Spring is on it's way, ten days after most of the US turns their clocks forward, the First day of Spring arrives on March 20, 2019!
The Spring Equinox or to some Vernal Equinox is the first sign of hope that warmer days are on the way.
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'Benjamin Franklin, the Father of DST?
Many sources also credit Benjamin Franklin with being the first to suggest seasonal time change. However, the idea voiced by the American inventor and politician in 1784 can hardly be described as fundamental for the development of modern DST. After all, it did not even involve turning the clocks. In a letter to the editor of the Journal of Paris, which was entitled “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light”, Franklin simply suggested that Parisians could economize candle usage by getting people out of bed earlier in the morning. What's more: Franklin meant it as a joke.'
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