When Is National Geographic Day?

The internet history of Geographic Day

27th of January is National Geographic Day

  First detected on the 8th of November 2015

  235 tweets


Is It Geographic Day Today?

It's Geographic day on the 27th of January.

The most recent detection of references to Geographic Day was 1 year, 7 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 27th of January. In total we detected 82 total unique days being shared such as Chocolate Cake Day which had 2,981 people talking about it, or Signing Day having 2,004 tweets.


How Is The Date For Geographic Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Geographic Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Jan. 27, 2017 across social media making references to 'Geographic 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: Spouse, Geographic or Wear Red Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Geographic 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 Geographic Day

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

Can I Register Geographic Day?

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


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

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

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National Geographic Day

It's Geographic Day
On January 27th


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National Geographic Day, on the 27th of January

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