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Here is the collection of national and international important days for competitive exams. Most of the exams ask the list of world important days for 2 to 3 marks. Exam point of view important days and dates list is enough.

I provided a complete list of important days in India. Here you can see the list of important days in a year. This list is enough for preparation.

Note: Just click on the table of contents list link for important days of month.

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Important Days of January

January is the starting month of the year and welcoming the new year with January and also saying bye to the last year. In the starting month of January or on the new year 1st day, we usually set goals, do parties, enjoy, etc.

January’s name comes from the Roman god Janus. He is the protector of gates and doorways. That’s why January presided to the new year. January basically has two parts one looking into the past year i.e Previous months and two future i.e. current year months. Let’s see January month’s important days, festivals, and events.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.January1Global Family Day
2.January4Braille day
3.January9NRI Day or Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas
4.January10World Laughter Day
5.January10 world Hindi day
6.January12National Youth Day
7.January15National Army Day
8.January23Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birth Anniversary
9.January24National Girl Child Day of India
10.January25National Tourism Day
11.January25 National Voters Day
12.January26Republic Day of India
13.January28Data Protection Day
14.January28Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
15.January30National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day
16.January30World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days of February

February is the second month of the year. It is the shortest month in a year. It has only 28 days in common years and in leap years it has 29 days.

The gregorian calendar consists of 28 days in our modern-day. The February name comes from Latin word februum which means purification. Let’s see the important days of February and events etc.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.February1Indian coast guard day
2.February2World Wetlands Day
3.February4World Cancer Day
4.February6International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
5.February10National deworming day
6.February13 World Radio Day, National women’s day or Sarojini Naidu’s Birthday
7.February20World Day of Social Justice
8.February21International Mother Language Day
9.February24Central Excise Day
10.February28National Science Day

Important Days of March

March is the third month of the year. It has 31 days in a month. The name comes from the Roman god of the war, mars.

According to the roman Martius, calender march is the first month of the year but in modern-day we are following the gregorian calendar. So march is the third month of the year. Let’s see important days of march and events etc.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.March1Zero discrimination day
2.March3National Defense Day, World wild life day
3.March4National Safety Day, National Security Day
4.March8International Women’s’ Day
5.March13World Rotaract Day
6.March14World Pie day
7.March15World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day
8.March16National Vaccination Day
9.March18National Ordinance Factories Day
10.March20International Day of Happiness, World sparrow day
11.March21International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day
12.March21World Poetry Day
13.March21World Forestry Day
14.March22World Water Day
15.March23World Meteorological Day,
16.March24World TB Day
17.March25International Day of Remembrance Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
18.March27World Theater Day

2nd Thursday of March - World Kidney Day

Important Days of April

According to the gregorian calendar, April is the fourth month of the year. The April name comes from the greek goddess aphrodite.

In the southern hemisphere, the march is associated with autumn season and the northern hemisphere march is associated with the spring season.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.April 1Orissa Day
2.April 2World Autism Awareness Day
3.April 4International Day for Mine
4.April 4Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
5.April 5National Maritime Day
6.April 6International day of sport for development and peace
7.April 7World Health Day
8.April 8World Romani Day
9.April 10homeo pathy day
10.April 11National Safe Motherhood Day
11.April 12International day of human space flight day
12.April 14B.R.Ambedkar Remembrance Day
13.April 15himachal day
14.April 17World Haemophilia Day
15.April 18World Heritage Day
16.April 21National Civil Services Day
17.April 22World Earth Day
18.April 23World Book and Copyright Day
19.April 23World English Language Day
20.April 24National panchayat raj day
21.April 25World Malaria Day
22.April 26World Intellectual Property Day
23.April 28World day for Safety and Health at work
24.April 29World Dance Day
25.April 30International Jazz Day

Important Days of May

May is the fifth month of the year. It has 31 days in the month. The May name comes from the goddess Maia and is identified with the Roman era goddess of fertility. In may month northern hemisphere is associated with spring and the southern hemisphere is associated with autumn.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.May 1World Labor Day, Maharashtra Day
2.May 3Press Freedom Day World Asthma Day
3.May 4International Firefighters’ Day
4.May 5World Midwives Day
5.May 7World Athletics Day
6.May 8World Red Cross Day
7.May 8 Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives Of Second World War
8.May 10International Migratory Bird Day
9.May 11National technology day
10.May 12International Nurses Day
11.May 13International Criminal Court Day
12.May 14Fair trade day
13.May 15International Day of the Families
14.May 16dengue day
15.May 17World Tele-communication and Information Society Day
16.May 17World Hypertension Day
17.May 17International day against Homophobia and Transphobia
18.May 18World Museum Day, World AIDS Vaccination day
19.May 20World Meteorology Day
20.May 21National Anti Terrorism Day
21.May 22International Day for Biological Diversity
22.May 24Commonwealth Day
23.May 25World Missing Children’s day
24.May 29International Day of Peacekeepers
25.May 30Hindi journalism day
26.May 31World Anti Tobacco Day

2nd Sunday of May - World Mother Day

Important Days of June

June is the sixth month of the year. It has 30 days in the month. The name comes from the Roman goddess Juno. In June month southern hemisphere is associated with the winter solstice, fewest daylight hours and northern hemisphere associated with the summer solstice, most daylight hours.

According to the traditional astronomical summer is on 21 June in the Northen hemisphere and meteorological winter begins on 1 June in the southern hemisphere.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.June 1Global Day of Parents, milk day
2.June 4World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
3.June 5World Environment Day
4.June 8World Oceans Day
5.June 12World Day against Child Labor
6.June 14World Blood Donor Day
7.June 15World elder abuse awareness day
8.June 16International Integration Day
9.June 20World Refugee Day
10.June 21World yoga day, World Music Day,
11.June 23International Olympic Day
12.June 23United Nations Public Service Day,
13.June 23International Widows Day
14.June 26International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking,
15.June 26International Day in support of Victims of torture

3rd Sunday of Jun - World Father’s Day

Important Days of July

June is the seventh month of the year. It has 32 days in the month. July is the fifth month of the year until 450 BC, January and February were added in 450 BC. The name comes from the Latin word fifth. Later the name was changed to Julius caesar.

It is the month of summer in the northern hemisphere. July was originally the month of quintiles in the Roman calendar.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.July 1World Doctor’s Day
2.July 2World Sports Journalists Day
3.July 2World UFO day
4.July 4America Independence Day
5.July 6World Zoonoses Day
6.July 7World Chocolate Day
7.July 11World Population Day
8.July 12International Malala Day
9.July 18International Nelson Mandela Day
10.July 26Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day or Kargil Victory Day
11.July 28World Nature Conservation Day
12.July 28World Hepatitis Day
13.July 29International Tiger Day

Important Days of August

August is the eighth month of the year. It has 31 days in the month. The name comes from the Augustus caesar. In honor of Augustus Caesar, the name of the month changed to august.

According to the ancient Roman calendar august is the sixth month. Latin originally named as sextilis.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.August 6Hiroshima Day
2.August 6Anti Nuclear Day
3.August 8World Senior Citizen Day
4.August 9Nagasaki Day
5.August 9 Quit India Day
6.August 12International Youth Day
7.August 13International Left Handers Day
8.August 14Pakistan’s Independence Day
9.August 15India’s Independence Day
10.August 15International Mourning Day
11.August 19World Humanitarian Day
12.August 19World Photography Day
13.August 20National Sadbhavna Divas or Birthday of Rajiv Gandhi
14.August 20World Mosquito Day
15.August 20Indian Akshay Urja Diwas or day
16.August 21National Senior Citizen Day
17.August 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition
18.August 29National Sports Day or Dhyanchand's Birthday
19.August 30International day of the victims of enforced Disappearances

First Sunday in August - International Friendship Day

Important Days of September


September is the ninth month of the year. It has 30 days in the month. Autumn season that falls in the month of September. According to the Roman calendar, September is the seventh month until 450 B.C. It became the ninth month after adding January and February.

S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.September 2World Coconut Day
2.September 5National Teacher’s Day or Dr. Radhakrishanan's Birth Day
3.September 5Sanskrit Day
4.September 7World Forgiveness Day
5.September 8World Literacy Day
6.September 10World Anti-Suicide Day
7.September 14Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day
8.September 14World First Aid Day
9.September 15International Day of Democracy
10.September 15International Engineer’s Day
11.September 16World Ozone Day
12.September 20RPF Foundation day
13.September 21World Peace Day or International day for Peace
14.September 22World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day
15.September 23International Day of the Deaf
16.September 26World Contraception Day
17.September 27World Tourism Day
18.September 28World Rabies Day
19.September 29World Heart Day

Important Days of October

October is the tenth month of the year. It has 31 days in the month. According to the roman calendar the eighth month. The comes from the Octo that is eight in Latin.

The autumn season is associated with the northern hemisphere and spring is associated with the southern hemisphere.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.October 1World Vegetarian Day
2.October 1International Day of the older/Elderly
3.October 2Gandhi Jayanti
4.October 2International Day of Non-Violence
5.October 3World Nature Day
6.October 4World Animal Day
7.October 5World Teacher’s Day
8.October 6World Wildlife Day
9.October 8Indian Air Force Day
10.October 9World Postal or Post-office Day
11.October 10World Mental Health Day
12.October 10National Post-office Day
13.October 11International Day of the Girl Child
14.October 12World Arthritis Day
15.October 13International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
16.October 14World Standards Day
17.October 15Global Hand Washing Day
18.October 15International Day of Rural Women
19.October 15Global Hand Washing Day
20.October 15World White Cane Safety Day
21.October 16World Food Day
22.October 17International Poverty Day for its Eradication
23.October 20World Osteoporosis Day
24.October 20World Statistics Day
25.October 20National Solidarity
26.October 24UN Day
27.October 24World Development Information Day
28.October 24World Polio Day
29.October 27World day for Audio Visual Heritage
30.October 28International Animation Day
30.October 31World Savings Day or world Thrift day
31.October 31Halloween Day

Important Days of November

November is the eleventh month of the year. It has 30 days in the month. According to the Roman calendar, it was the 9th month. The name comes from the Latin novem, which means nine.

Late spring is associated with the southern hemisphere and late autumn is associated with the northern hemisphere.


S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.November 1World Vegan Day
2.November 6International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
3.November 7Infant Protection Day
4.November 7 World Cancer Awareness Day
5.November 8World Radiology Day
6.November 9World Legal Service Day
7.November 10World Science day for Peace and Development
8.November 10Public Transport
9.November 11National Education Day
10.November 12World Pneumonia Day
11.November 12Public Service Broadcasting Day
12.November 13World Kindness Day
13.November 14Children’s Day (India)
14.November 14World Diabetes Day
15.November 16International Day for Endurance or Tolerance
16.November 17International Students Day
17.November 17Gurunanak Dev's Birth Anniversary
18.November 19World Toilet Day
19.November 19National Integration Day
20.November 20Universal Children’s Day
21.November 21World Fisheries Day
22.November 21World Hello Day
23.November 21World Television Day
24.November 25International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
25.November 25World Non-Veg day
26.November 26National Law Day or National constitution Day
27.November 30National Flag Day

Important Days of December


December is the twelfth month of the year. It has 31 days in the month. According to the Roman calendar, it was the tenth month.

The name is derived from the Latin word Decem means ten. The name tells December is the tenth month in the Roman calendar.

S. NoMonthDayImportance of Day
1.December 1World AIDS Day
2.December 2World Computer Literacy Day
3.December 2International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
4.December 3International Day of People with Disability
5.December 4Indian Navy Day
6.December 5International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7.December 7International Civil Aviation Day
8.December 7Indian Armed Force Flag Day
9.December 9The International Anti-Corruption Day
10.December 10World Human Rights Day
11.December 10International Children's Day of Broadcasting
12.December 11International Mountain Day
13.December 11 UNICEF Day
14.December 14National Energy Conservation Day (India)
15.December 16Vijay Diwas
16.December 18International Migrants Day
17.December 18National Minority Rights Day
18.December 19Goa’s Libration Day
19.December 20International Human Solidarity Day
20.December 22National mathematical day
21.December 23 National Kisan Diwas day

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