Important Days

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL DAYS WE OBSERVE OR CELEBRATE

 

 

January

 

1 January - Global Family Day / MIT Square Day / RAJ Square Day


4 January - World Braille Day 


9 January - Non-Resident India (NRI) Day


12 January – National Youth Day


16 January - National Startup Day

 

24 January - International Day of Education (UN) / National Girl Child Day


26 January - Indian Republic Day


 

February

 

4 February - World Cancer Day

 

11 February - International Day of Women and Girls in Science (UN)

 

13 February - World Radio Day (UN)


18 February - National Battery Day


27 February - World NGO Day

 

28 February – National Science Day


 

March

 

4 March - World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development (UN) / National Security Day / National Safety Day

 

8 March - International Women’s Day (UN)

 

14 March - International Day of Mathematics (UN) (Pi Day)


15 March - World Consumer Rights Day

 

20 March - International Day of Happiness


21 March - World Down Syndrome Day 


22 March - World Water Day


24 March - World TB Day


27 March - World Theatre Day


2nd Thursday of March - World Kidney Day


March is Women's History Month


 

April

 

7 April - World Health Day


18 April - World Heritage Day


19 April - World Liver Day

 

21 April - World Creativity and Innovation Day


22 April - World Earth Day

 

23 April – World Book Day

 

26 April - World Intellectual Property Day


28 April - World Safety and Health at Work Day


28 April - IEEE SIGHT Day 


 

May

 

1 May – International Worker’s Day


7 May - World Athletics Day


8 May - World Red Cross Day


2nd Sunday in May - National Mother's Day

 

11 May – National Technology Day


12 May - International Nurses Day


15 May - International Day of Families (UN)

 

17 May - World Telecommunication and Information Society Day


21 May - World Cultural Diversity Day


31 May - World No-Tobacco Day


 

June

 

1 June – Global Parent’s Day

 

3 June - World Bicycle Day

 

5 June - World Environment Day (UN)


7 June - World Food Safety Day 


14 June - World Blood Donor Day


3rd Sunday in June - National Father's Day


21 June - International Yoga Day


23 June - International Women in Engineering Day


 

July

 

1 July - National Doctors’ Day

 

15 July - World Youth Skills Day

 

23 July - National Broadcasting Day


27 July - Death Anniversary of Dr Abdul Kalam


30 July - International Friendship Day (UN)


4th Sunday in July – National Parent's Day 


 

August

 

9 August - International Day of the World's Indigenous People (UN)

 

12 August - International Youth Day (UN) / National Library Day 


13 August - World Organ Donation Day 


15 August - Indian Independence Day

 

19 August - World Humanitarian Day

 

21 August – World Entrepreneur’s Day


29 August - National Sports Day


 

September

 

5 September – National Teacher’s Day / International Day of Charity

                 

8 September - International Literacy Day (UN)


10 September - World Suicide Prevention Day (WHO)

 

15 September – National Engineer’s Day


2nd Sunday in SeptemberWorld Grandparent's Day 


21 September - International Day of Peace (UN)


27 September - Shirdi Sai Baba Birthday

 

28 September - International Day for the Universal Access to Information (UN)


29 September - World Heart Day 


30 September - International Podcast Day 

 

 

October


1st Monday of October - World Habitat Day


1st Friday of October - World College Radio Day

 

1 October - International Day of Older People


4 October - IEEE Day


5 October - World Teachers' Day (UN)

 

10 October - World Mental Health Day


11 October - International Girl Child Day

 

14 October - World Sight Day

 

15 October - World Students’ Day / National Innovation Day (Dr Abdul Kalam Birth Anniversary)


16 October - World Food Day


18 October - World Menopause Day


24 October - World Development Information Day 


29 October - World Stroke Day


31 October - National Unity Day / World Savings Day

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


 

 

November

 

7 November – National Cancer Awareness Day


9 November - National Entrepreneurship Day

 

10 November - World Science Day for Peace and Development Day (UN) 

 

11 November - National Education Day

 

14 November – National Children’s Day / World Diabetes Day 

 

19 November - World Toilet Day / International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day / International Men's Day

 

20 November – World Children’s Day (UN)


25 November - Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)


 

December

 

3 December - International Day of Persons with Disabilities Day (UN)


5 December - International Volunteer's Day 

 

10 December - International Human Rights Day (UN)


11 December - UNICEF Day 


14 December - National Energy Conservation Day


20 December - International Human Solidarity/Unity Day


22 December - National Mathematics Day


23 December - National Farmer's Day


24 December - National Consumer Rights Day