When Is National Choking Day?

The internet history of Choking Day

20th of May is National Choking Day

  First detected on the 12th of November 2015

  157 tweets


Is It Choking Day Today?

It's Choking day on the 20th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Choking Day was 1 year, 4 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 20th of May. In total we detected 49 total unique days being shared such as Rescue Dog Day which had 596 people talking about it, or Be A Millionaire Day having 458 tweets.


How Is The Date For Choking Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Choking Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 20, 2018 across social media making references to 'Choking 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: Armed Forces, Api Hiv Awareness or Gun Violence Awareness Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Choking 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 Choking Day

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

Can I Register Choking Day?

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


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

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

We have also detected mentions of Choking day on;



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National Choking Day

It's Choking Day
On May 20th


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National Choking Day, on the 20th of May

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