The Lost Half-Birthdays – Happy Leap Day To You!

Today is my brother’s half-birthday. (By the way, he happens to be a great writer. When you have a moment, check out his blog, Speak of the Daniel) It is also my mother in-law’s half-birthday.  While neither of them were born during a leap-year, they still have a bit of a leap-day “claim to fame”. They only have a “half-birthday” every four years.

Enjoy Half a Birthday Cake!

Enjoy Half a Birthday Cake! courtesy of Suite 112

This is really a silly, trivial thing, but I am a nerd. I find it terribly interesting.

In the news and blogrolls today, you will find plenty of references to the famous people born on February 29th:

But what of the famous people born on August 29?

Let’s hear it for:

To all of you who deserve a proper celebration of your half-birthday, milk it for all it’s worth! It only comes around once every four years.

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About maryct70
Lucky mom of two little ones who keep both me and my husband on our toes. I work for an insurance company, based in Boston MA, and spend many hours on the train, as a consummate commuter. I am a die-hard Red Sox and New England Patriots fan. As a Boston College Alum, I also cheer for my BC Eagles, whether it be football, basketball or hockey.

4 Responses to The Lost Half-Birthdays – Happy Leap Day To You!

  1. Dan says:

    Thanks, Mary! But you forgot another important August 29 birth – Michael Jackson! (I was born on his 21st b-day).

  2. Mr. Grey says:

    A very merry unbirthday to you!

  3. Hayley Rare says:

    Wow never would have guessed so many people share this birthday but I suppose it’s just a matter of probability. Thanks from Singing In The Rain Tickets for this post.

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