When Is National Paperclip Day?


National Paperclip Day is on the 29th of May with 351 tweets.

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About Paperclip Day

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It's Paperclip day on the 29th of May.

Paperclip Day' is by our calculation on: May the 29th. The first time we detected Paperclip Day was the 29th of May 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Paperclip Day was 6 months, 3 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 29th of May. In total we detected 95 total unique days being shared such as Burger Day which had 5,730 people talking about it, or Biscuit Day having 2,941 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 29th of May

National Paperclip Day, on the 29th of May

How Is The Date For Paperclip Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Paperclip Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 29, 2015 across social media making references to 'Paperclip 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: Jersey, Hamburger or Gun Violence Awareness Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Paperclip 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 Paperclip Day?

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

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

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