When Is National Wow Day?

The internet history of Wow Day

17th of May is National Wow Day

  First detected on the 13th of May 2015

  36 tweets


Is It Wow Day Today?

It's Wow day on the 17th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Wow Day was 2 years, 5 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 17th of May. In total we detected 83 total unique days being shared such as Piercing Day which had 2,412 people talking about it, or Honor Our Lgbt Elders Day having 650 tweets.


How Is The Date For Wow Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Wow Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 17, 2017 across social media making references to 'Wow 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: Boyfriend, Cherry Cobbler or Book Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Wow 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 Wow Day

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

Can I Register Wow Day?

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


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

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

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National Wow Day

It's Wow Day
On May 17th


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National Wow Day, on the 17th of May

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