Nothing Counts on Leap Day: Custom Buttons for February 29th February 29 2016
Happy Monday everyone :)
This is an extra special Monday, Indeed. A day that comes only once every 4 years...
That's right, it's a Leap Year!!
Put aside the responsibilities of real life and live today to the fullest. After all, nothing counts on Leap Day.
Real life will resume tomorrow, March 1st.
Why does the extra day fall in February?
All the other months in the Julian calendar have 30 or 31 days, but February lost out to the ego of Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus.
Under his predecessor Julius Caesar, Feb had 30 days and the month named after him - July - had 31. August had only 29 days.
When Caesar Augustus became Emperor he added two days to 'his' month to make August the same as July.
So February lost out to August in the battle of the extra days.