When Is National Sport Day?

The internet history of Sport Day

29th of August is National Sport Day

  First detected on the 8th of April 2015

  3,480 tweets

Is It Sport Day Today?

It's Sport day on the 29th of August.

The most recent detection of references to Sport Day was 1 year, 11 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 29th of August. In total we detected 60 total unique days being shared such as Sports Day which had 16,945 people talking about it, or Dog Day having 404 tweets.

How Is The Date For Sport Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Sport Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 29, 2020 across social media making references to 'Sport 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: Guard Troops Have Been Serving As Frontline Workers Since, Red Wine or Sport Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Sport 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 Sport Day

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

Can I Register Sport Day?

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

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

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

We have also detected mentions of Sport day on;

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National Sport Day

It's Sport Day
On August 29th

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National Sport Day, on the 29th of August

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