Leap year starting on Saturday
This article describes any leap year starting on Saturday. Examples include 1944, 1972, 2000, 2028, 2056, and 2084 in the Gregorian calendar, or 1984, 2012, 2040 in the obsolete Julian Calendar. All end of century leap years (leap years divisible by 400) start on a Saturday. The most recent such year was 2000 and the next such year will be 2400.
In this leap year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on January 17, Valentine’s Day is on a Monday, Presidents Day is on its latest possible date, February 21, the leap day, February 29, is on a Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day is on a Friday, Mother’s Day is on its latest possible date, May 14, Memorial Day is on May 29, Father’s Day is on June 18, Independence Day is on a Tuesday, Labor Day is on September 4, Columbus Day is on October 9, Halloween is on a Tuesday, Veterans Day is on a Saturday, Thanksgiving is on November 23, and Christmas is on a Monday.
This leap year is one of three leap years with only one Friday the 13th, the others being Leap year starting on Tuesday and Leap year starting on Friday. The one Friday the 13th in this leap year is in October.
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