NATIONAL KNOCK KNOCK JOKE DAY
National Knock Knock Joke Day!
- 1934: The standard knock knock joke format was used in a newspaper humor column:
- Knock Knock
Rufus the most important part of your house.
1936: Likely the beginning of popularity for knock knock jokes.
Knock knock jokes became a regular part of the Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in Show in the late 1960′s and early 1970′s.
Children learn to tell knock knock jokes, as one of their first types of jokes, at a very young age.
Tell some knock knock jokes and post on social media using #KnockKnockJokeDay to encourage others to do so as well.
Within our research, we were unable to find the creator and the origin of National Knock Knock Joke Day, an “unofficial” national holiday.