A (Leap) Day in the Life: February 29

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It’s been a while since we did a survey of Acumen‘s contents by taking a look at just one day. There have been fewer February 29ths than other days of the year, but, as with any other snapshot view, items from that date reveal a world not too terribly different from ours.

Here’s a selection of Leap Day items, 1840-1968. (Click on any of them thumbnails to see a larger version.)

 

 

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