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9th of October is National Leif Erickson Day

  First detected on the 9th of October 2016

  74 tweets


Is It Leif Erickson Day Today?

It's Leif Erickson day on the 9th of October.

The most recent detection of references to Leif Erickson Day was 1 week, 5 days ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 9th of October. In total we detected 68 total unique days being shared such as Coming Out Day which had 922 people talking about it, or Stop Bullying Day having 513 tweets.


How Is The Date For Leif Erickson Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Leif Erickson Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Oct. 9, 2019 across social media making references to 'Leif Erickson 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: Lesbian, Boyfriend or Spokesperson Alex Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Leif Erickson Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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Can I Register Leif Erickson Day?

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

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

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