When Is National Elephant Day?

The internet history of Elephant Day

12th of August is National Elephant Day

  First detected on the 12th of March 2015

  3,265 tweets

Is It Elephant Day Today?

It's Elephant day on the 12th of August.

The most recent detection of references to Elephant Day was 1 year, 8 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 12th of August. In total we detected 98 total unique days being shared such as Middle Child Day which had 4,658 people talking about it, or Elephant Day having 1,160 tweets.

How Is The Date For Elephant Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Elephant Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 12, 2015 across social media making references to 'Elephant 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: Vinyl Record, Middle or Girlfriend Fuck You Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Elephant Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

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

Can I Register Elephant Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Elephant 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 Elephant 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 Elephant day to show how people feel about Elephant. See if people like Elephant here.
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Hang On, It Was National Elephant Day Already This Year..!?

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

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On August 12th

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National Elephant Day, on the 12th of August

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