Why does the WhatsApp calendar emoji mark July 17

WhatsApp It is one of the applications that many use to be able to converse or chat with all their friends. Through it, it is possible to send all kinds of content between Word or PDF files, up to a variety of photos and videos so that you can have a great time with all your contacts.

In the last days WhatsApp has updated its platform and implemented the “Once view” function. With it, anyone who receives a multimedia file from you can only view it once and then disappear, without having time to take a screenshot.

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Although the app may have many more functions, there are curious data that very few users have noticed or used. For instance, the emoji that marks the date July 17. You know why?

Well, here we will tell you about the particularity of this emoji that causes questions from some people. If you have used it in WhatsApp then you should know why he has such a special day for emoticons.


In order to know exactly what this cute emoji of WhatsApp, we must resort to one of the websites that is responsible for compiling all the information and meaning of each of the icons that Unicode adds year after year: .

According to the source, it mentions that the emoji on the calendar that marks July 17 is because that day is celebrated as emoji day around the world, a date that was inaugurated in 2014.

Learn why the calendar emoji is dated July 17 and not another. (Photo: MAG)

In the case of Facebook keyboards, you can see the date of May 14, the date on which the birthday of the founder of the social network Mark Zuckerberg is celebrated.

Calendar, as it is known in English, was approved as part of in 2010 and added to in 2015.