Daylight Savings EndsDon't forget to turn your clocks back on Saturday night before you go to bed.  Daylight Savings for 2012 ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 4, 2012.  

It is the one day a year where we get that extra hour we all need - whether for sleep or to get a task done or to spend extra quality time with our families before the holiday season rush.

The history of Daylight Savings is quite interesting and often disputed as how the idea actually began.  Mentioned first by Benjamin Franklin in 1784, the idea was not proposed until 1895 by George Vernon Hudson.  If was first implemented during the First World War and has been used by many countries since.

It has been said that Daylight Savings is practiced to add daylight hours to the evenings benefits sports, retail and other activities but that it was also meant to reduce the evening usage of incandescent lighting. 

Arizona is the only State in the U.S. that does not observe Daylight Savings.

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