Important Days of the Year 1

Each day is an important day in our life. Some of the days are special as it blends with it unforgettable past memories. These important days connect people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. We grab the opportunities to join them in our educational institutions, office and social events etc. Here is a list of Important days of the year compiled by us.

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December


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1 January New Year Day
Road Safety Week
Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
8 January African National Congress Foundation Day
9 January NRI Day
11 January APSRTC Establishment Day
Death anniversary of Lai Bahadur Shastri
12 January National Youth Day (Birth day of Swami Vivekanand)
15 January Army Day
21 January Manipur Day
Meghalaya Day
Tripura Day
23 January Desh Prem Divas
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary
25 January Himachal Pradesh Day
National Tourism Day
26 January Indian Republic Day
Jammu & Kashmir Day
International Customs Day
28 January Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 January Martyr’s Day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day
World Leprosy Eradication Day
Sarvodaya Day


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2 February National day of Srilanka
World Wetlands Day
5 February Kashmir Day (Organized by Pakistan)
13 February Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14 February St. Valentine’s Day
24 February Central Excise Day
28 February National Science Day


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3 March National Defence Day
4 March National Security Day
8 March International Women’s Day
Mothers Day
9 March CISF Raising Day
12 March Mauritius Day; Central Industrial Security Force Day
13 March No Smoking Day
15 March World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day
16 March National Vaccination Day
17 March St. Patricks Day
18 March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
19 March World Disabled Day
21 March World Forestry Day
International Day for th eElimination of Racial Discrimination
22 March World Water Day
23 March World Meteorological Day
24 March World TB Day
26 March Bangladesh Liberation Day
27 March World Stage Artists Day
31 March Financial Year Ending


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1 April Orissa Day
Fools Day
3 April World Austism Day
5 April National Maritime Day, International Day for Mine Awareness
7 April World Health Day , WHO started in this day in 1948
8 April World Tradition Day
13 April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
14 April B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day; Fire Extinguishing Day
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April Secretaries’ Day, National Civil Services Day
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Books and Copyright Day
Easter Day
24 April World Lab Animals Day
25 April National Administrative Professionals Day
29 April World Intellectual Property Day


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1 May Gujarat Statehood Day
Workers’ Day (International Labour Day) (May Day)
Maharastra Statehood Day
3 May International Energy Day
International Sun Day
World Press Freedom Day
4 May Coal Miner’s Day
5 May World Athletics Day
7 May National Institute of Sports Founder’s Day
8 May World Red Cross Day
9 May World Thalassaemia Day
11 May National Resurgence Day
National Technology Day
12 May International Nurses Day, World Hypertension Day
13 May International Criminal Court Day
National Solidarity Day
15 May International Family Day
16 May Sikkim Day
17 May World Telecommunications Day
20 May World Metrology Day
21 May Anti Terrorism Day
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity
24 May Commonwealth Day
25 May World Thyroid Day
28 May Official Language Day
Telugu People’s Self-respect Day
29 May International Mount Everest Day (Designated by Nepal)
30 May Goa Statehood Day
31 May World No Tobacco Day


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1 June International Children’s Day, World Milk Day
3 June World Naturist Day
4 June International Day for Innocent Children, Victims of Aggression
5 June World Environment Day
14 June World Blood Donor Day
21 June Hugging Day
World Music Day
23 June International Olympic Day
26 June International Anti – Drugs Day
International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking
27 June World Diabetes Day


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1 July Architecture Day
Doctor’s Day
International Jokes Day
Vana Mahotsav Week 1-7
2 July World Sports Journalists Day
4 July American Independence Day
6 July World Zonnosis Day
7 July International day of Co-Operatives
11 July World Population Day
20 July Man Walks on the Moon
26 July Kargil Victory Day


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1 August World Breast-feeding Week
3 August Hiroshima Day
Liberation Day
6 August Hiroshima Day
8 August World Senior Citizen’s Day
9 August August Kranti Divas
International day of Solidarity with the strugleof Women in South Africa
International day of the world’sIndigenous People
Nagasaki Day
Quit India Movement Day
10 August Dengue Prevention Day
12 August International Youth Day
Librarians Day
13 August Left Hander’s Day
14 August Pakistan’s Independence Day
15 August India’s Independence Day
West Bengal Day
18 August Day of the World’s Indigenous People
19 August World Photography Day
20 August Sadbhavna Divas
World Mosquito Day
24 August Kolkata’s Birth Day
Sanskrit Day
26 August Women’s Equality Day
29 August National Sports Day
Sports Day (Dhyanchand’s birthday)
Telugu Language Day
30 August Small Industry Day


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1 September Nutrition Week 1-7
2 September Coconut Day
4 September Minority Welfare Day
5 September Teacher’s Day
7 September Forgiveness Day
8 September International Literacy Day (UNESCO)
World Literacy Day
10 September Haryana Statehood Day
Punjab Statehood Day
13 September World Flowers Day
14 September Hindi Day, World First Aid Day
15 September Engineers Day
International Day of Democracy
16 September World Ozone Day
18 September International Day of Peace
21 September Biosphere Day
World Alzheimer’s Day
22 September Girl Child Week 22-26, Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
24 September Girl Child Day
World Heart Day
25 September Social Justice Day
26 September CSIR Foundation Day, Day of the Deaf
27 September World Tourism Day
28 September Gunners Day


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1 October International Day for the Elderly (UN)
International Music Day
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
2 October Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-violence Day
Human Rights Protection Day
Prisoner’s Day
World Ostony Day
World Wide Life Week (2-8)
3 October World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
4 October International Mental Health Health Week (4-10)
World Animal Welfare Day
World Space Week(4-10)
5 October World Habitat Day; World Teacher’s Day
6 October World Wildlife Day
8 October Indian Air force Day
Rapid Action Force Raising Day
9 October National Postal Week(9-14)
World Postal Day
10 October World Disaster Reduction Day (2nd Wednes Day)
World Mental Health Day; National Post Day
12 October World Sight Day
13 October World Arthritis Day
World Calamity Control Day (UN)
14 October World Standards Day
15 October World White Cane Day
World White cane day (guiding the blind)
16 October World Anaesthesiologists Day
World Food Day
17 October International Poverty Eradication Day
20 October National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that day)
21 October Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Day
Police Commemoration Day
24 October Disarmament Week(24-30)
United Nations Day
27 October Infantry Day
30 October World Thrift day
31 October Halloween Day
National Integration Day


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1 November Andhra Pradesh Formation Day
Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab States Formation Day
5 November International Week of Science and Peace (5-11)
7 November Infant Protection Day; World Cancer Awareness Day
9 November Legal Services Day
Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas/Legal Services Day
Uttaranchal State Formation Day
10 November Forest Martyrs Day
Transport Day
11 November Armistice Day
Education Day
12 November National Broadcasting Day
14 November Children’s Day, World Diabetics day
Cooperative Week
National Book Week
National Land Resources Conservation Week (14-20)
National Library Week
Universal Children’s Day
World Diabetes Day
15 November Jharkhand State Formation Day
New Born Week (15-21)
Thanks Giving Day
16 November International Day for Tolerance
National Press Day
Pharmacy Week (16-22)
17 November Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary
National Epilepsy Day
18 November Territorial Army Day
19 November National Integration Day, Citizen’s Day
World Heritage Week (19-25)
20 November Universal Children’s dAy (UN), Africa Industrilisation Day
21 November World Fisheries Day
World Hello Day
World Television Day
25 November International Day against Violence against Women
26 November Law Day, National Law Day
29 November international Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People


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1 December Border Security Force (BSF) Raising Day
Nagaland Day
World AIDS Day
2 December International Day for Abolition of Slavery (UNO)
3 December International Day of Disabled Persons
World Conservation Day
4 December Chemical Disaster Prevention Day
Navy Day
5 December International Volunteers Day
6 December Armed Forces Day, Civil Defence Day
7 December Armed Forces Flag Day
International Civil Aviation Day
8 December Home Guards Raising Day
Submarine Day
9 December National Immunization Day
10 December Human Rights Day
International Childrens Day of Broadcasting
11 December UNICEF Day
12 December Assam Rifles Raising Day
14 December National Energy Conservation Day
16 December Vijay Divas
17 December Pensioner’s Day
18 December International Migrants Day
Minorities Rights Day (India)
19 December Goa’s Liberation Day
22 December Mathematics Day
23 December Kisan Divas (Farmer’s day)
24 December National Consumer Day
25 December X-Mas Day
26 December Boxing Day
28 December Central Reserve Police Force Anniversary
29 December International Day for Biological Diversity
World Marriage Day: February 2nd SundayWorld Kidney Day: March 2nd ThursdayCommonwealth Day: March 2nd MondayWorld Asthma Day: May 1st TuesdayWorld Laughter Day: It takes place on the first Sunday in May.
World Laughter Day was created in 1998 by Dr. Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement.Mother’s Day: May 2nd SundayFather’s Day: June 3rd SundayInternational Friendship Day: August 1st SundayWorld Sight Day: October 2nd Thursday

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