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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.

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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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