Leap Year was named after an Archbishop Oswald of York who died on February
29, 992. It is also referred to as St. Oswald’s Day.Leap year occurs every four years. years. The reason, It is necessary in order to keep the calendar year synchronized
with the astronomical year. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.
A fun fact…People who are born on Leap Year are called “leapers” or “leaplings”.