pacific Standard Time year-round. 156 more words

News

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time includes the process of advancing clock one hour forwards during Summer, and turning the clock back to standard time in Autumn.

Daylight Saving Time was first proposed in 1895 by New Zealander George Hudson, and German Empire and Austria-Hungary were the first nations to implement it, in 1916. 124 more words

Invention

Time Terminologies: GMT and UTC

Although time terminologies are often spoken and used but still many of us do not have proper understanding of terms like GMT and UTC. Let us have a basic review of these terms. 598 more words

Coordinated Universal Time

April 29, 1929

Mon., 29  No morning devotions. The daylight-saving time has gone into effect & is too early for me most mornings. Foster Danyow painting over the bathroom. 34 more words

DIARIES

The Rhythm of the Night: Nocturnal Geographies

Kate Whiston, University of Nottingham

The clocks have gone forward, the nights are getting lighter, and, as ever, there’s geography to be found in it all! 1,028 more words

Geography Compass