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Compiled by Amanda Lee

– The chance of being born on a Leap Day is one in 1,461.

– In Irish tradition, women propose to men on Leap Day.

– In Medieval Denmark, a man who refused a Leap Day proposal had to buy the woman 12 pairs of gloves.

– Only people born on Leap Day can join the Honor Society of Leap Year Day Babies.

– Many countries have different dates when it comes to the legal birthday of a Leap Year baby. For example, the United Kingdom sets the legal birthday for March 1.

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