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List of Important National and International Days & Dates – Sarkarpoint

List of Important National and International Days – Here is the list of observances, commemorations, and celebrations in nationally and internationally. This list of important national and international days asked in the General Awareness section of most competitive examinations. Aspirants can expect 2 or 3 questions from this section. It is important for individuals to grab every single mark to prove themselves.

List of Important National and International Days

Important Days in January

World Braille Day – Jan 4 NRI Day – Jan 9
World Hindi Day – Jan 10 National Youth Day – Jan 12
Army day – Jan 15 National Girl Child Day – Jan 24
National Voters day – Jan 25 India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day – Jan 26
International Day of Commemoration – Jan 27 Martyrs’ Day – Jan 30
January (last Sunday): World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days in February

World Wetlands Day – Feb 2 World Cancer Day – Feb 4
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation – Feb 6 National De-worming Day – Feb 10
International Day of Women and girls in Science – Feb 11 National Productivity Day – Feb 12
World Radio Day – Feb 13 Valentine Day – Feb 14
World Day of Social Justice – Feb 20 International Mother Language Day – Feb 21
Central Excise Day – Feb 24 National Science Day – Feb 28
Safer Internet Day (second day of the second week of February)

Important Days in March

Zero Discrimination Day; World Civil Defence Day – March 1 World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day – March 3
National Security Day: International Children’s Day of Broadcasting – March 4 International Women’s Day; World Kidney Day – March 8
World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day – March 15 World Sleep Day – March 16
Ordnance Factories Day (India) – March 18 International Day of Happiness; World Sparrow day – March 20
World Forestry Day; World Down Syndrome Day; World Poetry Day – March 21 World Day for Water – March 22
World Meteorological Day – March 23 World TB Day – March 24
World Theatre Day – March 27 No Smoking Day (second Wednesday in March)

Important Days in April

World Autism Awareness Day – April 2 International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day – April 5
World Health Day – April 7 World Homeopathy Day – April 10
National Safe Motherhood Day; National Pet Day – April 11 World Haemophilia Day – April 17
World Heritage Day – April 18 World Liver Day – April 19
Secretaries’ Day; Civil Services Day – April 21 Earth Day – April 22
World Book and Copyright Day – April 23 National Panchayati Day – April 24
World Malaria Day – April 25 World Intellectual Property Day – April 26
World Day for Safety and Health at Work; World Veterinary Day – April 28 International Dance Day – April 29
Ayushman Bharat Diwas – April 30

Important Days in May

International Labour Day, Maharashtra Day – May 1 Press Freedom Day – May 3
Coal Miners’ Day; International Firefighters Day – May 4 World Athletics Day – May 7
World Red Cross Day; World Thalassaemia Day – May 8 National Technology Day – May 11
International Nurses Day – May 12 International Day of the Family – May 15
World Telecommunication Day; World Hypertension Day – May 17 World AIDS Vaccine Day; International Museum Day – May 18
International Day for Biological Diversity – May 22 Commonwealth Day – May 24
Anti-tobacco Day – May 31 May (1st Sunday): World Laughter Day
May (1st Tuesday): World Asthma Day May (2nd Sunday): Mother’s Day

Important Days in June

World Milk Day – June 1 World Bicycle Day – June 3
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression – June 4 World Environment Day – June 5
World Ocean Day – June 8 International Albinism Awareness Day – June 13
World Blood Donor Day – June 14 World Refugee Day – June 20
International day of yoga – June 21 United Nations Public Service Day – June 23
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Tracking – June 26 June (3rd Sunday): Father’s Day

Important Days in July

Doctor’s Day – July 1 World Zoonoses Day – July 6
World Population Day – July 11 World Day for International Justice – July 17
International Nelson Mandela Day – July 18 World Hepatitis Day – July 28

Important Days in August

Hiroshima Day – Aug 6 World Senior Citizen’s Day – Aug 8
Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day – Aug 9 Indian Independence Day – Aug 15
International Youth Day – Aug 12 IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – Aug 18
Photography Day; World Humanitarian Day – Aug 19 National Sports Day – Aug 29
August (1st Sunday): International Friendship Day

Important Days in September

Coconut Day – Sep 2 Teachers’ Day; Sanskrit Day – Sep 5
International Literacy Day – Sep 8 Hindi Diwas – Sep 14
Engineers’ Day; International Day of Democracy – Sep 15 World Ozone Day; International Day for Preservation – Sep 16
Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN) – Sep 21 Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients) – Sep 22
International Day of Sign Languages – Sep 23 Day of the Deaf; World Contraception Day – Sep 26
World Tourism Day; World Maritime Day – Sep 27 World Heart Day – Sep 29
International Translation Day – Sep 30 World rivers day (last Saturday of September)

Important Days in October

International Day for the Elderly – Oct 1 Gandhi Jayanthi; International Day of Non-Violence – Oct 2
World Animal Welfare Day – Oct 4 Indian Air Force Day – Oct 8
World Post Office Day – Oct 9 National Post Day; World Mental Health Day – Oct 10
UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction – Oct 13 World Standards Day – Oct 14
World Students Day; World White Cane Day (guiding the blind) – Oct 15 World Food Day – Oct 16
UN Day; World Development Information Day – Oct 24 World Thrift Day – Oct 30
October(first Monday): World Habitat Day October 2nd Thursday: World Sight Day

Important Days in November

World tsunami day – Nov 5 National Cancer Awareness Day – Nov 7
Legal Services Day – Nov 9 Children’s Day; Diabetes Day – Nov 14
National Epilepsy Day – Nov 17 Africa Industrialization Day – Nov 20
World Television Day – Nov 21 International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People – Nov 29

Important Days in December

World AIDS Day – Dec 1 National Pollution Control – Dec 2
World Day of the Handicapped – Dec 3 Indian Navy Day – Dec 4
Indian Armed Forces Flag Day – Dec 7  Human Rights Day – Dec 10
International Mountain Day – Dec 11 World Energy Conservation Day – Dec 14
Vijay Diwas – Dec 16 Minorities Rights Day (India) – Dec 18
National Mathematics Day – Dec 22 Kisan Divas – Dec 23
National Consumers Day – Dec 24 Christmas Day – Dec 25

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