Who was born on Leap Day? Who's a leapling? Ja Rule (1976), Tony Robbins (1960), Dennis Farina (1944), Tempest Storm (1928), Al Rosen (1924), Dinah Shore (1916), Dee Alexander Brown II (1908), Jimmy Dorsey (1904), Gioacchino Rossini (1792), Ann Lee (1736), and John Byrom (1692).
Statistically, about one in 1,461 births are a leapling; there are an estimated 200,000 in the US and 4.1 million worldwide.
Sadie Hawkins Day is synonymous with February 29th, the day when women can ask men to marry them (according to Li’l Abner). St. Patrick bowed to St. Bridget’s complaints and set Feb 29th as the day when could ask men to marry them. Queen Margaret in Scotland decreed the same in 1288.
February 29 is called an intercalary day. Anthony TX claims to be the Leap Year Capital of the World. Texans...
In 1504 Christopher Columbus used his knowledge of a lunar eclipse that night to convince Native Americans in Jamaica to provide him with supplies.