When Is National Rum Day?


National Rum Day is on the 16th of August with 13,804 tweets.

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It's Rum day on the 16th of August.

Rum Day' is by our calculation on: August the 16th. The first time we detected Rum Day was the 26th of April 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Rum Day was 2 months, 1 week 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 16th of August. In total we detected 82 total unique days being shared such as Rum Day which had 3,239 people talking about it, or Tell A Joke Day having 1,451 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 16th of August

National Rum Day, on the 16th of August

How Is The Date For Rum Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Rum Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 16, 2016 across social media making references to 'Rum 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: Ex, Roller Coaster or Relaxation Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Rum Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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

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Can I Register Rum Day?

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

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

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