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Leap year day: How could February 29 occur

Leap Day is the extra day on the Calendar, comes only once every four years.

Leap Day, February 29, is added to the calendar during leap years. This extra day, also called Leap Year Day, makes the year 366 days long not 365 days, like a common year.

Leaplings, people born on leap day, celebrate their birthdays either February 28 or March 1 in common years.

Leap Day is a date that should be more significant. Christmas, Halloween, Valentine’s Day; those happen every year. But Leap Day? You have to wait four years for one.

The next occurrences of leap days are

 February 29, 2024 — Thursday

 February 29, 2028 — Tuesday

 February 29, 2032 — Sunday and so on

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Victor Akande, a blogger by profession for the past 7 years. He studied Mathematics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka Contact: +2348053316946 Twitter: @Newsflash2471

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