When Is National Dads Day?

The internet history of Dads Day

11th of April is National Dads Day

  First detected on the 11th of April 2015

  5 tweets


Is It Dads Day Today?

It's Dads day on the 11th of April.

The most recent detection of references to Dads Day was 4 years, 7 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 11th of April. In total we detected 169 total unique days being shared such as Siblings Day which had 72,908 people talking about it, or Sibling Day having 70,229 tweets.


How Is The Date For Dads Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Dads Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on April 11, 2015 across social media making references to 'Dads 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: Law Enforcement Appreciation, Pet or Sibs Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Dads 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 Dads Day

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

Can I Register Dads Day?

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


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

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

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National Dads Day

It's Dads Day
On April 11th


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National Dads Day, on the 11th of April

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