Leapers Day – February 29 : Celebrating a Birthday Once in every 4 Years

Leap Day - February 29

Today is February 29, a day that we see in calendar once every 4 years. Yes its the leapers day or leap day of the leap year.

The possibility of someone’s birthday falling on February 29 is 1 in 1461 (as four years including a leap year have 1461 days in total) that in turn calculates to a mere 0.068 per cent chance.

There are just over 200,000 leapers in the US and just under 5 million worldwide.

Some people say, for ‘leapers,’ waiting four years just means a bigger birthday party.

There are many famous people born on Leapers day. You can see their names here