Who invented daylight savings time confusion?
A majority of people say Benjamin Franklin invented Daylight Savings Time, but some other people say William Willet (i think) or George Vernon Hudson did. So, who did it? Who invented Daylight Savings Time? Proof, please (like what were the others, Franklin, William, or Hudson, doing instead?) Simple words, short summaries will be appreciated. I'm not a genius just confused. Please & thank you (:
Asked By: Loaney - 11/3/2010
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Modern DST was first proposed by the New Zealand entomologist George Vernon Hudson, whose shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect insects, and made him aware of the value of after-hours daylight. In 1895 he presented a paper to the Wellington Philosophical Society proposing a two-hour daylight-saving shift, and... More
Answered By: Irving - 11/5/2010
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George Vernon Hudson in 1895 officially proposed daylight savings time.
Answered By: ilovepups14 - 11/3/2010
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