When Is National Punctuation Day?


National Punctuation Day is on the 24th of September with 8,579 tweets.

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About Punctuation Day

Is It Punctuation Day Today?

It's Punctuation day on the 24th of September.

Punctuation Day' is by our calculation on: September the 24th. The first time we detected Punctuation Day was the 12th of April 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Punctuation Day was 2 months, 3 weeks ago.

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We're detecting how Punctuation affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Punctuation affects company share prices.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 24th of September. In total we detected 121 total unique days being shared such as Pabebe Wave Day which had 46,985 people talking about it, or Punctuation Day having 4,432 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 24th of September

National Punctuation Day, on the 24th of September

How Is The Date For Punctuation Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Punctuation Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Sept. 24, 2015 across social media making references to 'Punctuation 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: Daughter, Daughters or Teach Ag Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Punctuation Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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National Punctuation Day

It's Punctuation Day
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Can I Register Punctuation Day?

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

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

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