Today is Leap Year Day! On this EXTRA day, do something EXTRAordinary! February 29 Leap Year Day The purpose of this extra day is to maintain balance between the calendar and the spinning earth. Using a calendar with 365 days would result in an error of 0.2422 days or almost 6 hours per year. By adding leap years approximately every 4th year, this difference between the calendar and the seasons can be reduced significantly.
Let the song of the earth free your spirit to rise and soar! Happy World Human Spirit Day February 17 World Human Spirit Day On this day, people all over the world will come together in mind and spirit to celebrate their genuine connection with each other with two minutes silence at 3.00 p.m., USA Eastern Standard Time.
Celebrate the life of a true American hero, Susan B. Anthony, on her birthday . . . February 15 Raised in New York, Susan B. Anthony spent part of her twenties teaching at a Quaker seminary. After the Civil War, she became a passionate leader for the women's suffrage movement. And, in 1866, she co-founded the American Equal Rights Association. Over a century later, Anthony became the first woman depicted on U.S. currency.