When Is National Hagfish Day?

The internet history of Hagfish Day

19th of October is National Hagfish Day

  First detected on the 19th of October 2016

  144 tweets


Is It Hagfish Day Today?

It's Hagfish day on the 19th of October.

The most recent detection of references to Hagfish Day was 2 years, 11 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 19th of October. In total we detected 101 total unique days being shared such as Kiss Your Crush Day which had 556 people talking about it, or Burn Awareness Day having 385 tweets.


How Is The Date For Hagfish Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Hagfish Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Oct. 19, 2016 across social media making references to 'Hagfish 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: Burns Awareness, Seafood Bisque or Breakfast Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Hagfish 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 Hagfish Day

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

Can I Register Hagfish Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Hagfish 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 Hagfish 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 Hagfish day to show how people feel about Hagfish. See if people like Hagfish here.
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Hang On, It Was National Hagfish Day Already This Year..!?

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

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National Hagfish Day

It's Hagfish Day
On October 19th


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National Hagfish Day, on the 19th of October

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