List of Important National and International Days

List of Important National and International Days

National and International Days are celebrated on a specific date for a specific purpose to awareness about these days among the People. Here are the list of month wise Important National and International Days. Its 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 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 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 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 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 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


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 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 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 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

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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 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 Days in December

1st December


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


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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