National Knock Knock Jokes Day - October 31
Tue, Oct 31, 2023

National Knock Knock Jokes Day

National Knock-Knock Jokes Day takes place on October 31st, bringing joy and laughter to the autumn season. It’s a great way to lift your spirits and bring good vibes to those around you.


Humor has been around since antiquity; however, the earliest recorded version of a joke can be traced back to the early 1900s. In 1929, a book was published containing humorous stories told to children. Since then, the world of humor has been developing exponentially.

Interesting facts

  • Aristotle believed that the ability to laugh is what separates us from animals.
  • Tickling results in an itchy irritation if it is done by another person, but not if you tickle yourself.
  • Laughter is contagious, similar to yawning.
  • Even intense pain can be dulled by a good laugh.
  • The most cheerful population can be found in Cuba and Brazil; the least in Scandinavian countries.
  • Some scientists believe that 10 minutes of laughter a day is essential for good health.

How to take part

To take part in National Knock-Knock Jokes Day, why not watch some comedies with friends and family? Alternatively, you can host a stand-up comedy competition and reward the winner with a prize. And if you’re feeling a bit shy, it’s the perfect opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and put a smile on someone’s face.

When is National Knock Knock Jokes Day celebrated in 2023?

National Knock Knock Jokes Day is observed on October 31 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday October 31 2023
Thursday October 31 2024
Friday October 31 2025
Saturday October 31 2026