Leap years almost always occur every four years, (i.e. in years that are divisible by 4). The only exceptions to this is that years that are evenly divisible by 100 are not leap years, unless they are also divisible by 400.
So this means that the years 1700, 1800, 1900, etc., were not leap years, but the year 2000 was, and the years 2400 and 2800 will be.
. In the Gregorian calendar, the current standard calendar in most of the
world, most years that are multiples of 4 are ...
Feb 29, 2012 ... However, the Gregorian calendar has only 365 days in a year, so if we didn't add
a leap day on February 29 nearly every four years, we would ...
A Leap Year consists of 366 days – not 365 – where February 29 is added as an
extra ... A Leap Day, February 29, is added to the calendar during leap years.
After prompting endless questions in discussion boards and other forums, this quirk of the calendar
turned out to be a vastly successful hoax. To change from their current Julian date to the Gregorian one the Swedes needed to lose eleven days; however, instead of dropp... More »
Learn what leap year is, when it is and why we need it.
Hence, according to the rules set forth in the Gregorian calendar leap years have
... An extra day added to the calendar every four years at leap year helps ...
A “Leap” Day is an extra day on February 29 which is added nearly every 4 years
to today's Gregorian calendar. A “leapling” is a person born in a leap year.
Jan 26, 2016 ... In 2016, February 29 is making a return after a four year hiatus, marking this as a
Leap Year. So, what's the reason for this periodic addition to ...
Jan 28, 2016 ... A complete orbit of the earth around the sun takes exactly 365.2422 days to
complete, but the Gregorian calendar uses 365 days. So leap ...