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When is the day inserted into a leap year? - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Feb 24, 2020

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Surprisingly enough, one could argue (as I often do) that the day inserted into a leap year is not that we label 29th February, but actually the 24th of February. Here I explain why, briefly.  Almost everyone assumes that the day added into February in a leap year is the 29th, but that assumption is … Read More