Flag for U.S.A. Clock changes in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. in 1956

Next change:
Nov
2
1 hour Back

Nov 2, 2014, 2:00 AM

Start DST: Sunday, April 29, 1956
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 28, 1956
 1 hour backward

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Apr 29

Forward 1 hour

Apr 29, 1956 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 29, 1956, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 29, 1956, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour later on Apr 29, 1956 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

More info:
DST ends in USA & Canada on Sunday, Nov 2, 2014

Oct 28

Back 1 hour

Oct 28, 1956 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 28, 1956, 2:00:00 AM clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 28, 1956, 1:00:00 AM local standard time instead

Sunrise and sunset was about 1 hour earlier on Oct 28, 1956 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and winter time.

More info:
DST ends in USA & Canada on Sunday, Nov 2, 2014

Other years: 1953 | 1954 | 1955 | 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959

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