When Is National Rafa Day?

The internet history of Rafa Day

15th of May is National Rafa Day

  First detected on the 15th of May 2016

  180 tweets


Is It Rafa Day Today?

It's Rafa day on the 15th of May.

The most recent detection of references to Rafa Day was 3 years, 1 month ago.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 15th of May. In total we detected 69 total unique days being shared such as Chocolate Chip Day which had 1,193 people talking about it, or Peace Officers Memorial Day having 666 tweets.


How Is The Date For Rafa Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Rafa Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on May 15, 2016 across social media making references to 'Rafa 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: Chocolate Chip Cookie, Peace Officer Memorial or Biscuit Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Rafa 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 Rafa Day

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

Can I Register Rafa Day?

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


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

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

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National Rafa Day

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On May 15th


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National Rafa Day, on the 15th of May

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