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Why do you have leap years?

The length of a year, as most people know it, is 365 days. This is actually not exact, as the length of the year is 365.25 days, as denoted by the time it takes our planet to (MORE)

Why do we have a leap year?

The actual solar year, the time it takes to go around the sun one time is just a little longer than 365 days. Leap year makes up for that. Since it takes 365 and 1/4 days for (MORE)

What are the leap year starting from 1952 to 2008?

  The rules are that a year must be divisible by 4 but not by 100 unless it's divisible by 400.   1952 1956 1960 1964 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1992 1996 2000 2004 (MORE)

Why are leap years called leap years?

Probably because the date "leaps" forward. In real terms it should  be called a leap day.    Leap years are called leap years because  of the effect is has on the fol (MORE)

The year 2000 is a leap year When is the next leap year after that?

Leap Years in the Gregorian calendar (named for Pope Gregory, who made it official) occur every 4 years, in year numbers that are evenly divisible by 4. So 2004, 2008, 2012, 2 (MORE)

What makes a year a leap year?

A year that has 366 days rather than 365 is called a leap year. A year divisible by 4 (but not by 100) is a leap year. Years divisible by 500 are leap years.
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When did the U.S. start to observe leap year?

The first leap year in the modern sense was 1752, when 11 days were 'lost' from the month September with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar by Britain and her colonies. Af (MORE)