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Leap Year Origins And Other Weird Facts (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Even if we didn't add an extra day every four years, our calendar would be off by 24 days within 100 years.
Even if we didn't add an extra day every four years, our calendar would be off by 24 days within 100 years.

If you've been anywhere near a calendar, you know that 2012 is a leap year, but you may not know why or how it started.

However, CheapSally.com, an online coupon retailer has created an infographic that explains the weird origins of the once-every-four-year event and other strange facts.

For instance, Karin Henriksen of Norway has given birth to three kids on three different leap days: 1960, 1964 and 1968, and the first Playboy Club ever opened in Chicago on February 29, 1960.

CheapSally.com Leap Year Infographic

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