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A Timeline of how Daylight Saving Time came to be

Emily Cummings, Staff Writer

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1784- Benjamin Franklin first proposed the concept of Daylights Savings

1918- The Standard Time Act established saving to help engineers prepare for World War I

1942- Franklin Roosevelt established a year-round Daylight Savings Time that lasted for three years during World War II

1966- United States Congress officially passed the Uniform Time Act of 1966

2005- President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act to extend Daylight Savings Time in 2007

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Emily Cummings, Staff Writer

Emily Cummings is a sophomore staff writer for “The Tiger Print.” She loves her late night shifts at Price Chopper and watching makeup videos. One...

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