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It's a Leap Year...

...which means that February 2016 will have an extra day: February 29.

Leap Years take place almost every 4 years and they are a way to synchronize our modern-day calendar with the Solar Year.

Who invented Leap Years?

Did you know that in North America, September 1752 had only 19 days, and in some countries, February 30 was once a real date?

Leap Day Traditions & Birthdays

In some cultures, February 29 is the only day of the year when it is appropriate for women to propose marriage.

When do "Leaplings" celebrate their birthdays in non-Leap Years?

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