According to Greek superstition, bad luck will come to those who marry during a leap year. One in five Greek couples avoid getting married during a leap year.
Anthony, Texas calls itself the "Leap Year Capital of the World" and each year it holds parties to celebrate the day.
The odds of being born on February 29 are 1-in-1,461.
Julius Caesar himself introduced Leap Year in 45 BCE.
Dinah Shore was born on February 29, 1916.
Hattie McDaniel was the first African-American to win an Oscar for her role in "Gone with the Wind" on February 29, 1940.
Norway's Karin Henriksen gave birth to a daughter on Leap Day 1960 and a son on Leap Day 1964 and another on Leap Day 1968.
Ja Rule was born on Leap Day 1976.
The Keogh family from Ireland and Great Britain had a father born on Leap Day 1940, his son born on Leap Day 1964 and a granddaughter born on Leap Day 1996.
Those born on Leap Days are called Leaplings.
4 million people in the world have been born on February 29.
According to the Irish, February 29 is the one day set aside where women have the right to ask men for their hand in marriage.
In 1288, Queen Margaret of Scotland declared that women had the right to pop the question on Leap Day.
Anthony Sabato, Jr. was born on Leap Day 1972.
It's considered to be unlucky to be born in Scotland on Leap Day.
The law, which takes effect Friday, comes with a penalty of up to 60 days in jail.
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