List of Important National and International Days

Dear Aspirants, Here I provide a list of Important National and International Days which observed in a year for some good purpose. Important Observation day with the theme is one of the most important GK or current affairs for all competitive examinations.

National and International Days are celebrated on a specific date for a specific purpose to awareness about these days among the People. Here is the list of month-wise Important National and International Days. It’s an important part of General Knowledge for all competitive examinations like RRB NTPC, JE, Group D, SSC CGL, and State PSU which are helpful to Aspirants.

Important Days in January

1st January World Day of Peace
4th January  World Braille Day
4th January  Independence Day of Myanmar
6th January  World Day of War Orphans
10th January  World Hindi Day
12th January  National Youth Day
14th January  Indian Armed Forces Veterans Day
15th January  National Army Day
16th January  Religious Freedom Day
17th January  National Immunization Day
21st January  Squirrel Appreciation Day
21st January  Statehood Day of Manipur, Tripura and Meghalaya
24th January  National Girl Child Day
25th January  National Voters’ Day
25th January  National Tourism Day
26th January  Republic day
26th January  International Customs Day
27th January  International Holocaust Remembrance Day
28th January  Data Privacy Day (Data Protection Day)
last Sunday of January World Leprosy Day
30th January  National Martyrs’ Day
30th January  Anniversary of India’s 1st newspaper (the Hicky’s Bengal Gazette)

Important National and International Days in February:


Important Days in February

1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February  World Wetlands Day
4th February  World Cancer Day
4th February  Independence Day of Sri Lanka
6th February  Safer Internet Day
9th February  Safer Internet Day
9th February  ‘Nowshera Day’
10th February  National Deworming Day
11th February  World Day of the Sick
11th February  International Day of Women and Girls in Science
12th February  Darwin Day
13th February  World Radio Day
20th February  World Day of Social Justice
21st February  International Mother Language Day
22nd February  Twins day
22nd February  World Thinking Day
23rd  February  World Rotary Day
24th February  Central Excise Day
28th February  National Science Day
Last Day of February  Rare Disease Day

Important National and International Days in March:

Important Days in March

1st March Zero Discrimination Day
3rd March  World Wildlife Day
3rd March  International Sex Workers Rights Day
4th March  National Safety Day
8th March  International Women’s Day
8th March  World Kidney Day
10th March Raising Day of the CISF
12th March  World Day against Cyber Censorship
12th March Commonwealth Day
14th March  Pi Day
14th March  No Smoking Day
15th March  World Consumer Rights Day
16th March  World Sleep Day
18th March  Global Recycling Day
20th March  International Day of Happiness
20th March  World Sparrow Day
21st March  International Day of Forests
21st March  World Poetry Day
21st March  World Down Syndrome Day
21st March  World Puppetry Day
22nd March  World Water Day
23rd March  World Meteorological Day
23rd March Shaheed Diwas (Martyr’s Day)
24th March  World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
25th March  International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
26th March anniversary of the Chipko movement
27th March  World Theatre Day (WTD)
30th March  Rajasthan Diwas

Important National and International Days in April:

Important Days in April

1st April Utkala Dibasa (Odisha Day)
1-7 April  Prevention of Blindness Week
2nd April  World Autism Awareness Day
2nd April  International Children’s Book Day
5th April  National Maritime Day
6th  April  International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
7th April  World Health Day
10th April  World Homoeopathy Day
11th April  National Safe Motherhood Day
12th April  International Day of Human Space Flight
13th April  Jallianwala Bagh massacre
14th April  Ambedkar Jayanti
15th April Himachal Day
17th April  World Haemophilia Day
18th April  World Heritage Day

 International Day for Monuments and Sites

19th April  World Liver Day (WLD)
21st April World Creativity and Innovation Day
21st April  National civil services day
22nd April  International Earth Day
23rd April  World Book Day

 World Book and Copyright Day

23rd April  UN English Language Day
24th April  National Panchayati Raj Day
24th April  World Day for Laboratory Animals
25th April  World Malaria Day
25th April  World Penguin Day
26th April  World Intellectual Property Day
28th  April  World Day for Safety and Health at Work
29th April  International Dance Day
30th April  International Jazz Day
30th April  Anti-Child Labour Day (India)
3rd Friday in April)       Day of Silence
Last Sunday of April Pinhole Photography day

Important National and International Days in May:

Important Days in May

1st Sunday of May World Laughter Day
1st Tuesday of May  World Asthma day
2nd Sunday of May  Mother’s Day
1st May  International Worker’s Day
1st May  Foundation Day of Gujarat and Maharashtra
2nd May  World Tuna Day
3rd May  World Press Freedom Day
4th May  International Fire-fighters Day
5th May  World Cartoonist’s Day
6th May  International No Diet Day
7th May  Border Road Organisation’s (BRO) foundation day
8th May  World Red Cross Day
8th May  World Thalassemia Day
10th May  World Migratory Bird Day
11th May  National Technology Day
12th May  International Nurses Day
12th May  World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)
14th May  World Fair Trade Day
15th May  International Day of Families
16th May  UNESCO International Day of Light

International Day of Living Together in Peace

17th May  World Telecommunication

Information Society Day

17th May  World Hypertension Day
18th May  International Museum Day
18th May  World AIDS Vaccine Day
20th May  World Bee Day
20th May  World Metrology Day
21st May  National Anti-Terrorism Day
22nd May  International Day for Biological Diversity
23rd May  World Turtle Day
23rd May  International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
24th May  Commonwealth Day
25th May  International Missing Children’s Day
25th May  World Thyroid Day
28th May  Menstrual Hygiene Day
28th May  International Day for Women’s Health
29th May  International Day of UN  Peace keepers
30th May  Statehood Day of Goa
30th May  Hindi Journalism Day
31st May  World No Tobacco Day

Important National and International Days in June:

Important Days in June

1st June World Milk Day
1st June  Global Day of Parents
2nd June  Telangana Statehood Day
2nd June  International Sex Workers Day
3rd June  World Bicycle Day
5th June  World Environment Day
8th June  World Oceans Day
8th June  World Brain Tumor Day
11th June  Green Mizoram Day
12th June  World Day against Child Labour
13th June  International Albinism Awareness Day
14th June  World Blood Donor Day
15th June  ASEAN Dengue Day
15th June  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)
16th June  International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)
17th June  World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification
18th June  World Sustainable Gastronomy Day
19th June  International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence
20th June  World Refugee Day
21st June  World Music Day (Fête de la Musique)
21st June  International Yoga Day
21st June  Longest Day of the year
23rd June  United Nations Public Service Day
23rd June  International Olympic Day
23rd June  World Public Service Day
23rd June  International Widows Day
25th June  Day of the Seafarer
25-26June Anti Emergency day
26th June  International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
26th June  International Day in Support of Victims and Nature

27th June

 UN Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day (MSME) Day
29th June  National Statistics Day
29th June  International Day of Tropics
30th June  International Day of Parliamentarism
3rd Sunday  Father’s Day

Important National and International Days in July:

Important Days in July

1st July GST (Goods and Services Tax) Day
1st July  National Doctor’s Day
1st July  International Joke Day
1st July  Chartered Accountants’ Day (India)
2nd July  International Sports Journalists Day
2nd July  World UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects) day
3rd July  International Plastic Bag Free Day
4th July  Death anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
4th July  American Independence Day
6th July  World Zoonosis Day
1st Saturday  International Day of Cooperatives
7th July  Global Forgiveness Day
7th July  World Chocolate Day
10th July  Independence Day of The Bahamas
11th July  World Population Day
12th July Foundation Day of NABARD
15th July  World Youth Skills Day
17th July  World Day for International Justice
17th July  World Emoji Day
18th July  International Mandela Day
19th July  Burmese Martyrs’ Day
20th July  Colombian Independence Day
21st July  Belgian National Day
22nd July  Pi Approximation Day
23rd July  National Broadcasting Day
26th July Kargil Vijay Diwas
28th July  World Hepatitis Day
29th July  International Tiger Day
30th July  World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
31st July  World Ranger Day


Important National and International Days in August:

Important Days in August

1st August Earth Overshoot Day
1-7 August  World Breastfeeding Week
6th August  Hiroshima Day
5th August  Friendship Day
7th August  National Handloom Day
8th August  World Senior Citizen Day
8th August  International Cat Day
9th August  Kranti Diwas (Quit India Day)
9th August  Nagasaki Day
9th August  International Day Indigenous Peoples of the World.
10th August  World Biofuel Day
12th August  International Youth Day
12th August  World Elephant Day
13th August  International Lefthanders Day
14th August  Independence Day of Pakistan
15th August Independence Day of India
17th August  Independence Day of Indonesia
17th August  Independence Day of Gabon (Gabonese Republic)
19th August  World Humanitarian Day
19th August  World Photography Day
20th August  National Sadbhavna Divas (Harmony Day)
20th August  World Mosquito Day
21st August  UN International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
21st August  World Senior Citizens Day
26th August  Women’s Equality Day
26th August  World Sanskrit Day
29th August  National Sports Day
29th August  Telugu Language Day (Telugu Bhasha Dinotsavam)
29th August  International Day Against Nuclear Tests

Important National and International Days in September:

Important Days in September

1-7 September National Nutrition Week
2nd September  World Coconut Day
5th September  Teacher’s Day in India
5th September  International Charity Day
8th September  International Literacy Day
2nd Saturday of September  World First Aid Day
9th September  Himalaya Diwas (Himalaya Day)
10th September  World Suicide Prevention Day
11th September  Patriot Day
12th September  United Nations Day for South South Cooperation
   14th September  Hindi Diwas (Hindi Day)
14th September  World Fraternity and Apology Day
15th September  Engineer’s Day
15th September  International Coastal Cleanup Day
15th September  International Day of Democracy
16th September  World Ozone Day
3rd Saturday of September  International Coastal Cleanup Day
3rd Saturday of September  International Red Panda Day
20th September  Railway Police Force (RPF) Foundation Day
21st September  International Day of Peace
21st September  World Alzheimer’s Day
22nd September  World Car Free Day
22nd September  Rhino Day (Assam)
23rd September  International Day of Sign Languages
Last Sunday of September  World Rivers Day
26th September  International Day for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
26th September  European Day of Languages
26th September Foundation Day of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
27th September  World Tourism Day
28th September  World Rabies day
28th September  International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI)
28th September Gunners Day
29th September  World Heart Day
30th September  International Translation Day
2930 September 2018  Parakram Parv
30th September  International Translation Day
Last Sunday of September      World Deaf Day
Last Thursday of September  World Maritime Day

Important National and International Days in October:

Important Days in October
1st October International day of Older Persons
1st October  World Vegetarian Day
1st October  National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
1st week of October  International Vegetarian Week
2nd  October  International Day of Nonviolence
2nd  October  National Anti Drug Addiction Day
2nd  October  World Architecture Day
1st Monday of October  World Habitat Day
1st Friday of October  World Smile Day
3rd October  National Techies Day
3rd October  World Architecture Day
410 October  World Space Week
4th October  World Animal Day
5th October  World Teachers Day
6th October  World Wild Animal Day
7th October  World Day for Decent Work
8th October Indian Air Force Day
8th October  World Sight Day (WSD)
2nd Thursday of October  World Sight Day
9th October  World Post Day
9th October  World Egg Day
10th October  World Mental Health Day
11th October  World Obesity Day
11th October  International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC)
12th October  World Arthritis Day
2nd Thursday of October  World Sight day
13th October  International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
14th October  International standards day
15th October  International Day of Rural Women
15th October  World Student Day
15th October  Global Hand-washing Day
16th October  World Food Day
16th October  World Spine Day
17th October Ayurveda Day
17th October  International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20th October  World Statistics Day
24th October  United Nations Day

World polio Day

24th October  World Development Information Day
24th October  Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP)
26-31 October  Vigilance Awareness Week
27th October  Indian Army’s Infantry Day
27th October  World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
29th October  International Internet Day
31st October  World Savings Day
31st October  World Cities Day
31st October  Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day)

Important National and International Days in November:

Important Days in November
1st November World Vegan Day
1st November  Haryana Day
1st November  Kannada Raajyotsava (Karnataka Day)
5th November  National Ayurveda Day (Dhanwantari Jayanti)
5th November  World Tsunami Awareness Day
7th November  National Cancer Awareness Day
8th November  International Day of Running / World Run Day
8th November  International Day of Radiology
9th November  National Legal Services Day
9th November  National Entrepreneurship Day
9th November  World Usability Day
10th November  World Science Day for Peace and Development
11th November  National Education Day (India)
2nd Thursday of November  World Quality Day
12th November  World Usability Day / Make Things Easier Day
12th November  World Pneumonia Day
12th November  Public Service Broadcasting Day
12th 18th November  World Antibiotic Awareness Week
13th November  World Kindness Day
14th November  Children’s Day
14th November  World Diabetes Day
15th November  Jharkhand Statehood Day
16th November  National Press Day in India
16th November  International Day for Tolerance
3rd Thursday of November  World Philosophy Day
17th November  International Students’ Day
18th November Naturopathy Day
18th November  World COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Day
19th November  International Men’s Day
19th November  World Toilet Day (WTD)
19th November  National Integration Day
19th– 25th November  Communal Harmony Week
20th November  Universal Children’s Day
20th November  UN Africa Industrialization Day
20th November
 Welfare of Minorities Day
3rd Sunday of November  World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
21st November  World Television Day
21st November  World Hello Day
21st November  Linguistic Harmony Day
21st November  World Fisheries day
22nd November  Weaker Sections Day
23rd November  Cultural Unity Day
25th November  International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW)
26th November  Samvidhan Divas / Constitution Day
26th November  National Law Day
26th November  National Milk Day
26th November   anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks
27th November  Indian Organ Donation Day
30th November  National flag day

Important National and International Days in December:

Important Days in December
1st December AIDS Day
1st December  Nagaland Statehood Day
2nd  December  International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
2nd December  National Pollution Control Day
2nd December  World Computer Literacy Day
3rd December  International Day of Persons with Disabilities
4th December  Indian Navy Day
5th December  World Soil Day
5th December  International Volunteer Day (IVD)
5th December  International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
6th December  Mahaparinirvan Diwas (Death Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar)
7th December  International Civil Aviation day
7th December  Armed Forces Flag Day
8th December  Bodhi Day
9th December  International AntiCorruption Day
10th December  Human Rights Day (HRD)
11th December  UNICEF Day
11th December  International Mountain Day
12th December  International Universal Health Coverage Day
13th December  World Choral Day
14th December  World Monkey Day
14th December  National Energy Conservation Day
15th December  International Tea Day
16th December  Vijay Diwas (Victory Day)
17th December  International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers
18th December  International Migrants Day
18th December  Minorities Rights Day
19th December  Goa Liberation day
20th December  International Human Solidarity Day
22nd December  National Mathematics Day
23rd December  Kisan Diwas (Farmer’s Day)
24th December  National Consumers Day / National Consumers Right Day
25th December  Good Governance Day



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