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Here's Why February 29 Won't Be Coming This Year


Years are made up of 365 days, which is a terribly hard number to divide, even for those of us who were good at our times tables. That's why some months are 30 days long while others are 31 days long. Except for February of course, the runt of the litter, which only gets 28 days.

Except for when it doesn't and February has 29 days. When this happens, we call it a leap year. So, what kind of crazy universe do we live in when months and years change their length? 

Read on to learn about who came up with the idea for a leap year, why these occur in February, and when the next one will take place.

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