List of Important Dates-National & International


Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st January

Global Family Day

4th January World Braille Day
9th January Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (NRI Day)
10th January World Hindi Day/ World Laughter Day
12th January National Youth Day ( Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January Army Day
18th January National Immunization Day (Polio Day)
23rd January National Day of Patriotism
24th January National Girl Child Day
25th January National Voters Day/ National Tourism Day
26th January India's Republic Day/ International Customs Day
27th January International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the holocaust)
28th January Birth Anniversary Lala Laipat Rai
30th January Death Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (Martyr's / Sarvodaya Day)
30th January World Leprosy Eradication Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetland Day
4th February World Cancer Day
6th February International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
10th February National Deworming Day
11th February International Day of women and girls in science Thomas Edison's Birth Anniversary
12th February International Darwin Day/ National Productivity Day
13th February World Radio Day
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
24th February Central Excise Day
28th February National Science Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st March

Zero Discrimination Day

3rd March

World Wildlife Day/ National Defence Day

4th March

National Security Day (Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas)/ World Day of Fight Against Sex Exploitation.

8th March

International Women's Day

10th March

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day

11th March Commonwealth Day
12th March World Kidney Day
13th March World Rotaract Day
15th March World Consumer Rights Day
18th March Ordnance  Factories Day
20th March World Sparrow Day, International Day of Happiness
21st March International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21st March World Poetry Day
21st March International Day of Forests, World Down Syndrome Day
22nd March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24th March World Tuberculosis (TB)  Day
25th March

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the transatlantic Slave Trade

27th March World Theatre Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
2nd April

 World Autism Awareness Day

4th April

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

5th April

National Maritime Day

6th April

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

7th April

World Health Day

8th April

World Tradition Day

11th April

National Safe Motherhood Day

12th April

International Day of Human Space Flight

17th April

World Hemophilia Day

18th April

World Heritage Day

21st April

National Civil Services Day

22nd April

World Earth Day

23rd April

World Book and Copyright Day, English Language Day

24th April

National Panchayati Day

25th April

World Malaria Day

26th April

World Intellectual Property Day

28th April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

29th April

World Dance Day, Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st May

International Labour Day

3rd May

World Press Freedom Day

4th May

International Firefighter's Day, Coal Miners' Day

1st (tue)

World Asthma Day

1st (sun)

World Laughter Day

5th May

World Midwives Day

6th May

World No Diet Day

7th May

World Athletics Day

8th May

World Red Cross Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War

9th May

World Thalassaemia Day

10th May

International Migratory Bird Day

11th May

National Technology Day

12th May

International Nurses Day

13th May

International Criminal Court Day

15th May

International Day of the Families

18th May

World Museum Day

20th May

World Meteorology Day

21st May

National Anti Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development

22nd May

International Day for Biological Diversity

24th May

Commonwealth Day

25th May

World Missing Childrens Day

29th May

International Day of peacekeepers

31st May

World Anti Tobacco Day



Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st June

World Milk Day

4th June

World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

5th June

World Environment Day

8th June

World Brain Tumor Day, World Oceans Day

12th June

World Day Against Child Labor

14th June

World Blood Donor Day

3rd (Sun)

World Father's Day

16th June

International Integration Day

18th June

International Picnic Day

20th June

World Refugee Day

21st June

International Yoga Day

23rd June

International Widows Day, International Olympic Day

26th June

International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st July

World Doctor's Day

2th July

World Sports Journalists Day


International Day of Cooperatives

6th July

World Zoonoses Day

7th July

World Chocolate Day

11th July

World Population Day

18th July

International Nelson Mandela Day

26th July

Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day
28th July

World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

29th July

International Tiger Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st (Sun)

International Friendship Day

6th Aug

Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day

8th Aug

World Senior Citizen Day

9th Aug

International Day of the World's Indigenous People, Quit India Day

12th Aug

International Youth Day

13th Aug

Organ Dontion Day

15th Aug

Indian Independence Day, International Mourning Day

19th Aug

World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day

20th Aug

World Mosquito Day

21st Aug

National Senior Citizen Day

29th Aug

National Sports Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
2nd Sep

World Coconut Day

5th Sep

Teacher's Day

7th Sep

World Forgiveness Day

8th Sep

World Literacy Day

10th Sep

World Anti-Suicide Day

14th Sep

Hindi Diwas

15th Sep

International Day of Democracy, Engineers' Day

16th Sep

World Ozone Day

21st Sep

World Peace Day, World Alzheimer's Day

22nd Sep

World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day

23rd Sep

International Day of the Deaf

26th Sep

World Contraception Day

27th Sep

World Tourism Day

28th Sep

World Rabies Day

29th Sep

World Heart Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st October

International Day of the older/Elderly

2nd October

International Day of Non-Violence

1st (Mon)

World Habitat Day

3rd October

World Nature Day

4th October

World Animal Day

5th October

World Teacher's Day

6th October

World Wildlife Day

8th October

Indian Air Force Day

9th October

World Post Office Day

10th October

World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day

11th October

International Day of the Girl Child

2nd (Thu)

World Sight Day

13th October

International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

14th October

World Standards Day

15th October World Students Day, World White Cane Day
16th October World Food Day
20th October World Statistics Day, National Solidarity Day
24th October World Development Information Day, UN Day, World Polio Day
27th October World Day for Audio Visual Heritage
28th October International Animation Day
31st October World Thrift Day




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st November

World Vegan Day

5th November

World Tsunami Day, National Ayurveda Day

7th November

National Cancer Awareness Day

8th November

World Radiology Day

9th November

Legal Services Day

10th November

World Science Day for Peace and Development

11th November

National Education Day

14th November

Children's Day, Diabetes Day

17th November National Epilepsy Day
20th November Universal Children's Day
21st November World Television Day
29th November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People




Date & Day
Name of important Days
1st Dec

World AIDS Day

2nd Dec

World Computer Literacy Day, National Pollution Control

3rd Dec

World Disability Day

4th Dec

Indian Navy Day

7th Dec

International Civil Aviation Day, Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

9th Dec

International Anti Corruption Day

10th Dec

World Human Right Day

11th Dec

International Mountain Day

14th Dec

National Energy Conservation Day

16th Dec

Vijay Diwas

18th Dec

International Migrants Day, National Minority Rights Day

20th Dec

International Human Solidarity Day

22nd Dec

National Mathematics Day

23rd Dec

Kisan Diwas

24th Dec

National Consumers Day


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