Why Is There A Leap Day? Today’s Google Doodle Sheds Light On Leap Year’s Extra Day

by Amy Gesenhues
Today is Leap Day, and Google is marking the special occasion – an extra day that comes around every four years – with an animated Leap Day Doodle featuring three bunnies in a row. As explained on Google’s Doodle blog, Leap Day happens every four years (unless the year is divisible by 100) to keep our calendar in sync with the Earth’s rotation around the sun.Read the full article