When Is National Basketball Day?

The internet history of Basketball Day

6th of November is National Basketball Day

  First detected on the 6th of November 2015

  285 tweets

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Is It Basketball Day Today?

It's Basketball day on the 6th of November.

The most recent detection of references to Basketball Day was 1 year, 6 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 6th of November. In total we detected 105 total unique days being shared such as Donut Day which had 1,983 people talking about it, or Nachos Day having 1,529 tweets.

How Is The Date For Basketball Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Basketball Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Nov. 6, 2015 across social media making references to 'Basketball 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: Nacho, Saxophone or Doughnut Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Basketball Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!

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Can I Register Basketball Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Basketball 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 Basketball 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.

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

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

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National Basketball Day

It's Basketball Day
On November 6th

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National Basketball Day, on the 6th of November

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