When Is National May Day?


National May Day is on the 10th of May with 403 tweets.

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About May Day

Is It May Day Today?

It's May day on the 10th of May.

May Day' is by our calculation on: May the 10th. The first time we detected May Day was the 1st of May 2015 and the most recent detection of references to May Day was 7 months, 2 weeks ago.

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There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 10th of May. In total we detected 82 total unique days being shared such as Concert Day which had 366 people talking about it, or Shrimp Day having 232 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 10th of May

National May Day, on the 10th of May

How Is The Date For May Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National May Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 10, 2015 across social media making references to 'May 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, Train or Finals Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National May Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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Can I Register May Day?

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

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

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