Important Days

Important days / dates in January:

January 01: Global Family Day, Army Medical Corps Foundation Day.

06 January: World War Orphan Day.

08 January: African National Congress Foundation Day

09 January: NRI Day / Pravasi Bharatiya Divas.

January 10: World Laughter Day.

January 11: Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death day

January 12: National Youth Day, Swami Vivekananda’s birthday

15 January: Army Day.

January 23: Birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra.

24 January: National Girl Child Day of India.

25 January: India Tourism Day, Indian Voters’ Day, International Customs Day.

26 January: Republic Day of India

26 January: International Customs Day.

27 January: International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

January 28: Lala Lajpat Rai’s birthday

January 28: Data Protection Day

January 30: National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day

January 30: World Leprosy Eradication Day.


Important days / dates in February:

02 February: World Wetland Day

04 February: World Cancer Day, Sri Lanka National Day, Facebook Day.

05 February: Kashmir Day (in Pakistan)

06 February: International day against female genital mutilation.

Second Sunday of February: World Marriage Day.

11 February: World Day of Sick

12 February: Darwin Day

February 13: Birthday of Sarojini Naidu, World Radio Day, National Women’s Day.

14 February: Valentine’s Day

20 February: World Day of Social Justice

21 February: International Mother Language Day

22 February: World Thinking Day, World Scout Day

23 February: Day of World Peace and Understanding

24 February: Central Excise Day.

February 28: National Science Day.


Important days / dates in March:

March 3: National Defense Day

March 4: World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation, National Security / Security Day.

March 8: International Women’s Day.

March 9: CISF Foundation Day.

Second Thursday of March – World Kidney Day

March 12: Mauritius Day, Central Industrial Security Force Day.

March 13: World Kidney Day, World Rotate Day.

March 14: World Pie Day.

Second Monday of March – Commonwealth Day

March 15: World Handicap Day, World Contact Day.

March 15: World Consumer Rights Day.

March 16: National Immunization Day.

March 18: National Ordinance Factory Day

March 20: World Day of Theater for Children and Youth.

March 20: International Day of Happiness, International Day for Francophony, Word Sparrow Day.

March 21: World Forestry Day.

March 22: World Water Day.

23 March: World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day (AAP-E-Pakistan).

March 24: World T.B. day

March 24: International Day for Achievers

March 25: International Day of Remembrance of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

March 26: Bangladesh Liberation Day, World Purple Day (Epilepsy Awareness Day).

March 27: World Drama Day (World Theater Day)


Important days / dates in April:

April 1: Orissa Day, April Fool’s Day.

2 April: World Autism Awareness Day.

April 5: National Maritime Day.

7 April: World Health Day.

8 April: World Romani Day.

April 12: World Aviation and Cosmonauts Day

April 13: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day.

April 14: Drs. B.R. Ambedkar Jayanti.

17 April: World Haemophilia Day

18 April: World Heritage Day.

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day, National Security Day, National Civil Service Day

April 22: World Earth Day.

23 April: World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day.

April 24: World Lab Animal Day.

25 April: World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day

26 April: World Intellectual Property Day

April 29: International Dance Day

30 April: International Jazz Day.


Important days / dates in May

May 1: International Labor Day (Labor Day), Maharashtra Day.

May 4: Coal minutes reform, International Fire Day.

May (First Sunday): World Laughter Day

May (second Sunday): Mother’s Day

May 05: World Athletics Day, World Midday Day

May 06: World Diet Day No

8 May: World Red Cross Day or Red Crescent Day, remembrance and harmony for the lost lives of World War II

May 9: Victory Day, World Thalassemia Day.

May 10: International Migratory Bird Day.

May 11: National Technology Day.

May 12: International Nurses Day.

May 13: International Criminal Court Day.

May 14: World Diaspora Day

15 May: International Family Day.

17 May: World Telecommunications Day (Information Society Day), World Hypertension Day, Wald AIDS Vaccination Day, International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

18 May: World Museum Day

May 20: World Meteorological Day

21 May: Anti-Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development.

May 22: International Biodiversity Day

May 24: Commonwealth Day.

25 May: World Missing Children’s Day

May 29: International Day of Peace Soldiers

31 May: World Anti-Tobacco Day.


Important days / dates in June:

June 1: Global Parent’s Day.

4 June: Victim of international innocent children’s aggression.

5 June: World Environment Day.

June 7: Crossing the International Day of Awareness Day

12 June: World Day Against Child Labor

June (Sunday 3): Father’s Day.

14 June: World Blood Donor Day.

15 June: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

16 June: International Day of Unity

17 June: World Day to deal with desert and drought.

June 18: International Picnic Day

20 June: World Refugee Day.

June 21: World Music Day.

23 June: International Olympic Day.

23 June: International Widow’s Day


Important days / dates in July:

1 July: National Doctor’s Day, World Doctor’s Day.

2 July: World Sports Journalists Day.

July (First Saturday): International Day of Cooperation.

July 4: American Independence Day

6 July: World Junoz Day.

7 July: Global Pardon Day, World Chocolate Day.

11 July: World Population Day.

12 July: World Malala Day

18 July: Nelson Mendela International Day

July 26: Kargil Vijay Day or Vijaya Day.

29 July: International Tiger Day


Important days / dates of August:

2 August: International Friendship Day.

3 August: Niger’s Independence Day

August 5: Independence Day of the Upper Volta

August 6: Hiroshima Day

August 12: International Youth Day.

August 14: Pakistan’s Independence Day.

15 August: India’s Independence Day

August 19: World Photography Day.

20 August: Good Luck Day

August 29: National Sports Day, Dhyanchand’s birthday.

August 30: Small Industries Day.


Important days / dates in September:

September 5: Teacher’s Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday)

8 September: World Literacy Day.

14 September: Hindi Day, World First Aid Day

16 September: World Ozone Day. Engineer Day in India

21 September: Alzheimer’s Day, International Day of Peace

25 September: Social Justice Day

26 September: Day of Def.

27 September: World Tourism Day.



Important days / dates in October:

1 October: International Day of Older Persons

October 2: Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, International Day of Non-Violence

October 3: World Habitat Day, World Nature Day

October 4: World Animal Welfare Day.

October 5: World Teacher’s Day

October 6: World Food Security Day.

October 8: Indian Air Force Day.

October 9: World Post Office Day.

October 10: National Post Day, World Mental Health Day.

October 11: International Girl’s Day

October 12: World Arthritis Day, World Vision Day.

13 October: United Nations International Day for National Disaster Reduction (World Disaster Control Day)

14 October: World Standard Day.

October 15: World White Cane Day (Guiding the Blind)

16 October: World Food Day.

20 October: World Statistics Day, National Integration Day

24 October: World Development Information Day.

October 30: World Thrift Day.

31 October: National Unity Day (in memory of Sardar Patel), National Unity Day (in memory of Indira Gandhi)


Important days / dates in November:

1 November: World Vegetarian Day

November 5: World Radiography Day.

7 November: Infant Safety Day, World Cancer Awareness Day

November 9: Legal Services Day.

November 10: Transport Day.

November 14: Children’s Day in India, Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday, World Diabetes Day.

16 November: International Day for Endurance

17 November: World Student Day, National Journalism Day, Guru Nanak Dev’s birthday

November 18: World Adult Day.

19 November: World Civil Day.

20 November: Africa Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s Day.

21 November: World Television Day, World Fisheries Day.

25 November: World Non-Veg Day.

26 November: Law Day

30 November: Flag Day.


Important days / dates in December:

1 December: World AIDS Day.

2 December: International Day of the Abolition of Slavery

3 December: International Day of People with Disabilities, World Conservation Day

December 4: Navy Day.

9 December: International Day against Corruption.

10 December: Human Rights Day.

11 December: International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day

14 December: International Energy Conservation Day.

18 December: International Migrant Day.

19 December: Goa Liberation Day

20 December: International Human Solidarity.

23 December: Farmers’ Day (Farmer’s Day).

29 December: International Biodiversity Day

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