# 2016 will be the next leap year. The one after that will be in 2020. As you know, 2020 ends in a zero, the last leap year that ended in a zero was 2000.

it's true

Crap!! Another long Feb to go through.

What year would it be if there was no leap year?

There have been about 514 Leap Years since Caesar created it in 45BC. Without the extra day every 4 years, today would be July 28, 2013.

Sorry Will_Janitor but you are a little off...

Years since 45BC = 2060
Leap years (rough divide by 4) = 514. All ok so far.
...but if we take off 514 days from today (I am writing this on 11-NOV-2015) that would make it 15-JUN-2014. Think about it - there are 365 days in a year - so with 514 days it can't possibly be more than 2 years ago as you mention.

BUT WAIT... you didn't take into account the fact that centuries (years ending in 00) are NOT leap years unless the first two digits are divisible by 4. So 1500 and 1700 were not but 1600 was. 1900 was not but 2000 was.

So we ignore those odd centuries (15 of them) and we can only go back 499 days. Which would make it the 30-JUN-2014

@meself Sorry Will_Janitor but you are a little off... Years since 45BC = 2060 Leap years (rough divide by 4) = 514. All...

That's what I get for just copying and pasting off the internet. I will defer to your informed date change. :)