When Is National Astonishment Day?

The internet history of Astonishment Day

  National Astonishment Day is on the 17th of April

  5 tweets

  First detected on the 17th of April 2015



Is It Astonishment Day Today?

It's Astonishment day on the 17th of April.

The most recent detection of references to Astonishment Day was 4 years ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 17th of April. In total we detected 117 total unique days being shared such as High Five Day which had 2,377 people talking about it, or No School Day having 449 tweets.


How Is The Date For Astonishment Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Astonishment Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on April 17, 2015 across social media making references to 'Astonishment 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: Siblings, Law Enforcement Appreciation or Cheeseball Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Astonishment 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 Astonishment Day

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

Can I Register Astonishment Day?

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


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

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

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National Astonishment Day, on the 17th of April

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