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Footnote – 1936: Mother Has Leap Year Babies

(This article originally appeared on page 5 of the March 1, 1936 publication of the Los Angeles Times and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

Leap Year Babies Regular Event With Woman

DENVER, Feb. 20. (U.P.)—On February 29, 1932, in Room 366 at St. Luke’s Hospital here, Mrs. Ralph E. Hansen, then 24 years of age, gave birth to a daughter, Marjorie May.

On February 29, 1936—today—in the same room, at the same hospital, attended by the same physician, at 9:41 am., Mrs. Hansen gave birth to a son, not yet named.

And just to make the leap year story complete, two of the attending nurses, twin sisters, were born February 29, 1916, and were celebrating their fifth birthday.

Two of Mrs. Ralph E. Hansen's children were born on February 29th.
Two of Mrs. Ralph E. Hansen’s children were born on February 29th.
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