National Leap Year Day 2020

Reason to celebrate: February 29, 2020 is National Leap Year Day.

Leap Year Day

Feel like things are getting on top of you, and you can’t keep up? Don’t worry – Leap Year Day is a free day that only comes around once every four years! Use it to catch up, slow down, and prepare yourself for another four years of hectic madness…

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Residents celebrate Leap Year Day birthdays
Residents celebrate Leap Year Day birthdays

Angie Sauer never enjoyed her birthdays until this Leap Year Day. On Monday, the Clearwater woman will celebrate her 16th birthday (in reality, she'll be turning 64). She and her grandson Cole Forner will be 16 together for a few months until his birthday.

​Milepost: Leap Year Day
​Milepost: Leap Year Day

Tomorrow, February 29th, we celebrate that quadrennial anomaly known as Leap Year Day. Blame it on the Earth's awkwardly-paced journey around the sun. It takes roughly 365-and-a-quarter days for our planet to complete the loop. The ancient Roman ...

Leap year day: How will you spend the extra 24 hours? (POLL)
Leap year day: How will you spend the extra 24 hours? (POLL)

Today is the 29th of February, and you know what that means – ridiculous superstitions and outdated traditions. Isn't that great? TrendsViral. While the day is really only celebrated by those unfortunate enough to be born on the 29th, we have ...

A Few Ideas for Making the Most of Your Leap-Year Day
A Few Ideas for Making the Most of Your Leap-Year Day

Guess what's happening on Monday? Because of the imprecise nature of human-made calendars and the steady pattern of the sun and the moon and Earth doing their little square dances around each other, we get a BONUS DAY!!! It happens every four ...

Make the most of the extra leap year day

Considering that most of us feel like there are never enough hours in a day, Monday, Feb. 29 is a bonus day, an extra 24 hours. It's almost magical! The brain loves novelty, says psychologist Emma Seppälä, and a day that comes only one every four years ...

The magic of Leap Year Day
The magic of Leap Year Day

However, it's even more unusual for two Leap Year Day babies to meet and marry. “It is very rare and unique,” Krista said. As for being born on a special day, she added, “It's fun. It's a good conversation starter.” The Witsmans are among area people ...

It's a Leap Year, a tradition with rich history — in marriage proposals

A 1916 ad by the American Industrial Bank and Trust Co. read thusly: “This being Leap Year day, we suggest to every girl that she propose to her father to open a savings account in her name in our own bank.” That, Parkin said, further undercuts the ...

February 29, 2020 is also Bachelor's Day