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February 29 - Wikipedia


February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most years that are .... In non-leap years, some leaplings celebrate their birthday on either February 28 or ..... There is a...

Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Timeanddate.com


Why do some women propose to their men on leap day? ... Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap ...

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


Feb 29, 2016 ... Headline 9 Leap Year traditions - and superstitions - from around the world. ... But we've discovered – thanks to some serious Googling – that in ... for couples to marry during a leap year – especially on actual Leap Day. 3.

The strange history of sexist leap day traditions - Vox


Feb 29, 2016 ... Through the 1960s, leap day was supposedly a day when women ... service of some eye-rolling stereotypes about men, women, and marriage.

Leap year: 10 things about 29 February - BBC News - BBC.com


Mar 1, 2012 ... The "leap day" of 29 February exists for purely astronomical reasons, but ... Some people are at last scattering the ashes of loved ones having put it ... It is believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes back to ...

Leap year 2016, February 29: Traditions and customs - women plan ...


Feb 29, 2016 ... Leap year 2016, February 29: Traditions and customs - women plan ... In some places, leap day has been known as 'Bachelors' Day'. A man ...

NATIONAL LEAP DAY – February 29 | National Day Calendar


For a day that is celebrated only once every 4 years (with some mathematical ... LEAP DAY TRADITIONS ... Despite the lack of proof, the tradition has continued.

Leap Day 2016: Women Propose to Men - People


Feb 29, 2016 ... Women Around the World Propose to Their Boyfriends on Leap Day ... exactly where and when the tradition originated (possibly Ireland?

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


Leap Days, or an extra day added on February 29 happen because the actual time it ... this day every four years, certain traditions have come up and been kept  ...

16 leap year facts for 2016, from fines for unwilling grooms to ... - Mirror


Jan 1, 2016 ... Extra day: Some of us will work for free on February 29. 3. The tradition of women proposing on leap day is thought to date back to 5th-century ...

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


Feb 29, 2016 ... Here in the United States, the tradition was also celebrated with some people referring to February 29 as Sadie Hawkins' Day. On this allotted ...

Gender bending: Leap Day traditions from around the world - RT.com


Feb 29, 2016 ... Gender bending: Leap Day traditions from around the world. Published time: 29 ... But there are some inspirational videos to be found as well.

February 29th and Leap Year superstitions - Historic UK


The 29th February is an especially important day. ... It was decided that the day had no legal status, meaning that a break in tradition on this day was acceptable. ... and has played, at some time, Ring a Ring O'Roses, little realising that these ...