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When Do We Fall Back?

Summer is over, but Daylight Saving Time doesn't end for another six weeks.

Saturday was the first day of autumn, but the official day to "fall back" in 2012 is Sunday, Nov. 4, when Daylight Saving Time ends. 

What's the point of the time change? you ask. Well, Benjamin Franklin was the first to reportedly suggest the idea, mostly in an attempt to make better use of daylight. 

Read more about it in this piece from National Geographic

Until Nov. 4, enjoy the sunny autumn evenings.

Alan Stamm September 22, 2012 at 02:57 PM
Seen here first! Rochester Patch, always out front. :-} But do be a pal and remind us again after Halloween, OK? And oh yes: Is there ab Election Day coming up, too? <g>
Kristin Bull (Editor) September 22, 2012 at 03:03 PM
So true, @Alan: a post born completely out of my own needing-to-know!

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