When Is National Asteroid Day?

The internet history of Asteroid Day

30th of June is National Asteroid Day

  First detected on the 30th of June 2015

  29 tweets

Is It Asteroid Day Today?

It's Asteroid day on the 30th of June.

The most recent detection of references to Asteroid Day was 5 years, 9 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 30th of June. In total we detected 71 total unique days being shared such as Breakup Playlist Day which had 1,732 people talking about it, or Social Media Day having 571 tweets.

How Is The Date For Asteroid Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Asteroid Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on June 30, 2015 across social media making references to 'Asteroid 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: Camera, Mai Tai or Ice Cream Soda Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Asteroid 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 Asteroid Day

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

Can I Register Asteroid Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Asteroid 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 Asteroid 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 Asteroid day to show how people feel about Asteroid. See if people like Asteroid here.
We're detecting how Asteroid affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Asteroid affects company share prices.

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

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

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National Asteroid Day

It's Asteroid Day
On June 30th

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National Asteroid Day, on the 30th of June

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