Days and Years

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January Important Days & Dates

Date Day
Global Family Day
January 9 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (Non-resident Indian Day)
January 10 World Hindi Day
January 12 National Youth Day (Swami Vivekananda Birth Anniversary)
January 15 National Army Day
January 23 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary
January 24 National Girl Child Day
January 25 National Voters Day, National Tourism Day
January 26 India's Republic Day & International Customs Day
January 30 World Leprosy Eradication Day (last Sunday of January), National Cleanliness Day, Martyrs Day, Mahatma Gandhi Death Anniversary

February Important Days & Dates

Date Day
February 2 World Wetlands Day
February 4 World Cancer Day
February 5 Kashmir Day
February 6 International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
February 13 National Women's Day, World Radio Day, International Condoms Day
February 14 Valentines Day
February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day
February 23 World Peaces and Understanding Day
February 24 Central Excise Day
February 28 National Science Day (Discovery of Raman Effect by Sir C.V. Raman)

March Important Days & Dates

Date Day
March 3 World Wildlife Day
March 4 World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
March 8 International Womens’ Day
March 13 World Kidney Day & World Rotaract Day
March 15 World Consumer Rights Day
March 20 International Day of Happiness, World Sparrow Day
March 21 World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
March 22 World Water Day
March 23 World Meteorological Day
March 24 World TB Day & International Day for Achievers
March 27 World Theatre Day

April Important Days & Dates

Date Day
April 2 World Austism Awareness Day, International Children’s Book Day
April 4 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 5 National Maritime Day
April 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
April 7 World Health Day, International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
April 07-14 Handloom Week (India)
April 9 Shaurya Diwas
April 10 World Homoeopathy Day
April 11 National Safe Motherhood Day (India)
April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight, International Day for Street Children
April 13 Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (India)
April 14 Water Day (Birth Anniversary of BR Ambedkar)
April 17 World Haemophilia Day
April 18 World Heritage Day, International Day for Monuments and Sites
April 14 - 20 Fire Service Week (India)
April 22 International Mother Earth Day
April 23 World Book and Copyright Day, English Language Day
April 24 Women’s Political Empowerment Day (India), National Panchayati Raj Diwas
April 25 World Malaria Day
April 26 World Intellectual Property Day
April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 29 Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare, International Dance Day
April 30 International Jazz Day
April 24 -30 World Immunization Week (last week of Apr)

May Important Days & Dates

Date Day
May 1 International Labour day
May 3 World Press Freedom Day
May 4 Coal Miners day
May 8 World Red Cross day
May 10 World Migratory Bird Day
May 11 National Technology Day (Nuclear tests were successfully conducted at Pokhran on 11 May 1998)
May 12 International Nurses day
May 14 World Migratory day
May 15 International Day of the Family
May 17 World Information Society Day,World Hypertension Day
May 21 Anti-Terrorism Day (in the memory of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi)
May 22 Global Biodiversity Day
May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers
May 31 World No Tobacco Day

June Important Days & Dates

Date Day
June 1 World Milk Day
June 5 World Environment Day
June 7 International Level Crossing Awareness Day
June 8 World oceans Day
June 12 World Day against Child Labour
June 14 World Blood Donor day
June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day/td>
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 19 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21 International Yoga Day, World Hydrography Day
June 23 United Nations Public Service Day, International widow’s day,International Olympic Day
June 25 World Day of the Seafarer

July Important Days & Dates

Date Days
July 1 National doctor’s Day
July 11 World Population Day
July 12 Malala Day
July 15 World Youth Skills Day
July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day
July 26 Kargil Victory Day
July 28 World Hepatitis Day, World Nature Conservation day
July 29 International Tiger Day
July 30 International Day of Friendship

August Important Days & Dates

Date Day
August 7 National Handloom Day
August 9 International day of the World’s Indigenous People
August 10 World Bio-Fuel Day
August 12 International Youth Day
August 15 Independence Day
August 20 World Mosquito Day, Sadbhavana Diwas ( Rajiv Gandhi's Birth Anniversary)
August 23 Internatinal Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
August 29 National Sports Day ( Birthday of Dhyan Chand )

September Important Days & Dates

Date Day
September 5 Teacher’s Day (Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s Birth Anniversary), International Day of Charity
September 8 International Literacy Day
September 14 Hindi day, World First Aid Day
September 15 Engineer's Day (Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya Birth Anniversary)
September 16 World Ozone Day
September 21 International Day of Peace & World Alzheimer’s day
September 25 Social Justice Day
September 27 World Tourism Day
September 28 World Rabies Day
September 29 World Heart Day, World Maritime Day
September 30 International Translation Day

October Important Days & Dates

Date Day
October 1 International Day of Older Persons, World Vegetarian Day
October 2 Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence
October 3 World Nature Day & World Habitat Day
October 4 World Animal Day
October 5 World Teacher’s Day
October 8 Indian Airforce Day
October 9 World Post Day
October 11 International Girl Child Day
October 12 World Arthritis Day
October 14 World Standards Day
October 15 World Students Day, Global Handwashing Day
October 16 World Food day
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 20 World Statistics Day
October 24 United Nations Day
October 28 National Ayurveda Day
October 31 World Thrift Day, National Unity day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas), Sardar Vallabhai Patel Birth Anniversary

November Important Days & Dates

Date Day
November 1 World Vegan Day
November 5 World Radiography Day
November 9 World Services Day
November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
November 11 National Education Day (Birth Anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India)
November 12 World Pneumonia Day
November 14 Children’s Day ( Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru ), World Diabetes Day
November 16 International Day for Endurance/ Tolerance
November 17 nternational students Day & National Journalism Day, World Philosophy Day
November 18 World Adult Day
November 19 World Citizen Day, International Men's Day, World Toilet Day
November 20 Universal Children’s Day
November 21 World Television Day, World Fisheries day
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
November 26 Law Day, Constitution Day (India)
November 30 Flag Day, Computer Security Day

December Important Days & Dates

Date Day
December 1 World AIDS Day
December 2 World Computer Literacy Day, World pollution prevention day
December 3 World Disable Day & World Conservation Day
December 4 Navy Day
December 6 Ambedkar Remembrance Day ( Mahaparinirvana diwas)
December 7 International Civil Aviation Day
December 9 The International Day Against Corruption
December 10 Human Rights Day, International Day of Broadcasting
December 11 International Mountain Day
December 14 World Energy Day
December 18 International Migrants Day
December 19 Goa’s Liberation Day
December 20 International Human Solidarity Day
December 22 National Mathematics Day (Birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan)
December 25 Good Governance Day (Atal Bihari Vajpayee Birth Anniversary), Christmas Day
December 26 Boxing Day