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**Leap**days are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth's revolutions around the Sun.It takes the Earth approximately 365.242189 days – or 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 45 seconds – to circle once around the Sun. This is called a tropical year.Without an extra, or intercalary, day on February 29 nearly every four years, we would lose almost six hours every year. After only 100 years, a calendar without**leap years**would be off by approximately 24 days in relation to fixed se...Roman general Julius Caesar implemented the first

**leap**day in his Julian Calendar, which he introduced in 45 BCE (Before Common Era).**A leap**day was added every four years. At the time,**leap**day was February 24, and February was the last month of the**year**.However, adding

**a leap**day every four years was too often and eventually, in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII introduced the Gregorian Calendar. This calendar, which we still use today, has**a**more precise formula for calculation of**leap**years, also known as bissextile years.USA 1752: Why Are Some Days Missing?**Leap**day as**a**concept has existed for more than 2000 years and it**is**still associated with age-old customs, folklore, and superstition. One of the most well-known traditions**is**that women propose to their boyfriends, instead of the other way around.What's**a Leap**Second?The ancient Roman Calendar added an extra month every few years to maintain the correct seasonal changes, similar to the Chinese

**leap**month.Topics:**Leap Year**, Calendar, Dates, FebruaryJan 30, 2020 · 2020 is a leap year, which means

**there will be an extra day in the**year. Leap years occur every four years. The extra day falls on February 29, which is called Leap Year Day. The concept of the...- Stephanie Gaskell

Jan 01, 2020 · 2020 will add an extra day in February, to account for the

**extra rotation of the Earth**each year beyond the standard 365 days we count.Because 2020 is a Leap Year and that means there are

**366 days next year**as opposed to 365. With the extra day in 2020, that should give you another day at the gym or another day to write more in your journal/blog/book or an extra 24 hours to check that last item off your list.Leap days allow Earth to catch up to the position it was 4 years prior. Is 2021 a Leap Year? No, 2021 is

**not a leap year.**The last leap day was February 29, 2020.Feb 29, 2020 · This year, 2020, is a leap year, and what

**that means is that we get an extra day this**year.**We get that extra day**because**we count time, in part**,**by the time it takes Earth to go around the sun**....Feb 29, 2016 · Any year that is

**divisible**by 4 is a**leap year,**such as 2016,**2020,**2024, 2028. Note: The above rule does not apply to century years. Centuries such as 1900 and 2000 only have a leap day if they are**divisible**by 400. 1900 is**divisible**by 4 and also by 100, but not by 400, so not a**leap year.****Year**Date2096February 29, 20962092February 29, 20922088February 29, 20882084February 29, 2084#### Williams Companies Inc (WMB) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

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**a leap****year**, the weather always changes on Friday. “**Leap****year**was ne’er a good sheep**year**” (old proverb) Are**Leap**Years Bad Luck? Many feel that to be born on**Leap**Day, thereby becoming a “leapling,” is a sign of good luck. In some cultures, it is considered bad luck to get married during**a leap****year**.