2012 was the last
The next will be in 2016.
A leap year is a year with one extra day inserted into February, which will have 29 days. Leap years are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the earth's revolutions around the sun.
A leap year (also known as an intercalary year or a bissextile year) is a year
containing one additional day (or, in the case of lunisolar calendars, a month) in ...
Learn what leap year is and why we need it. ... For even more information, read:
Leap Year 101. Did you know? In Bowling, at one time the law barred “nine-pins
Most years that can be divided evenly by 4 are leap years. (For example, 2016
divided by 4 = 504: Leap year!) 2. Exception: Century years are NOT leap years ...
When is Leap Year? Find out the next Leap Day, how to calculate Leap Years,
Leap Year folklore, and more! A “Leap” Day is an extra day on February 29 which
Leap Year. Read about what a leap year is, why we have leap years, and how
often we have a leap year.
Leap Year. Written for the KidsKnowit Network by: Meredith Tennant. This year,
2012, is a leap year. What does that mean? Leap year happens every four years.
Feb 29, 2012 ... Find out why we need February 29, when leap day was adopted, and how
cultures with other systems for tracking time handle their calendars.
Feb 19, 2014 ... Nearly every four years, we add an extra day to the calendar in the form of
February 29, also known as Leap Day. Put simply, these additiona...
Julius Caesar was behind the origins of a leap year to allow the established
Roman yearly calendar keep pace with the actual rotation of the earth around the