When Is National Possum Day?

The internet history of Possum Day

17th of October is National Possum Day

  First detected on the 27th of August 2015

  99 tweets


Is It Possum Day Today?

It's Possum day on the 17th of October.

The most recent detection of references to Possum Day was 1 week, 1 day ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 17th of October. In total we detected 75 total unique days being shared such as Pasta Day which had 828 people talking about it, or Boss Day having 518 tweets.


How Is The Date For Possum Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Possum Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Oct. 17, 2020 across social media making references to 'Possum 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: Healing, Forgive An Ex or Coming Out Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Possum 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 Possum Day

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

Can I Register Possum Day?

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


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

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

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National Possum Day

It's Possum Day
On October 17th


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National Possum Day, on the 17th of October

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