World Usability Day - November
Thu, Nov 10, 2022

World Usability Day

World Usability Day is celebrated annually on the second Thursday of the last autumn month, in 2022 the date falls on November 10th. The event was founded in 2005 by the Association of Usability Professionals. The holiday promotes the principles of usability of engineering developments, it concerns design, interface, versatility, focus on each use. Every year, a new holiday theme is chosen, for example, virtual safety and health.


The holiday was founded in 2005 by the User Experience Association. The Association itself was founded in 1991, initially the organization consisted of 50 members, but today their number has grown to almost 2,5 thousand, which are located around the world. Through annual conferences, publications in international publications, the Association tells consumers about the basic concepts of interaction with users.

It is noteworthy that the first principles of interaction with users were developed in Ancient Greece. There is historical and archaeological evidence that in the 5th century BC. the Greeks developed ergonomic concepts when they worked on creating jobs, goods.

Interesting Facts

  • In 1955, industrial engineer Henry Dreyfus published the book Design for People, which described the basic principles of interaction with users.
  • Not only engineers work on the development of user experience. Walt Disney is billed as the first user experience designer and developer in 1966.
  • Another company that has become a symbol of innovation in the field of user experience is Apple, the company’s specialists even coined the term “user interaction design”.

How to celebrate

On this day, talk about the benefits of using technology. The real revolution has been and continues to be made by the Internet. Many aspects of our lives are moving into the virtual plane, for example, doctor’s appointments, training, holding work conferences, going to museums. Read about the evolution of technology – it’s informative and interesting. Share on social networks your personal experience of using digital devices. Encourage people to protect their computers and phones, because every month there are approximately 6 viruses.

When is World Usability Day celebrated in 2022?

World Usability Day is observed on the second Thursday of November each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday November 10 2022
Thursday November 9 2023
Thursday November 14 2024
Thursday November 13 2025
Thursday November 12 2026