When Is National Penpal Day?

The internet history of Penpal Day

1st of June is National Penpal Day

  First detected on the 1st of June 2015

  13 tweets


Is It Penpal Day Today?

It's Penpal day on the 1st of June.

The most recent detection of references to Penpal Day was 3 years ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 1st of June. In total we detected 91 total unique days being shared such as Gun Violence Awareness Day which had 966 people talking about it, or Running Day having 787 tweets.


How Is The Date For Penpal Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Penpal Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on June 1, 2015 across social media making references to 'Penpal 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: Donut, Say Something Nice or Doughnut Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Penpal 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 Penpal Day

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

Can I Register Penpal Day?

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


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

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

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National Penpal Day, on the 1st of June

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