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Because 1500 is a century , so we should check whether it is divisible by 400 not by 4 alone. Since it is not divisible by 400 its not a leap year.

1500 WAS actually a leap year, the Gregorian calendar didn't commence until the year 1600.

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Q: Why was 1496 a leap year and not 1500?
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