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  • Benjamin Franklin was probably one of the first people to talk about daylight saving time.

  • Back in the 17 eighties, Franklin noticed that people were sleeping through the early daylight hours, and they're complaining about the cost of candles to like their home at night.

  • It wasn't until 1918 that the first nationwide daylight saving time law was passed, and at the time Proponent said it was because they wanted to save energy it during World War, but was the real reason because the retail and leisure industry was behind it.

  • After all, More time at the end of the day meant more time to go to a baseball game, to go golfing or to shop the other side.

  • The farmers teamed up with the movie industry.

  • Now the movie industry didn't like daylight saving time because they said people didn't go to the theater when it was still daylight out.

  • And despite popular belief, farmers hated daylight saving time.

  • They said that they needed the sun to burn the dew off their crops before they could pick them.

  • Cows didn't care about daylight saving time.

  • They needed to be milked every 12 hours, and that meant the farmers had to get up an hour earlier in the morning by 1966 Congress that had it.

  • They passed the Uniform Timecode Act, and it allowed any state to opt out.

  • But everyone in the state had to opt out.

  • Today, Arizona, Hawaii and Puerto Rico do not participate in daylight saving time.

  • Now we set our clocks forward the second Sunday in March and backward the first Sunday in November.

Benjamin Franklin was probably one of the first people to talk about daylight saving time.

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現在是夏令時而不是夏令時! (It's Daylight Saving Time not Daylight Savings Time!)

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    林宜悉 發佈於 2021 年 01 月 14 日
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