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Why Is There a Leap Day?

Photo of a piece of paper  with February written on it.
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“It’s Leap Day, not sleep day!”

– Modern Family

February is my birthday month!

Don’t worry; the next leap day won’t occur until February 29, 2024. Regardless, sleep day sounds good to me!

The reason we have February 29th every four years is that two different time cycles occur with the rotation of the Earth.

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