IMPORTANT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL DAYS

JANUARY

1: Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

6: World War Orphans Day

9: NRI Day

10: World Laughter Day

12: National Youth Day

24: National Girl Child Day of India

15: Army day

25: National Voters day

26: India’s Republic Day AND International Customs Day

30: Martyrs’ Day AND World Leprosy Eradication Day

FEBRUARY

1: Coastguard Day,

2: World Wetlands Day

4: World Cancer Day

6: International Day against Female Genital Mutilation

12: Darwin Day

13: Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary / World Radio Day

14: Valentine Day

20: World Day of Social Justice

21: International Mother Language Day (by UNESCO)

22: World Scout Day

22: Pulse Polio Day

24: Central Excise Day

28: National Science Day

Feb 29: National Narcotics free Day

MARCH

2:   World Kidney Day

4: National Security Day or National Safety Day

8: International Women’s Day AND International Literacy Day

15: World Disabled Day AND   World Consumer Rights Day

16: National Vaccination Day

18: Ordnance Factories Day (India)

21: World Forestry Day

22: World Day for Water

23: World Meteorological Day

24: World TB Day

27: World Drama Day

28: National Shipping Day

APRIL

1:  Yuva Sena Day

2: International Children’s Book Day AND World Autism Day

5: International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day

7: World Health Day

14: Dr.B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day AND   Fire Extinguishing Day

17: World Haemophilia Day

18: World Heritage Day

21: Secretaries’ Day

22: Earth Day

23: World Book and Copyright Day

24: National Panchayat Day

25: World Malaria Day

26: World Intellectual Property Day

29: International Dance Day MAY

MAY

1: Workers’ Day (International Labour Day)

1st Tuesday of May: World Asthma Day

3: International Energy Day, AND Press Freedom Day

2nd Sunday: Mother’s Day

4: Coal Miners’ Day

8: World Red Cross Day

9: World Thalassaemia Day

11: National Technology Day

12: World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day

15: International Day of the Family

17: World Telecommunication Day

18: International Museum Day

21: Anti-Terrorism Day

22: World Biodiversity Day

24: Commonwealth Day

24: Commonwealth Day

28: World Hunger Day

29: International Day of UN Peacekeeper

30: Journalism Day

31: Anti-tobacco Day

 JUNE

4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

5: World Environment Day

3rd Sunday: Father’s Day

8: World Ocean Day

12: World Day against Child Labour

14: World Blood Donor Day

15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

17: World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

20: World Refugee Day

21: Antarctic Day; Music Day

23: International Olympic Day AND UN Public Service Day

26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

27: World Diabetes Day

JULY

1: Doctor’s Day

11: World Population Day

4: American Independence Day

11: World Population Day

18: Nelson Mandela International Day

23: Harry Potter’s Birthday

 AUGUST

First Sunday of August: Friendship Day

4: Heart Transplantation Day

6: Hiroshima Day

7: Forgiveness Day

8: World Senior Citizen’s Day

8: World Senior Citizen’s Day

9: Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day

15: Indian Independence Day

18: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

19: Photography Day

29: National Sports Day

30: Small Industry Day

SEPTEMBER

1: Non-Aligned Day

2: World Yoga Day

2: Coconut Day

5: Teachers’ Day; Sanskrit Day

8: World Literacy Day (UNESCO)

14: Hindi Day; World First Aid Day AND All India Flag Day

15: Engineers’ Day

16: World Ozone Day

21: Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)

22: Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

24: World Heart Day

25: Social Justice Day

26: Day of the Deaf

27: World Tourism Day

OCTOBER

1: International Day for the Elderly

2: Gandhi Jayanthi

3: World Habitat Day

4: World Animal Welfare Day

5: World Habitat Day

6: World Wildlife Day

8: Indian Air Force Day

9: World Post Office Day

10: National Post Day AND   World Mental Health Day

11: International Day of the Girl Child

13: World Calamity Control Day

2nd Thursday: World Sight Day

14: World Standards Day

15: World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)

16: World Food Day

24: UN Day; World Development Information Day

26: International School Library Day

28: International Animation Day

30: World Thrift Day

NOVEMBER

7: Infant Protection Day AND World Cancer Awareness Day

9: Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas/ Legal Services Day

10: Transport Day AND   National Education Day

11: National Fileria Day; Birthday of Abdul Kalam Azad

12: National Bird Day (Dr. Salim Ali Birthday) AND National Public Transmission Day

14: Children’s Day; Diabetes Day

17: National Epilepsy Day AND World Student Day

18: World Aged Day

19: Citizen’s Day

25: World Environment Conservation Day

26: Constitution Day/Law Day

29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

DECEMBER

1: World AIDS Day

3: World Day of the Handicapped

4: Indian Navy Day

7: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

5: International Volunteer Day

9: International Anti-Corruption Day

10: Human Rights Day; International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

11: UNICEF Day

14: World Energy Day AND National Energy Conservation Day

18: Minorities Rights Day (India)

23: Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) (India)

24: National Consumer Rights Day

25: Christmas Day

 

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