When Is National Pancake Day?


National Pancake Day is on the 8th of March with 117,283 tweets.

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It's Pancake day on the 8th of March.

Pancake Day' is by our calculation on: March the 8th. The first time we detected Pancake Day was the 8th of March 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Pancake Day was 2 days, 2 hours ago.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Pancake day to show how people feel about Pancake. See if people like Pancake here.
We're detecting how Pancake affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Pancake affects company share prices.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 8th of March. In total we detected 147 total unique days being shared such as Pancake Day which had 37,902 people talking about it, or Cereal Day having 3,230 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 8th of March

National Pancake Day, on the 8th of March

How Is The Date For Pancake Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Pancake Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on March 8, 2016 across social media making references to 'Pancake 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: Womens, Women or Free Pancake Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Pancake 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 Pancake Day?

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

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

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