"Thirty days hath September,
April, June and November;
All the rest have thirty-one
Save February, she alone
Hath eight days and a score
Til leap year gives her one day more. "
Leap day TingTinging fun facts
Without a leap day every four years, our timing with the Earth's rotation around the sun would be an additional six hours off-schedule every year.
A person born on leap day may be called a "leapling" or a "leaper". Superman's birthday is February 29th.
A law by Queen of Margaret of Scotland, required that fines be levied if a marriage proposal was refused by the man on leap year (although virtually no laws of Margaret's survived).
To celebrate "One More Disney Day", Disneyland in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida will be open for 24 hours from February 29 at 6AM until 6AM on March 1.