Ever wonder why we have a leap year and why does it only occur once every four years?

The trend of a leap year dates back to 45 B.C., when Julius Caesar recognized mistakes on the Roman calendar. At the time they were using the help of the stars to complete dates and years.

“The reason we have leap year is because the Earth takes longer than 365 days to make a full trip around the sun,” said Missouri Western State University Associate Physics Professor David Bucklein.

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