Happy Leap Day 2020! Google doodle celebrates Earth's extra day, but why?
Happy Leap Day, world! Today (Feb. 29) marks a rare event in the calendar an extra day that occurs each "Leap Year" to keep our calendar in check. Leap days happen every four years (with a few exceptions) and adds an extra day to the short month of February. "We HOP you have a good oneHappy Leap Day!" Therefore, adding an extra day every four years to create a 366-day year keeps our calendar in sync with the seasons.space.com
7 of our favorite Leap Day 2020 freebies, deals
So, happy birthday, Leap Day, kids! Olive GardenThis Leap Day, Olive Garden is gifting its “Leapling” guests, whose birthdays are on Leap Day, four FREE Dolicinis to make up for those lost birthdays. The beloved doughnut chain “is celebrating its leap to National Delivery by celebrating those who make possible the most special deliveries of all – Leap Day Babies!” Krispy Kreme’s website says. Anyway, follow the instructions on social media and make your beer purchase between Feb. 26 and Feb. 29. What are your Leap Day plans?