List of Important Days and Dates - National and International

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Important Days and Dates

Important national and international days are celebrated all over the India and the whole world to mark any special person or events. In India there are many days in every month celebrated on the basis of events and festivals.

In various competitive exams and govt. job exams questions are also asked from this list of important days. That’s why we have brought to you a complete month wise list of important days and dates. The list will helps you to memorize at a glance and boost your general awareness.

Important Days and Dates – National & International

The list of important days and dates are compiled with the special events celebrated in India and all over the world. Check the dates with month wise list below:

Important Days and Dates in January

List of Important Days in January
1st January Global family day, World Peace Day
4th January International World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas
10th January World Hindi Day
11th January National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (India)
12th January National Youth Day (India)
15th January Army Day (India)
17th January World Religion Day
23rd January Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday
24th January National Girl Child day (India)
25th January India Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26th January Republic Day of India, International Customs day
27th January International Holocaust Day
28th January Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January Data protection day
30th January 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 February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February World Cancer Day
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
7th February International Development Week
9th February Safer Internet Day
10th February National De-Worming Day
11th February International Day of Women and Girls in Science
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
13th February World Radio Day (UNESCO) National Women’s Day
14th February Saint Valentine's Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
23rd February World Peace and Understanding day
24th February Central Excise Day
27 February World NGO Day World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day

Important Days & Dates in March

List of Important Days in March
1st March Zero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd March World Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th March World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation National Security Day
8 March International Women’s Day
10 March CISF Raising Day
11 March World Kidney Day
13 March No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 March International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March World Consumer Rights Day
16 March National Vaccination Day
18 March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March International Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 March World Forestry Day
World Down syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24 March World Tuberculosis Day
27 March World Theatre Day

Important Days & Dates in April

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

Important Days & Dates in May

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

Important Days & Dates in June

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

Important Days & Dates in July

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

Important Days & Dates in August

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

Important Days & Dates in September

List of Important Days in September
2 September World Coconut Day
5 September Teachers Day (India)
8 September World Literacy Day
14 September Hindi day World First Air Day
15 September Engineer’s day (India)
16 September World Ozone Day
19 September International Talk Like a Pirate Day
21 September Alzheimer’s Day International day of peace
22 September World Rhino Day
25 September Social Justice day
26 September Day of the Deaf
27 September World Tourism Day
28 September Right to Know Day
30 September International Blasphemy Rights Day

Important Days & Dates in October

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

Important Days in November

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

Important Days in December

List of Important Days in December
1 December World Aids Day
2 December World Computer Literacy Day
International day of Abolition of Slavery
3 December International Day of Disabled Persons
World conservation day
4 December Indian Navy Day
5 December International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7 December Armed Forces Flag Day
International Civil Aviation Day
9 December The International Day Against Corruption
10 December Human Right Day International Animal Rights Day
11 December International Mountain day
14 December International Energy day
18 December International Migrants day
19 December Goa’s liberation day
20 December International Human Solidarity Day
22 December National Mathematics Day
23 December Kisan Divas
29 December International Bio-diversity Day

  Competitive exam candidates can read and prepare for questions related to important days and dates from the above month-wise lists. If you want to read the national and international days and dates separately you can read from the links below:

Whether you are UPSC candidate or preparing for other govt. job exams including; SSC, PSC, Bank, IBPS, Railway Exam, Defence and other exam, these list of important days and dates should be read and remember to score good marks in the exam.

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