3 verified facts you may not know about Feb 29th

By Murphy Huston on February 29, 2024
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Today is Leap day which comes around every 4 years. Questions you may not know about this day. Did Roman dictator Julius Caesar introduce leap day ? Yes he did based on the orbit of the earth.

Do leap years always happen every four years?  NO, Leap years do not happen every 4 years. Years that are divisible by 100 but not by 400 are skipped.

Is leap day also known in some places as “Bachelor Day”? Yes there is an Irish tradition known as “Bachelor Day” when women can propose to men.

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