When Is National Lefty Day?

The internet history of Lefty Day

13th of August is National Lefty Day

  First detected on the 13th of August 2015

  2,087 tweets


Is It Lefty Day Today?

It's Lefty day on the 13th of August.

The most recent detection of references to Lefty 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 13th of August. In total we detected 103 total unique days being shared such as Middle Child Day which had 3,841 people talking about it, or Left Handers Day having 3,283 tweets.


How Is The Date For Lefty Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Lefty Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 13, 2015 across social media making references to 'Lefty 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: Left Handed, Middle or Filet Mignon Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Lefty 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 Lefty Day

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

Can I Register Lefty Day?

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


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

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

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National Lefty Day

It's Lefty Day
On August 13th


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National Lefty Day, on the 13th of August

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