When Is National Sports Day?


National Sports Day is on the 29th of August with 19,745 tweets.

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Is It Sports Day Today?

It's Sports day on the 29th of August.

Sports Day' is by our calculation on: August the 29th. The first time we detected Sports Day was the 24th of March 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Sports Day was 6 days, 15 hours ago.

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There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 29th of August. In total we detected 70 total unique days being shared such as Sports Day which had 4,729 people talking about it, or Dog Day having 2,413 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 29th of August

National Sports Day, on the 29th of August

How Is The Date For Sports Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Sports Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Aug. 29, 2015 across social media making references to 'Sports 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: Bow Tie, Burger Burger or Dog Dog Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Sports Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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

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Can I Register Sports Day?

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

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

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