Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday
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Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6. Don’t forget to turn back your clocks one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.

Here’s a brief history of daylight saving time:

Benjamin Franklin wrote an essay in 1784, “An Economical Project,” suggesting daylight saving time as a way to save candles. The time shift finally happened in the U.S. in 1918 when President Woodrow Wilson signed it into law to help the war effort during World War I. Back then, it was called Fast Time. It was scrapped after the war. President Franklin D. Roosevelt brought it back in 1942 at the start of World War II. It’s been observed in this country ever since.