Flag for Spain Clock changes in Madrid, Spain in 1940

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Oct 26, 2014, 3:00 AM

Start DST: Sunday, March 17, 1940
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Mar 17

Forward 1 hour

Mar 17, 1940 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Saturday, March 16, 1940, 11:00:00 PM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, March 17, 1940, 12:00:00 Midnight local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Mar 17, 1940 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, summer time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Other years: 1937 | 1938 | 1939 | 1940 | 1941 | 1942 | 1943

Daylight Saving Time in other years

DST changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.

YearDST Start (Clock forward)DST End (Clock backward)
1925DST Not Observed
1926Saturday, April 17, 11:00 PMSunday, October 3, 12:00 Midnight
1927Saturday, April 9, 11:00 PMSunday, October 2, 12:00 Midnight
1928Saturday, April 14, 11:00 PMSunday, October 7, 12:00 Midnight
1929Saturday, April 20, 11:00 PMSunday, October 6, 12:00 Midnight
1930 — 1936DST Not Observed
1937Saturday, May 22, 11:00 PMSunday, October 3, 12:00 Midnight
1938Tuesday, March 22, 11:00 PMSunday, October 2, 12:00 Midnight
1939Saturday, April 15, 11:00 PMSunday, October 8, 12:00 Midnight
1940Saturday, March 16, 11:00 PMNo DST End
1941DST Not Observed
* 1942Saturday, May 2, 11:00 PMNo DST End
* 1943Saturday, April 17, 11:00 PMNo DST End
* 1944Saturday, April 15, 11:00 PMNo DST End
* 1945Saturday, April 14, 11:00 PMNo DST End
1946Saturday, April 13, 11:00 PMMonday, September 30, 12:00 Midnight
1947 — 1948DST Not Observed
1949Saturday, April 30, 11:00 PMFriday, September 30, 1:00 AM
* All times are local, current year is highlighted

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