Leap Year Origins And Other Weird Facts (INFOGRAPHIC)

02/08/2012 02:24 pm ET

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,, 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. Leap Year Infographic

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