No year that can be divided by 100 can be a leap year UNLESS it can also be divided by 400 as well.
A person born on February 29thare called leaplings and celebrate their birthdays on February 28th or March 1st depending on the state they live in.
Famous Leaplings: rapper Ja Rule (1976) and model/actor Anthonio Sabato Jr. (1972)
Leap years are said to be good luck for getting married and having long, happy marriages.
February 29th is the one day a female proposing to a male is seen as a tradition. If a man refuses, he has to buy her 12 pairs of gloves which a woman is to then wear to hide the embarrassment of not having an engagement ring to show off.
People born on February 29th travel to Anthony, Texas to celebrate at the Worldwide Leap Year Festival with other people born that day. Anthony hosts a carnival, parades, hot air balloon rides and more.