Typing Day Date in the current year: January 8, 2016

Typing Day Typing Day, also referred to as World Typing Day or International Typing Day, is an annual event that originated in Malaysia in 2011. It is held on January 8.

Typing Day was established to commemorate the Malaysian Speed Typing Contest of 2011. It was originally conceived by Team TAC (Type Auto Corrector), a group of young professionals that has designed and developed SecondKey, a tool for automatic correction of typing mistakes in any type-written interface. Team TAC is one of the two main coordinators of Typing Day. The other is Speed Typing Contest Team from JCI Mines.

Typing Day was created to encourage people to express themselves via written communication and to promote speed, accuracy and efficiency in this type of communication. It is marked with various events and activities. For example, JCI Mines and Team TAC co-organize the Speed Typing Contest aimed at spreading the importance of proper typing methodology and enhancing typing efficiency. Those who cannot participate in the Malaysian contest can take part in Global Typing Challenge held by 10FastFingers.com. Typing tests on 10FastFingers.com can be taken in different languages.

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