Thursday, December 5, 2019

List Of Important Days: National & International

Important Days & Dates of the year is one of the very important General Knowledge/ GK topics for various competitive examinations; especially for various Group D examinations conducted by DHS, Assam, PNRD, Assam, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), etc.

In this post, we are enlisting all the important days; national and international according to months. Try to memorize the following list daily and thoroughly to get maximum benefit. 


January 1: Global Family Day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

January 6: World War Orphans Day

January 9: NRI Day or Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas

January 10: World Laughter Day

January 11: Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

January 12: National Youth Day or Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

January 15: National Army Day

January 23: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birth Anniversary

January 24: National Girl Child Day of India

January 25: National Tourism Day, National Voters Day

January 26: Republic Day of India, International Customs duty day

January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28: Data Protection Day,Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

January 30: National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day,World Leprosy Eradication Day


February 2: World Wetlands Day

February 4: World Cancer Day, national Day of Srilanka, Facebook day

2nd Sunday of February: World Marriage Day

February 6: International Day against Female Genital Mutilation

February 11: World Day of the Sick

February 12: Darwin Day

February 13: World Radio Day, National womens day or Sarojini Naydu’s Birthday

February 14: Valantine's Day

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

February 21: International Mother Language Day

February 22: World Scout Day, World Thinking day

February 23: World Peace and Understanding Day

February 24: Central Excise Day

February 28: National Science Day


March 3: National Defence Day

March 4: National Safety Day,World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation, National Security Day

March 8: International Womens’ Day

March 13: World Rotaract Day

March 14: World Pie day

2nd Monday of March: Commonwealth Day

2nd Thursday of March: World Kidney Day

March 15: World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day, World Contact Day

March 16: National Vaccination Day

March 18: National Ordinance Factories Day

March 20: International Day of Happiness, World sparrow day

March 21: World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day, World Down Syndrome day, World Puppetry day

3rd Friday of March: World Sleep Day

March 22: World Water Day

March 23: World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day(Youm-e-pakistan)

March 24: World TB Day, International Day for Achievers

March 25: International Day of Remembrance – Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade

March 26: World Purple day(epilepsy awareness day)

March 27: World Drama Day or World Theater Day


April 1: Orissa Day, April fool's day

April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

April 4: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

April 5: National Maritime Day

April 7: World Health Day

April 8: World Romani Day

April 12: World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day

April 13: Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day

April 14: B.R.Ambedkar Remembrance Day

April 15: World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue

April 17: World Haemophilia Day

April 18: World Heritage Day

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day, National Secrataries day, National Civil Services Day

April 22: World Earth Day

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

April 24: World Lab Animals Day

April 25: World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day

April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

April 28: International Worker’s Memorial Day, World day for Safety and Health at work

April 29: World Dance Day

April 30: International Jazz Day


May 01: World Labour Day or May Day or Workers Day, Maharashtra Day

May 03: Press Freedom Day(Intl.), International Sun Day, World Asthma Day, International Energy Day

May 04: Coal Miners Day(Intl.), International Firefighters’ Day

1st Sunday of May: World Laughter Day

May 05: World Athletics Day, World Midwives Day

May 06: World No Diet Day

May 08: World Red Cross Day or Red Crescent Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War

May 09: World Thalassaemia Day

2nd sunday of May: World Mother Day

May 10: International Migratory Bird Day

May 11: National technology day

May 12: International Nurses Day

May 13: International Criminal Court Day

May 15: International Day of the Families

May 17: World Tele-communication and Information Society Day, Wold AIDS Vaccination day,World Hypertension Day, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 18: World Museum Day

May 20: World Meteorology Day

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

May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

May 24: Commonwealth Day

May 25: World Missing Childrens day

May 29: International Day of Peacekeepers

May 31: World Anti Tobacco Day


June 1: Global Day of Parents

June 4: World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5: World Environment Day

June 8: World Brain Tumor Day, World Oceans Day

June 12: World Day Against Child Labor

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

June 15: World elder abuse awareness day

3rd Sunday of June: World Father’s Day

June 16: International Integration Day

June 18: International Picnic Day

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: World Music Day

June 23: International Olympic Day, United Nations Public Service Day, International Widows Day

June 26: International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Day in support of Victims of torture


July 1: International Joke Day, world Doctor’s Day

July 2: World Sports Journalists Day, World UFO day

1st Saturday of July: International Day of Cooperatives

July 04: America Indipendence Day

July 06: World Zoonoses Day

JUly 07: World Chocolate Day

July 11: World Population Day

July 12: International Malala Day

July 18: International Nelson Mandela Day

July 26: Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day or Kargil Victory Day

July 28: World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

July 29: International Tiger Day


First Sunday in August: International Friendship Day

August 6: Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day

August 8: World Senior Citizen Day

August 9: Nagasaki Day, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Quit India Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 13: International Left Handers Day

August 14: Pakistan’s Indipendence Day

August 15: India’s Independence Day, International Mourning Day

August 19: World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day

August 20: National Sadbhavna Divas or Birthday of Rajiv gandhi, World Mosquito Day, Indain Akshay Urja Diwas or day

August 21: National Senior Citizen Day

August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

August 29: National Sports Day or Dhyanchand's Birthday

August 30: International day of the victims of enforced Disappearances


September 2: World Coconut Day

September 5: National Teacher’s Day or Dr. Radhakrishanan's Birth Day, Sanskrit Day

September 7: World Forgiveness Day

September 8: World Literacy Day

September 10: World Anti-Suicide Day

September 14: Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day, World First Aid Day

September 15: International Day of Democracy, International Engineer’s Day

September 16: World Ozone Day

September 20: RPF Foundation day

September 21: World Peace Day or International day for Peace and Non-violence (UN), World Alzheimer’s Day

September 22: World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day

September 23: International Day of the Deaf

September 26: World Contraception Day, european day of languages

September 27: World Tourism Day

September 28: World Rabies Day

September 29: World Heart Day


1st Monday of October: World Habitat Day

October 1: World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the older/Elderly

October 2: Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence

October 3: World Nature Day

October 4: World Animal Day

October 5: World Teacher’s Day

October 6: World Wildlife Day

October 8: Indian Air Force Day

October 9: World Postal or Post-office Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day

October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

2nd Thursday of October: World Sight Day

October 12: World Arthritis Day

October 13: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14: World Standards Day

October 15: Global Hand Washing Day, International Day of Rural Women, World White Cane Safety Day

October 16: World Food Day

October 17: International Poverty Day for it's Eradication

October 20: World Osteoporosis Day,World Statistics Day, National Solidarity day

October 24: UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Polio Day

October 27: World day for Audio Visual Heritage

October 28: International Animation Day

October 31: World Savings Day or wold Thrift day, Halloween Day


November 1: World Vegan Day

November 6: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 7: Infant Protection Day, World Cancer Awareness Day

November 8: World Radiology Day

November 9: World Legal Service Day

November 10: World Science day for Peace and Development, Public Transport Day

November 11: National Education Day

November 12: World Pneumonia Day, Public Service Broadcasting Day

November 13: World Kindness Day

November 14: Children’s Day(India), World Diabetes Day

November 16: International Day for Endurance or Tolerance

November 17: International Students Day, Gurunanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National epilepsy day

November 19: World Toilet Day, International Men’s Day, National Integration Day

November 20: Universal Children’s Day

3rd Sunday of November: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

3rd Thursday of November: World Philosophy Day

November 21: World Fisheries Day, World Hello Day, World Television Day

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, World Non-Veg day

November 26: National Law Day or National constitution Day

November 30: National Flag Day


December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3: International Day of People with Disability or World Disability Day

December 4: Indian Navy Day

December 5: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 7: International Civil Aviation Day, Indian Armed Force Flag Day

December 9: The International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10: World Human Rights Day,International Children's Day of Broadcasting

December 11: International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day

December 14: National Energy Conservation Day(India)

December 16: Vijay Diwas

December 18: International Migrants Day, National Minority Rights Day

December 19: Goa’s Libration Day

December 20: International Human Solidarity Day

December 23: National Farmer’s Day or Kisan Diwas

December 25: Christmas Day


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