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Daylight Savings Time Invented By George Vernon Hudson, 19th-Century Entomologist (PHOTOS) – The Huffington Post

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Daylight Savings Time Invented By George Vernon Hudson, 19th-Century Entomologist (PHOTOS) – The Huffington Post

Daylight Savings Time Invented By George Vernon Hudson, 19th-Century Entomologist (PHOTOS)
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Don’t know much about the origins of daylight saving time? Maybe it’s time to learn about the semi-annual time shift, which goes into effect on Sunday across most of the U.S. and in 69 other countries around the world.

Benjamin Franklin is sometimes credited with the invention of daylight saving time. In 1784, he made a joking reference to something like daylight saving in a letter from France

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March 11, 2012 at 4:13 pm

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