When Is National Poppy Day?

The internet history of Poppy Day

25th of May is National Poppy Day

  First detected on the 19th of May 2017

  973 tweets


Is It Poppy Day Today?

It's Poppy day on the 25th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Poppy Day was 9 months ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 25th of May. In total we detected 83 total unique days being shared such as Wine Day which had 11,445 people talking about it, or Sing Out Day having 3,114 tweets.


How Is The Date For Poppy Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Poppy Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 25, 2018 across social media making references to 'Poppy 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: Donut, Heat Awareness or Memorial Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Poppy 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 Poppy Day

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

Can I Register Poppy Day?

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


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

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

We have also detected mentions of Poppy day on;



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National Poppy Day

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On May 25th


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National Poppy Day, on the 25th of May

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