When Is National Doodle Day?

The internet history of Doodle Day

5th of February is National Doodle Day

  First detected on the 24th of January 2016

  2,064 tweets


Is It Doodle Day Today?

It's Doodle day on the 5th of February.

The most recent detection of references to Doodle Day was 11 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 5th of February. In total we detected 104 total unique days being shared such as Wear Red Day which had 7,476 people talking about it, or Signing Day having 5,841 tweets.


How Is The Date For Doodle Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Doodle Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Feb. 5, 2016 across social media making references to 'Doodle 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: Doodle, Friends or Libraries Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Doodle 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 Doodle Day

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

Can I Register Doodle Day?

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


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

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

We have also detected mentions of Doodle day on;



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National Doodle Day, on the 5th of February

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