02/29/2012 10:25 am ET Updated Apr 30, 2012

Why Women Propose On Leap Day

Even with all the strides towards equality that women have made in the past hundred years, it's still fairly uncommon for a woman to propose to a man.

But a century ago, proposals by women were not only acceptable, they were a common occurrence -- at least on February 29th.

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