When Is National Date Day?

The internet history of Date Day

5th of December is National Date Day

  First detected on the 18th of August 2015

  231 tweets


Is It Date Day Today?

It's Date day on the 5th of December.

The most recent detection of references to Date Day was 6 years, 9 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 5th of December. In total we detected 64 total unique days being shared such as Cookie Day which had 3,260 people talking about it, or Disability Day having 271 tweets.


How Is The Date For Date Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Date Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Dec. 5, 2015 across social media making references to 'Date 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: Bathtub Party, Appreciate Sean or Comfort Food Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Date 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 Date Day

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

Can I Register Date Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Date 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 Date 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 Date Day Already This Year..!?

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

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National Date Day

It's Date Day
On December 5th


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National Date Day, on the 5th of December

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