Important Days (National & International

MONTH January TYPE National DAY January 12 January 15 January 26 January 30 January 10 January 26 January 30 February 24 February 28 March 8 March 15 March 21 DETAILS National Youth Day Army Day Republic Day* Martyrs' Day* World Laughter Day International Customs Day World Leprosy Eradication Day Central Excise Day National Science Day* International Women’s Day* World Disabled Day World Consumer Rights Day World Forestry Day International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination World Day for Water World Meteorological Day World TB Day National Maritime Day World Health Day World Haemophilia Day World Heritage Day Earth Day World Book and Copyright Day National Technology Day International Labour Day (Workers’ Day)* Press Freedom Day World Red Cross Day International Nurses Day International Day of the Family International Telecommunication Day* Commonwealth Day Anti-tobacco Day World Environment Day* International Joke Day World Population Day National Ice Cream Day


February March

National International


National International


National International

March 22 March 23 March 24 April 5 April 7 April 17 April 18 April 22 April 23 May 11 May 1 May May May May May 3 8 12 15 17

June July

International International

May 24 May 31 June 5 July 1 July 11 July



International September National International

August 9 August 15 August 29 August 6 August 9 September 5 September 8 September 16 September 26 September 27 October 8 October 10 October 1 October 2 October October October October 3 4 12 13


National International

October 14 October 15 October 16 October 24 October 30 November 14 November 14 November 29 December December December December 18 23 1 10


National International


National International

Quit India Day* Independence Day* National Sports Day Hiroshima Day Nagasaki Day Teachers' Day* Sanskrit Day World Literacy Day* World Ozone Day* Day of the Deaf World Tourism Day* Indian Air Force Day National Post Day International Day for the Elderly International Day of NonViolence* World Habitat Day World Animal Welfare Day World Sight Day UN International Day for National disaster reduction World Standards Day World White Cane Day( guiding the Blind) World Food Day UN Day* World Thrift Day Children’s Day* Diabetes Day International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People Minorities Rights Day Farmers Day [Kisan Divas] World AIDS Day* International Day of Broadcasting

PS: The days marked with * are important to remember and have been repeatedly asked in the various competitive exams. Compiled By: Varun Jindal

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