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Time Change 1916 in Belgium

Next change:
Oct
27
1 hour Back

Oct 27, 2019, 3:00 am

Country: Belgium

Long Name: Kingdom of Belgium

Abbreviations: BE, BEL

Capital: Brussels

Time Zones: 1

Dial Code: +32

May 1

Forward 1 hour

May 1, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Monday, May 1, 1916, 12:00:00 midnight clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Monday, May 1, 1916, 1:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on May 1, 1916 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

Also called Spring Forward, Summer Time, and Daylight Savings Time.

Oct 1

Back 1 hour

Oct 1, 1916 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 1, 1916, 1:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 1, 1916, 12:00:00 midnight local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 1, 1916 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

Other years: 1913 | 1914 | 1915 | 1916 | 1917 | 1918 | 1919 | 2019

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Daylight Saving Time Info

Daylight Saving Time History in Belgium

  • Belgium first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1916.
  • Belgium has observed DST for 74 years between 1916 and 2019.
  • Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 1976.
  • See Worldwide DST Statistics