IMPORTANT DAYS & DATES

We often celebrate various days and dates in our calendar which are of Social, Global, Memorial or Festive Concerns.These days are also very important for general Calendarknowledge as every exam has at least one question about celebration of these important days and dates. So here we have collected a list of some days and dates most often asked in exams.

JANUARY DAYS AND DATES

January 1

  • Global Family Day, Army Medical corps Establishment Day

January 8

  • African National Congress Foundation Day

January 9

  • NRI Day

January 10

  • World Laughter Day

January 11

  • Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

January 12

  • National Youth Day

January 15

  • Army Day

January 23

  • Netaji Subash Chandra Bose’s Birth Anniversary

January 25

  • Tourism Day (India), Indian Voters Day

January 26

  • India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day

January 8

  • Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

January 30

  • Martyr’s Day(Mahatama Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day), Sarvodaya Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day

FEBRUARY DAYS AND DATES

February 2

  • World Wetlands Day

February 4

  • World Cancer Day

February 13

  • Sarojini Naydu’s Birth Anniversary, World Radio Day (UNESCO)

February 14

  • World Valentine’s Day

2nd Sunday of Feb

  • World Marriage Day

February 20

  • World Day of Social Justice

February 21

  • World Mother Language Day

February 24

  • Central Excise Day

February 28

  • National Science Day(India)

MARCH DAYS AND DATES

March 3

  • National Defence Day

March 4

  • National Security Day

2nd Monday of March

  • Commonwealth Day

March 8

  • World Women’s Day, World literacy Day

March 9

  • CISF Raising Day

March 14

  • Pi Day

March 15

  • World Disabled Day, World Consumer Rights Day

March 16

  • National Vaccination Day

March 18

  • Ordnance Factories Day (India)

March 20

  • World Happiness Day

March 21

  • World Forestry Day,World Poetry Day,International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

3rd Firday of March

  • World Sleep Day

March 22

  • World Water Day

March 23

  • World Meteorological Day

March 24

  • World TB Day

March 27

  • World Theatre Day

APRIL DAYS AND DATES

April 1

  • April Fool’s Day

April 2

  • World Autism Awareness Day(UN)

April 5

  • International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day

April 7

  • World Health Day

April 13

  • Janllian Wala Bagh Massacre Day

April 14

  • B R Ambedkar Remembrance Day

April 17

  • World Haemophilia Day

April 18

  • World Heritage Day

April 21

  • Secretaries’ Day, Civil Services Day

April 22

  • World Earth Day

April 23

  • World Books and Copyright Day

April 25

  • World Malaria Day(WHO)

April 26

  • World Intellectual Property Day(UN)

MAY DAYS AND DATES

May 1

  • Workers’ Day (International Labour Day), Maharashtra Day

May 3

  • Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day, International Energy Day

May 2nd Sunday

  • Mother’s Day

May 4

  • Coal Miners’ Day

May 5

  • World Midwives Day

May 8

  • World Red Cross and Red Cresent Day

May 9

  • World Thalassaemia Day

May 11

  • National Technology Day

May 12

  • World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day

May 15

  • International Day of Family

May 17

  • World Telecom Day

May 21

  • National Anti Terrorism Day

May 24

  • Commonwealth Day

May 31

  • Anti-tobacco Day

JUNE DAYS AND DATES

June 4

  • International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5

  • World Environment Day

June 8

  • World Ocean Day

June 3rd Sunday

  • Father’s Day

June 14

  • World Blood Donor Day

June 20

  • International Refugee Day

June 21

  • International Music Day

June 26

  • International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

JULY DAYS AND DATES

July 1

  • World Doctor’s Day

July 4

  • America Independence Day

July 6

  • World Zoonoses Day

July 11

  • World Population Day

July 26

  • Kargil Victory Day

July 29

  • International Tiger Day

July 30

  • World Friendship Day

AUGUST DAYS AND DATES

August 3

  • International Friendship Day

August 6

  • World Hiroshima Day

August 8

  • World Senior Citizen Day

August 9

  • Quit India Movement Day, Nagasaki Day

August 12

  • World Youth Day

August 14

  • Pakistan’s Independence Day

August 15

  • India’s Independence Day

August 18

  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 19

  • World Photography Day, World Humanatarian Day

August 20

  • National Sadbhawana Diwas (India)

August 29

  • National Sports Day

SEPTEMBER DAYS AND DATES

September 2

  • Coconut Day

September 5

  • National Teachers’Day(Dr. Radhakrishnan Birth Date Anniversary); Sanskrit Day

September 7

  • World Forgiveness Day

September 8

  • World Literacy Day (UNESCO)

September 14

  • Hindi Day

September 15

  • Engineers’ Day

September 16

  • World Ozone Day

September 21

  • Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)

September 22

  • Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

September 25

  • Social Justice Day

September 26

  • Day of the Deaf

September 27

  • World Tourism Day

OCTOBER DAYS AND DATES

October 1

  • International Day for Elderly

October 2

  • Gandhi Jayanthi

October 3

  • World Habitat Day

October 4

  • World Animal Welfare Day

October 5

  • World Teacher’s Day

October 8

  • Indian Air Force Day

October 9

  • World Post Office Day

October 10

  • National Post Day

October 2nd Thursday

  • World Sight Day

October 13

  • UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14

  • World Standards Day

October 15

  • World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)

October 16

  • World Food Day

October 17

  • International Poverty Day

October 20

  • World Statistics Day

October 21

  • National Police Day

October 24

  • UN Day; World Development Information Day

October 28

  • International Animation Day

October 30

  • World Thrift Day

October 31

  • National Integration Day

NOVEMBER DAYS AND DATES

November 7

  • Infant Protection Day, World Cancer Awareness Day

November 8

  • International Radiology Day

November 9

  • World Legal Services Day

November 14

  • Children’s Day(Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru’s Birth Anniversary); Diabetes Day

November 17

  • National Epilepsy Day, World Student Day

November 19

  • World Men’s Day

November 20

  • Africa Industrialisation Day

November 21

  • World Hello Day, World Television Day

November 26

  • National Law Day

November 29

  • International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

November 30

  • National Flag Day

DECEMBER DAYS AND DATES

December 1

  • World AIDS Day

December 3

  • World Day of Handicapped, World Disability Day

December 4

  • Indian Navy Day

December 7

  • Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

December 9

  • International Anti-Corruption Day, National Girl Child Day(India)

December 10

  • Human Rights Day, International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

December 11

  • UNICEF Day

December 14

  • National Energy Conservation Day(India)

December 18

  • Minorities Rights Day, National Migrants Day

December 19

  • GOA’s Liberation Day

December 23

  • Farmer’s Day,Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
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