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List of Important Days

List of important days (National and International) from competitive exam perspective are captured as under:

List of Important Days (Month-wise)

January

January 1 – Global Family Day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

January 4 – World Braille Day

January 6 – World War Orphans Day

January 9 – NRI Day / Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas

January 10 – World Laughter Day

January 12 – National Youth Day / Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

January 15 – National Army Day

January 23 – Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Birth Anniversary

January 24 – National Girl Child Day of India

January 25 – National Tourism Day, National Voters Day

January 26 – Republic Day of India, International Customs duty day

January 27 – International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28 – Data Protection Day

January 30 – National Martyr’s Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day

 

February :-

February 2 – World Wetlands Day

February 4 – World Cancer Day, 

February 6 – International Day against Female Genital Mutilation

February 11 – World Day of the Sick

February 13 – World Radio Day, National womens day

February 14 – Valantine’s Day

February 20 – World Day of Social Justice

February 21 – International Mother Language Day

February 22 – World Scout Day, World Thinking day

February 23 – World Peace and Understanding Day

February 24 – Central Excise Day

February 28 – National Science Day

 

March :-

March 3 – National Defence Day

March 4 – National Safety Day,World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation, National Security Day

March 8 – International Womens’ Day

March 13 – World Rotaract Day

March 14 – World Pie day

2nd Monday of March – Commonwealth Day

2nd Thursday of March – World Kidney Day

March 15 – World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day, World Contact Day

March 16 – National Vaccination Day

March 18 – National Ordinance Factories Day

March 20 – International Day of Happiness

March 21 – World Poetry Day, World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 

3rd Friday of March – World Sleep Day

March 22 – World Water Day

March 23 – World Meteorological Day

March 24 – World TB Day, International Day for Achievers

March 26 – World Purple day(epilepsy awareness day)

March 27 – World Drama Day or World Theater Day

 

April  :-

April 1 – Orissa Day

April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day

April 4 – International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

April 5 – National Maritime Day

April 7 – World Health Day

April 8 – World Romani Day

April 12 – World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day

April 13 – Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day

April 14 – B.R.Ambedkar Jayanti

April 15 – World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue

April 17 – World Haemophilia Day

April 18 – World Heritage Day

April 21 – World Creativity and Innovation Day, National Secretaries day, National Civil Services Day

April 22 – World Earth Day

April 23 – World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day

April 25 – World Malaria Day

April 26 – World Intellectual Property Day

April 28 – International Worker’s Memorial Day, World day for Safety and Health at work

April 29 – World Dance Day

May :-

May 01 – World Labour Day or May Day

May 03 – Press Freedom Day(Intl.), World Asthma Day, International Energy Day

May 04 – Coal Miners Day(Intl.), International Firefighters’ Day

1st Sunday of May – World Laughter Day

May 05 – World Athletics Day, World Midwives Day

May 06 – World No Diet Day

May 08 – World Red Cross Day

May 09 – World Thalassaemia Day

2nd sunday of May – World Mother Day

May 10 – International Migratory Bird Day

May 11 – National technology day

May 12 – International Nurses Day

May 13 – International Criminal Court Day

May 15 – International Day of the Families

May 17 – World Hypertension Day, World Tele-communication and Information Society Day, Wold AIDS Vaccination day

May 18 – World Museum Day

May 20 – World Meteorology Day

May 21 – National Anti Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development

May 22 – International Day for Biological Diversity

May 24 – Commonwealth Day

May 25 – World Missing Childrens day

May 29 – International Day of Peacekeepers

May 31 – World Anti Tobacco Day

 

June :-

June 1 – Global Day of Parents

June 4 – World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5 – World Environment Day

June 8 – World Brain Tumor Day, World Oceans Day

June 12 – World Day Against Child Labor

June 14 – World Blood Donor Day

June 15 – World elder abuse awareness day

3rd Sunday of June – World Father’s Day

June 16 – International Integration Day

June 18 – International Picnic Day

June 20 – World Refugee Day

June 21 – World Music Day

June 23 – International Olympic Day, United Nations Public Service Day, International Widows Day

June 26 – International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Day in support of Victims of torture

 

July :-

July 1 – International Joke Day, world Doctor’s Day

July 2 – World Sports Journalists Day, World UFO day

1st Saturday of July – International Day of Cooperatives

July 04 – America Independence Day

July 06 – World Zoonoses Day

JUly 07 – World Chocolate Day

July 11 – World Population Day

July 12 – International Malala Day

July 18 – International Nelson Mandela Day

July 26 – Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day

July 28 – World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

July 29 – International Tiger Day

 

August :-

First Sunday in August – International Friendship Day

August 6 – Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day

August 8 – World Senior Citizen Day

August 9 – Nagasaki Day, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Quit India Day

August 12 – International Youth Day

August 13 – International Left Handers Day

August 14 – Pakistan’s Indipendence Day

August 15 – India’s Independence Day, International Mourning Day

August 19 – World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day

August 20 – National Sadbhavna Divas or Birthday of Rajiv gandhi, World Mosquito Day

August 21 – National Senior Citizen Day

August 23 – International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

August 29 – National Sports Day or Dhyanchand’s Birthday

August 30 – International day of the victims of enforced Disappearances

 

September :-

September 2 – World Coconut Day

September 5 – National Teacher’s Day or Dr. Radhakrishanan’s Birth Day, Sanskrit Day

September 7 – World Forgiveness Day

September 8 – World Literacy Day

September 10 – World Anti-Suicide Day

September 14 – Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day, World First Aid Day

September 15 – International Day of Democracy, International Engineer’s Day

September 16 – World Ozone Day

September 20 – RPF Foundation day

September 21 – World Peace Day or International day for Peace and Non-violence (UN), World Alzheimer’s Day

September 22 – World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day

September 23 – International Day of the Deaf

September 26 – World Contraception Day, european day of languages

September 27 – World Tourism Day

September 28 – World Rabies Day

September 29 – World Heart Day

 

October :-

1st Monday of October – World Habitat Day

October 1 – World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the older/Elderly

October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence

October 3 – World Nature Day

October 4 – World Animal Day

October 5 – World Teacher’s Day

October 6 – World Wildlife Day

October 8 – Indian Air Force Day

October 9 – World Postal or Post-office Day

October 10 – World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day

October 11 – International Day of the Girl Child

2nd Thursday of October – World Sight Day

October 12 – World Arthritis Day

October 13 – International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14 – World Standards Day

October 15 – Global Hand Washing Day, International Day of Rural Women, World White Cane Safety Day

October 16 – World Food Day

October 17 – International Poverty Day for it’s Eradication

October 20 – World Osteoporosis Day,World Statistics Day, National Solidarity day

October 24 – UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Polio Day

October 27 – World day for Audio Visual Heritage

October 28 – International Animation Day

October 31 – World Savings Day or wold Thrift day, Halloween Day

 

November :-

November 1 – World Vegan Day

November 6 – International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 7 – Infant Protection Day, World Cancer Awareness Day

November 8 – World Radiology Day

November 9 – World Legal Service Day

November 10 – World Science day for Peace and Development, Public Transport Day

November 11 – National Education Day

November 12 – World Pneumonia Day, Public Service Broadcasting Day

November 13 – World Kindness Day

November 14 – Children’s Day(India), World Diabetes Day

November 16 – International Day for Endurance or Tolerance

November 17 – International Students Day, Gurunanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary, National eplilepsy day

November 19 – World Toilet Day, International Men’s Day, National Integration Day

November 20 – Universal Children’s Day

3rd Sunday of November – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

3rd Thursday of November – World Philosophy Day

November 21 – World Fisheries Day, World Hello Day, World Television Day

November 25 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, World Non-Veg day

November 26 – National Law Day or National constitution Day

November 30 – National Flag Day

 

December :-

December 1 – World AIDS Day

December 2 – World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3 – International Day of People with Disability or World Disability Day

December 4 – Indian Navy Day

December 5 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day, Indian Armed Force Flag Day

December 9 – The International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10 – World Human Rights Day,International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

December 11 – International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day

December 14 – National Energy Conservation Day(India)

December 16 – Vijay Diwas

December 18 – International Migrants Day, National Minority Rights Day

December 19 – Goa’s Libration Day

December 20 – International Human Solidarity Day

December 23 – National Farmer’s Day or Kisan Diwas