Leap year

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LEAP YEAR. Vide Bissextile.

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Four Leap Year babies were born yesterday on the most unusual day of the year.
The new arrivals were all born yesterday on February 29 making them special Leap Year Babes.
Other superstions include broad beans grow the wrong way during leap years and they are bad for sheep.
Of course this leap year thing is just a bit of a power trip for most of us.
But that leap year calculation also means that your birthday in the coming 12 months has also shifted one day.
Hills are betting on which female celebrity will take advantage of the Leap Year and propose to her man.
This year is Leap Year - a time when women can pop the question to their loved one, and when those with a birthday on February 29 can celebrate in style after a four-year wait for their last party.
Its series lineup includes the forthcoming Leap Years, slated to debut in July, Stargate SG-1, The Outer Limits, and Poltergeist: The Legacy, as well as original made-for-television movies such as the upcoming Oooph
Thus, 1600 and 2000 were leap years, but 2100, 2200 and 2300 will not be.
The reason for leap years is to bring the average length of the calendar year into line with the length of the Earth's orbit around the Sun, so that the seasons always occur during the same months each year.
Years divisible by four are leap years unless they can be divided by 100 - although years which can be divided by 400 are leap years.
By Gregorian Calendar rule, years evenly divisible by 100 are not Leap Years, except when they're also evenly divisible by 400.