Note: Only some parts of Indiana used DST in 1974.
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Jan 6, 1974 - Daylight Saving Time Started
When local standard time was about to reach
Sunday, January 6, 1974, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned forward 1 hour to
Sunday, January 6, 1974, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.
Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour later on Jan 6, 1974 than the day before. There was more light in the evening.
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Oct 27, 1974 - Daylight Saving Time Ended
When local daylight time was about to reach
Sunday, October 27, 1974, 2:00:00 am clocks were turned backward 1 hour to
Sunday, October 27, 1974, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.
Sunrise and sunset were about 1 hour earlier on Oct 27, 1974 than the day before. There was more light in the morning.
Does Indiana Have Daylight Saving Time?
DST in Locations in Indiana in 1974 (25 Locations)
|Bloomington||No DST||Indianapolis||No DST||Princeton||Jan 6 - Oct 27|
|Elkhart||No DST||Jeffersonville||Jan 6 - Oct 27||South Bend||No DST|
|Evansville||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Knox||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Tell City||No DST|
|Fort Wayne||No DST||Kokomo||No DST||Terre Haute||No DST|
|French Lick||No DST||Lafayette||No DST||Vevay||No DST|
|Gary||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Lawrenceburg||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Vincennes||No DST|
|Greencastle||No DST||Marengo||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Winamac||No DST|
|Hammond||Jan 6 - Oct 27||Muncie||No DST|
|Huntington||No DST||Petersburg||Jan 6 - Oct 27|
Daylight Saving Time History in Indiana
- Indiana first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918.
- Indiana has observed DST for 64 years between 1918 and 2018 (DST in at least one location).
- Previous time with no Daylight Saving Time was 2005.
- See Worldwide DST Statistics
Indiana's DST History
Before 2006, most of Indiana did not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). However, some counties used DST, which caused great confusion. To rectify this, Indiana passed a bill in 2005 ensuring that the entire state would use DST.