February 29: More Than Just an Extra Day

1940: Hattie McDaniel Breaks Barriers 

First Black Actor to Win an Academy Award 

1504: Columbus Uses Lunar Eclipse in Jamaica 

Significant Diplomatic Events on Leap Day 

Leap Day Births: Jimmy Dorsey & Dinah Shore 

In Memoriam: Yigal Allon and Davy Jones 

Celebrating Leap Day's Rich History