You know of Facebook's "On This Day" feature? It shows you the posts you made (and a few other things) on this day (for example, February 15) in the past. If you're on Facebook, you can see yours at facebook.com/onthisday.
Yeah, this is that, but for Twitter. You can see the tweets you've made on this day in the past by visiting oldtweets.today.
How this works
This repo contains two different components.
A simple page served via GitHub Pages from the
docs/ folder. This is where you enter your Twitter username, and then a request is made to the API to retrieve your old tweets.
However, you can use the search on twitter.com to fetch tweets by a particular person on a particular date, with little restriction. That's what this API does. It runs the search on Twitter's site, scrapes the results and extracts the necessary data and returns the tweets requested as embeddable HTML.
Want to contribute or play with this locally?
Do whatever you want.
If you like this...
then you might like some other tools I've built around Twitter and their API: