February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to most
years that are ..... There is a popular tradition known as Bachelor's Day in some
countries allowing a woman to prop...
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 ...
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 ...
Certainly February 29th in the leap year of 1504 was very successful for one ...
had no legal status, meaning that a break in tradition on this day was acceptable.
A friend told me about a supposed wedding tradition of women proposing to men
on a leap year. Any idea what the origin of this is, or if it is even true?
Feb 29, 2016 ... Exclusive societies, international sports and old-fashioned romance all have their
roots in the traditions and superstitions of the Leap Year.
First, the history: it is believed that the tradition for Leap Year proposals dates ...
St Patrick, he told her that women could from then on propose on the leap year.
Feb 29, 2012 ... I am always interested in food customs surrounding holidays of all kinds. Leap
Year is not technically a holiday but frankly anything that only ...
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.
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.