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Clock Changes in London, England, United Kingdom in 1959

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Start DST: Sunday, April 19, 1959
 1 hour forward

End DST: Sunday, October 4, 1959
 1 hour backward

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Apr 19

Forward 1 hour

Apr 19, 1959 - Daylight Saving Time Started

When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, April 19, 1959, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, April 19, 1959, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Apr 19, 1959 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.

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

Oct 4

Back 1 hour

Oct 4, 1959 - Daylight Saving Time Ended

When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 4, 1959, 3:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 4, 1959, 2:00:00 am local standard time instead.

Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 4, 1959 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.

Also called Fall Back and Winter Time.

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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)
* 1950Sunday, April 16, 2:00 amSunday, October 22, 3:00 am
* 1951Sunday, April 15, 2:00 amSunday, October 21, 3:00 am
* 1952Sunday, April 20, 2:00 amSunday, October 26, 3:00 am
* 1953Sunday, April 19, 2:00 amSunday, October 4, 3:00 am
* 1954Sunday, April 11, 2:00 amSunday, October 3, 3:00 am
* 1955Sunday, April 17, 2:00 amSunday, October 2, 3:00 am
* 1956Sunday, April 22, 2:00 amSunday, October 7, 3:00 am
* 1957Sunday, April 14, 2:00 amSunday, October 6, 3:00 am
* 1958Sunday, April 20, 2:00 amSunday, October 5, 3:00 am
* 1959Sunday, April 19, 2:00 amSunday, October 4, 3:00 am
All times are local for London.
*Some or part of this period was on double DST.

Detailed time zone and clock changes in London