When Is National Fool Day?

The internet history of Fool Day

8th of November is National Fool Day

  First detected on the 20th of April 2017

  291 tweets


Is It Fool Day Today?

It's Fool day on the 8th of November.

The most recent detection of references to Fool Day was 1 week, 4 days ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 8th of November. In total we detected 74 total unique days being shared such as Stem Day which had 2,362 people talking about it, or Saxophone Day having 780 tweets.


How Is The Date For Fool Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Fool Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Nov. 8, 2019 across social media making references to 'Fool 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: Cappuccino, Aboriginal Veterans or Fool Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Fool 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 Fool Day

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

Can I Register Fool Day?

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

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

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National Fool Day, on the 8th of November

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