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List of Important National and International days and dates

You all might have heard and might being knowing some of the important international and national significance of dates but not all ? How many such dates and days are there can be found out in this article. Here you can find out the most important national and international days along with its importance and the dates that why this are so popular and are being celebrated or marked as. What are this important national and international days along with dates are as follows. Do check them out to know the real significance and importance of the dates :-


January 01 Global Family Day
January 04 World Braille Day
January 09 Pravasi Bhartiya Divas/ NRI Day (India)
January 12 National Youth Day (India)
January 15 Army Day (India)
January 24 National Girl Child Day/Balika Divas (India)
January 25 National Voters’ Day (India)
January 25 National Tourism Day (India)
January 26 Republic Day (India)
January 26 International Customs Day
January 27 International Day of Commemoration in the Memory of Victims of Holocaust
January 28 Data Privacy Day
January 30 Martyr’s Day (India)
January 30 World Leprosy Day
January 31 Street Children’s Day

 Important days of February

February 02 World Wetlands Day
February 04 World Cancer Day
February 06 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
February 11 World Day of Sick
February 12 Darwin Day
February 13 World Radio Day
February 14 St. Valentine’s Day
February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day
February 22 World Scout Day
February 24 Central Excise Tax Day (India)
February 28 National Science Day (India)
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
Last Day of February (28th or 29th) Rare Disease Day

 Important days of march

March 03 World Wildlife Day
March 03 National Defense Day (India)
March 04 National Safety Day (Security of Industrial Institutions – India)
March 04 World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation
March 08 International Women’s Day
March 12 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Foundation Day (India)
March 14 Pi Day
March 15 World Consumer Rights Day
March 18 Ordnance Factories’ Day (India)
March 20 International Francophone Day
March 20 World Sparrow Day
March 20 International Day of Happiness
March 20 World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
March 21 World Forestry Day
March 21 International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21 World Down syndrome Day
March 21 World Poetry Day
March 22 World Water Day
March 23 World Meteorological Day
March 23 Martyrs’ Day (India)
March 24 World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
March 27 World Theatre Day
2nd Monday of March World Commonwealth Day
2nd Friday of March World Sleep Day
2nd Thursday of March World Kidney Day

 Important days of April

April 02 World Autism Awareness Day
April 04 International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 05 National Maritime Day (India)
April 07 World Health Day
April 10 World Homeopathy Day
April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight
April 14 Ambedkar Jayanti (India)
April 17 World Hemophilia Day
April 18 International Day for Monuments and Sites
April 21 Civil Service Day (India)
April 22 Earth Day
April 23 UN English Language Day
April 23 World Book and Copyright Day
April 24 National Panchayat Raj Divas (India)
April 24 World Day for Animals in Laboratories
April 25 World Malaria Day
April 26 World Intellectual Property Day
April 28 International Workers’ Memorial Day
April 29 Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare
April 29 International Dance Day
April 30 International Jazz Day
Last Week of April World Immunization Week

Important days of MAY

May 01 International Workers /Labor Day
May 03 World Press Freedom Day
May 08 World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
May 08 International Thalassemia Day
May 11 National Technology Day (India)
May 12 International Nurses Day
May 12 World Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day
May 15 International Day of Families
May 17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
May 17 World Hypertension Day
May 18 (on or around) International Museum Day
May 20 World Metrology Day
May 21 Anti-Terrorism Day (India)
May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity
May 23 World Turtle Day
May 25 World Thyroid Day
May 28 International Day of Action for Women’s Health
May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
May 31 World No Tobacco Day
1st Sunday of May World Laughter Day
1st Tuesday of May World Asthma Day
2nd Weekend of May World Migratory Bird Day

Important days of JUNE

June 01 Global Day of Parents
June 01 World Milk Day
June 03 International Level Crossing Awareness Day
June 04 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 05 World Environment Day
June 08 World Brain Tumor Day
June 08 World Oceans Day
June 12 World Day Against Child Labor
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 18 International Picnic Day
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21 International Yoga Day
June 21 World Hydrography Day
June 21 World Music Day
June 23 International Olympic Day
June 23 United Nations Public Service Day
June 23 International Widow’s Day
June 25 Day of the Seafarer
June 26 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Important days of JULY

July 01 National Doctors’ Day (India)
July 01 International Joke Day
July 02 World Sports Journalists Day
July 02 World UFO Day
July 04 International Day of Cooperatives
July 06 World Zoonosis Day
July 11 World Population Day
July 12 Malala Day
July 17 World Day for International Justice
July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day
July 26 Cargill Vijay Divas (India)
July 28 World Nature Conservation Day
July 28 World Hepatitis Day
July 29 Global Tiger Day

 Important days of AUGUST

August 06 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony
August 07 National Hand loom Day (India)
August 09 Quit India Day (India)
August 09 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 10 International Bio diesel Day
August 12 International Youth Day
August 13 International Lefthanders Day
August 15 Independence Day (India)
August 19 World Humanitarian Day
August 20 World Mosquito Day
August 20 Sadbhavna Divas (India)
August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
August 29 National Sports Day (India)

 Important days of SEPTEMBER

September 02 Coconut Day
September 05 Teacher’s Day (India)
September 08 International Literacy Day
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
September 14 Hindi Divas
September 15 International Day of Democracy
September 15 Engineers’ Day (India)
September 16 International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer
September 21 International Day of Peace
September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day
September 22 Car-Free Day
September 27 World Tourism Day
September 28 International Right to Know Day
September 28 World Rabies Day
2nd Saturday of September World First Aid Day
Last Sunday of September World Heart Day
Last Sunday of September World Deaf Day
September 01 – 07 National Nutrition Week (India)

 Important days of OCTOBER

October 01 World Vegetarian Day
October 01 International Day of Older Persons
October 01 National Voluntary Blood Donation Day(India)
October 02 International Day of Non-Violence
October 02 National Anti-Drug Addiction Day
October 04 World Animal Day
October 08 Indian Air Force Day
October 09 World Post Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day
October 10 National Postal Day (India)
October 11 International Day of Girl Child
October 12 World Arthritis Day
October 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction
October 14 World Standards Day
October 15 Global Hand washing Day
October 15 International Day of Rural Women
October 16 World Food Day
October 16 World Allergy Awareness Day
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 17 World Trauma Day
October 20 National Solidarity Day (India)
October 20 World Osteoporosis Day
October 20 World Statistics Day
October 21 Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders

Prevention Day

October 24 United Nations Day
October 24 World Polio Day
October 24 World Development Information Day
October 26 World Obesity Day
October 29 World Stroke Day
October 30 World Thrift Day/World Savings Day
1st Monday of October World Habitat Day
October 02-08 Wildlife Week (India)
October 09-15 National Postal Week (India)
2nd Thursday of October World Sight Day

 Important days of NOVEMBER

November 01 World Vegan Day
November 06 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict
November 08 World Radiography Day
November 09 Legal Services Day (India)
November 10 World Immunization Day
November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
November 11 National Education Day
November 12 World Pneumonia Day
November 14 Children’s Day
November 14 World Diabetics Day
November 16 National Press Day
November 16 International Day for Tolerance
November 17 International Students’ Day
November 17 World Prematurity Day
November 19 World Toilet Day
November 19 International Men’s Day
November 19 National Integration Day (India)
November 21 World Fisheries Day
November 21 World Hello Day
November 21 World Television Day
November 25 International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 26 National Law Day (India)
November 29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
2nd Thursday of November World Quality Day
3rd Thursday of November World Philosophy Day
3rd Sunday of November World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

 Important days of DECEMBER

December 01 World AIDS Day
December 02 National Pollution Control Day (India)
December 02 World Computer Literacy Day
December 02 International Day for Abolition of Slavery
December 02 World Pollution Prevention Day
December 03 International Day of Person with Disabilities
December 04 Navy Day (India)
December 05 World Soil Day
December 05 International Volunteer Day
December 07 Armed Forces Flag Day (India)
December 07 International Civil Aviation Day
December 09 International Anti-Corruption Day
December 09 World Patient Safety Day
December 10 World Human Rights Day
December 11 International Mountain Day
December 14 National Energy Conservation Day (India)
December 18 International Migrants Day
December 18 Minorities Rights Day (India)
December 20 International Human Solidarity Day
December 23 Kisan Divas (India)
December 24 National Consumer Rights Day
2nd Sunday of December International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

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