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Important Days and Dates, National & International Days Month-Wise

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Are you looking for important days and dates commemorated on the basis of national and international events? Here is the list of days and dates celebrated on the basis of the popular festivals and events in India and all over the world.

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Important Days and Dates

To stay aware about the festival and holidays it is important to know about the popular days and dates and their significance. In some competitive exams in India like; SSC CGL, IBPS Bank Exams, Railway Exam and others have asked general awareness questions related to important days and dates. Staying aware about all these important days and events will help aspirants to secure good marks in the exam. If you want to clear your exam with 100% accuracy this list might help you.

The list of Important national and international days and dates covered in this article can be read at a glance and help you to improve your general knowledge.

Important Days and Dates – National & International

Every month has important days and events to celebrate, remember or honour things that have happened. Here you will get the month-wise list of important days and dates observed nationally and internationally. The list of important days and dates are covered from January to December. Check the dates with month wise list below:

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Important Days and Dates in January

List of Important Days in January
1st JanuaryNew Year’s Day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global family day, World Peace Day
4th JanuaryInternational World Braille Day
6th JanuaryWorld War Orphans Day
8th JanuaryAfrican National Congress Foundation Day
9th JanuaryPravasi Bharatiya Diwas
10th JanuaryWorld Hindi Day
11th JanuaryNational Human Trafficking Awareness Day (India)
12th JanuaryNational Youth Day (India)
15th JanuaryArmy Day (India)
17th JanuaryWorld Religion Day
23rd JanuaryNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Birthday
24th JanuaryNational Girl Child Day
25th JanuaryIndia Tourism Day,National Voters Day
26th JanuaryRepublic Day of India, International Customs day
27th JanuaryInternational Holocaust Day, International Day of Commemoration
28th JanuaryBirth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th JanuaryData protection day
30th JanuaryMahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day), World Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Leprosy Eradication Day (Last Sunday of January)

Important Days & Dates in February

List of Important Days in February
1st FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
2nd FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day
4th FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
4th FebruaryNational Day of Sri Lanka
6th FebruaryInternational Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
7th FebruaryInternational Development Week
9th FebruarySafer Internet Day
10th FebruaryNational De-Worming Day
11th FebruaryInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science, World Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of FebruaryWorld Marriage Day
12th FebruaryDarwin Day, National Productivity Day, Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13th FebruaryWorld Radio Day (UNESCO), National Women’s Day
14th FebruarySaint Valentine’s Day
18th FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20th FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21st FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22nd FebruaryWorld Scout Day
23rd FebruaryWorld Peace and Understanding day
24th FebruaryCentral Excise Day
27 FebruaryWorld NGO Day, World Sustainable Energy Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day
28 / 29 FebruaryRare Disease Day

Important Days & Dates in March

List of Important Days in March
1st MarchZero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day
3rd MarchWorld Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day
4th MarchWorld Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation, National Security Day
8 MarchInternational Women’s Day
10 MarchCISF Raising Day
11 MarchWorld Kidney Day
13 MarchNo Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 MarchInternational Day of Action for Rivers
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day
16 MarchNational Vaccination Day
18 MarchOrdnance Factories Day (India)
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness, World Sparrow Day
21 MarchWorld Forestry Day, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
23rd MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis Day
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day

Important Days & Dates in April

List of Important Days in April
1 AprilOrissa Day
2 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day
4 AprilInternational Day for Mine Awareness
5 AprilNational Maritime Day
7 AprilWorld Health Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy Day
11 AprilNational Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 AprilJallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day
15 AprilWorld Art Day
17 AprilWorld Haemophilia Day
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day
21 AprilNational Civil Service Day, National Administrative Professionals Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property Day
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day
29 AprilInternational Dance Day
30 AprilAyushman Bharat Diwas

Important Days & Dates in May

List of Important Days in May
1 MayInternational Labour Day
2 MayInternational Astronomy Day
3 MayPress Freedom Day
4 MayWorld Asthma Day
May (2nd Sunday)Mother’s Day
8 MayWorld Red Cross Day, World Thalassemia Day
9 MayWorld Migratory Bird Day
10 MayWorld Mother Day
11 MayNational Technology Day (India)
12 MayInternational Nurses day
14 MayWorld Migratory day
15 MayInternational Day of the Family
16 MayDengue Prevention Day (India)
17 MayWorld Telecommunication Day, World Information Society Day
18 MayInternational Museum Day
21 MayWorld Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, Anti-terrorism day
23 MayWorld Turtle Day
24 MayCommonwealth Day
28 MayInternational Day of Action for Women’s Health
29 MayInternational Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
31 MayAnti-Tobacco Day

Important Days & Dates in June

List of Important Days in June
1 JuneWorld Milk Day
2 JuneInternational Sex Workers Day, Telangana Formation Day
3 JuneWorld Bicycle Day
4 JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 JuneWorld Environment Day
7 JuneWorld Food Safety Day, International level crossing awareness day
8 JuneWorld Oceans Day, World Brain Tumour Day
12 JuneWorld Day Against Child Labour
14 JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
15 JuneWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
17 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
18 JuneAutistic Pride Day
19 JuneWorld Fathers’ Day (Every 3rd Sunday of June), World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, World Sauntering Day
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day
21 JuneWorld Hydrography Day, International Yoga Day, World Music day
June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
23 JuneInternational Olympic Day, United Nations Public Service Day, International Widow’s Day
26 JuneInternational Day against, Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27 JuneWorld Diabetes Day
29 JuneNational Statistics Day
30 JuneWorld Asteroid Day

Important Days & Dates in July

List of Important Days in July
1 JulyNational Doctor’s Day, National Postal Worker Day
2 JulyWorld UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday)International Cooperative Day
4 JulyAmerican Independence day
6 JulyWorld Zoonoses Day
11 JulyWorld Population Day
12 JulyWorld Malala Day
15 JulyWorld Youth Skills Day
17 JulyWorld Day for International Justice
18 JulyNelson Mandela International Day
28 JulyWorld Nature conservation day, World Hepatitis Day, World nature Day
29 JulyInternational Tiger Day
30 JulyInternational Day of Friendship

Important Days & Dates in August

List of Important Days in August
1 AugustClergy Sexual Abuse Awareness Day
2 AugustInternational Friendship Day
3 AugustIndependence day of Niger
5 AugustIndependence day of upper Volta
6 AugustHiroshima Day
9 AugustInternational day of World’s indigenous people, Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
10 AugustWorld Biofuel Day, World Lion Day
12 AugustInternational Youth day
14 AugustIndependence Day of Pakistan
15 AugustIndependence Day of India
19 AugustWorld Photography day
20 AugustWorld Mosquito Day, Sadbhavna Diwas
23 AugustInternational Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29 AugustInternational Day against Nuclear Tests, National Sports Day
30 AugustNational Small Industry Day

Important Days & Dates in September

List of Important Days in September
2 SeptemberWorld Coconut Day
5 SeptemberTeachers Day (India)
8 SeptemberWorld Literacy Day
14 SeptemberHindi Day, World First Air Day
15 SeptemberEngineer’s day (India)
16 SeptemberWorld Ozone Day
19 SeptemberInternational Talk Like a Pirate Day
21 SeptemberAlzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
22 SeptemberWorld Rhino Day
25 SeptemberSocial Justice day
26 SeptemberDay of the Deaf
27 SeptemberWorld Tourism Day
28 SeptemberRight to Know Day
30 SeptemberInternational Blasphemy Rights Day

Important Days & Dates in October

List of Important Days in October
1 OctoberInternational day of the Older person
2 OctoberMahatma Gandhi birthday, International day of non-violence
3 OctoberWorld Habitat Day, World nature day
4 OctoberWorld Animal Welfare Day
5 OctoberWorld Teacher’s day
6 OctoberWorld Wildlife Day, World Food Security day
8 OctoberIndian Air Force Day
9 OctoberWorld Post Office day
10 OctoberNational Post Day
11 OctoberInternational girl child day
12 OctoberWorld Arthritis day
13 OctoberWorld Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14 OctoberWorld Standards Day
15 OctoberInternational Day of Rural Women
16 OctoberWorld Food Day
17 OctoberInternational day for the Eradication of Poverty
20 OctoberWorld Statistics Day
24 OctoberUnited Nations Day, World Development Information Day
27 OctoberWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
28 OctoberNational Ayurveda Day
30 OctoberWorld Thrift Day
31 OctoberNational Unity Day

Important Days in November

List of Important Days in November
1 NovemberWorld vegan day
2 NovemberInternational Journalist’s Remembrance Day
5 NovemberWorld Radiography day
6 NovemberInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7 NovemberInfant Protection day, World Cancer Awareness Day
9 NovemberWorld services day
10 NovemberWorld Immunization Day
14 NovemberChildren’s Day (India)
16 NovemberInternational day for Endurance, National Press Day
17 NovemberWorld Students Day, National Journalism Day
18 NovemberWorld Adult Day, World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
19 NovemberWorld Citizen day, International Men’s Day
20 NovemberAfrica Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s day, Transgender Day of Remembrance
21 NovemberWorld Television day, World Fisheries day
25 NovemberWorld Non-veg day
26 NovemberNational Law Day, National Milk Day, Constitution Day
29 NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30 NovemberFlag day

Important Days in December

List of Important Days in December
1 DecemberWorld Aids Day
2 DecemberWorld Computer Literacy DayInternational day of Abolition of Slavery
3 DecemberInternational Day of Disabled Persons, World conservation day
4 DecemberIndian Navy Day
5 DecemberInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7 DecemberArmed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day
9 DecemberThe International Day Against Corruption
10 DecemberHuman Right Day, International Animal Rights Day
11 DecemberInternational Mountain day
14 DecemberInternational Energy day
18 DecemberInternational Migrants day
19 DecemberGoa’s liberation day
20 DecemberInternational Human Solidarity Day
22 DecemberNational Mathematics Day
23 DecemberKisan Divas
29 DecemberInternational Bio-Diversity Day

That’s the month-wise list of important days and days celebrated in India and all over the world.

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