When Is National Afro Day?

The internet history of Afro Day

16th of September is National Afro Day

  First detected on the 30th of June 2015

  839 tweets

Is It Afro Day Today?

It's Afro day on the 16th of September.

The most recent detection of references to Afro Day was 2 years, 4 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 16th of September. In total we detected 88 total unique days being shared such as Unemployment Day which had 18,720 people talking about it, or Unemployed Day having 6,245 tweets.

How Is The Date For Afro Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Afro Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Sept. 16, 2020 across social media making references to 'Afro Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Guac, Guacamole or Unemployment Unemployed Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Afro Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

I'd Like To Promote National Afro Day

We've put together the following resources full of nifty tips on how to increase the reach of Afro Day. The resources include: graphs, badges, and resources on what steps to take to boost Afro Day's visibility.

Can I Register Afro Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Afro day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.

Is it National Afro Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Afro day to show how people feel about Afro. See if people like Afro here.
We're detecting how Afro affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Afro affects company share prices.

Hang On, It Was National Afro Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Afro Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Afro Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Afro day, then the date shown for National Afro Day, could come up twice :D

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National Afro Day

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On September 16th

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National Afro Day, on the 16th of September

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