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Leap year - Wikipedia


A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical ...

Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Timeanddate.com


Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by Julius Caesar over 2000 years ...

2016 is a Leap Year - that means women can ask men to marry ...


Nov 29, 2016 ... Yes, it is a leap year, and although you may have thought it was a myth, according to the old Irish tradition, this is the perfect chance for a ...

9 Leap Year traditions - and superstitions - from around the world ...


Feb 29, 2016 ... In many European countries, such as Denmark, tradition says any man who refuses a woman's proposal on February 29 has to buy her 12 ...

Planning to propose this leap year? Here's 5 weird facts you need to ...


Feb 9, 2016 ... If you plan on popping the question on 29th February, you might want to bear in mind these bizarre facts about the leap year tradition. Reda.

Leap year: 10 things about 29 February - BBC News


Mar 1, 2012 ... The leapyear's extra day is necessary because of the "messiness" of our ... It is believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes ...

Top 20 craziest facts about leap years - Telegraph


Feb 29, 2012 ... Everyone knows why we have leap years - to keep our calenders in sync, ... or a scarlet petticoat to pop the question, according to tradition. 4.

Leap Year Proposals: Why women traditionally propose | Metro News


Feb 25, 2016 ... For traditionalists, just once every four years, on February 29 (Leap Day), ... But, how and why did the Leap Year tradition come about?

Leap year proposals: ladies pop the question - The Irish Times


Feb 27, 2016 ... A quick browse online and I find that the leap-year proposal tradition is attributed to a deal that St Brigid of Kildare made with St Patrick in the ...

Leap Year Traditions: 9 Things That Can Happen Every February 29


Feb 25, 2016 ... Leap Days, or an extra day added on February 29 happen because the actual time it takes the Earth to rotate the sun is 365.2421 days.