List of Important  Dates 

January

January 1: Global Family Day

January 4: World Braille Day

January 10: World Hindi Day

January 12: National Youth Day,

January 13: Lohri Day

January 14-15: Makar Sankranti

January 15: Army day

January 23: Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti

January 25: National Voters day, National Tourism Day

January 26: India’s Republic Day,

January 27: International Day of Commemoration

January 30: Martyrs’ Day

February 

February 2: World Wetlands Day

February 4: World Cancer Day

February 6: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

February 5: Safer Internet Day

February 10: National De-worming Day

February 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 12: National Productivity Day

February 13: World Radio Day, National Women’s Day

February 14: Valentine Day

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

February 21: International Mother Language Day

February 24: Central Excise Day

February 27: World NGO Day

February 28: National Science Day

March

March 1: Zero Discrimination Day; World Civil Defence Day

March 3: World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day

March 4: National Security Day

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 12: World Kidney Day

March 14: International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day

March 15: World Consumer Rights Day

March 18: Ordnance Factories Day (India)

March 20: International Day of Happiness; World Sparrow day

March 21: World Forestry Day; World Down Syndrome Day; World Poetry Day

March 22: World Day for Water, Bihar Day

March 23: World Meteorological Day

March 24: World TB Day

March 27: World Theatre Day

April 

April 1: Utkal Diwas

April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

April 4: International Day for Mine Awareness

April 5: National Maritime Day

April 7: World Health Day

April 10: World Homeopathy Day

April 11: National Safe Motherhood Day; National Pet Day

April 13: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

April 17: World Haemophilia Day

April 18: World Heritage Day

April 19: World Liver Day

April 21: Secretaries’ Day,  Civil Services Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 23: World Book and Copyright Day

April 24: National Panchayati Day

April 25: World Malaria Day

April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

April 27:World Veterinary Day

April 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work;

April 29: International Dance Day

April 30: Ayushman Bharat Diwas

 May

May 1: Workers’ Day (International Labour Day)

May 3: Press Freedom Day

May 4: Coal Miners’ Day; International Firefighters Day

May 7: World Athletics Day

May 8: World Red Cross Day,  World Thalassaemia Day

May 11: National Technology Day

May 12: International Nurses Day

May 15: International Day of the Family

May 17: World Telecommunication Day; World Hypertension Day

May 18: World AIDS Vaccine Day; International Museum Day

May 21: National Anti-Terrorism Day

May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

May 24: Commonwealth Day

May 31: Anti-tobacco Day

 June

June 1: World Milk Day

June 3: World Bicycle Day

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5: World Environment Day

June 7: World Food Safety Day

June 8: World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumour Day

June 12: Anti-Child Labor Day

June 13: International Albinism Awareness Day

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

June 15: World Wind Day

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: International day of yoga, World Music Day, World Hydrography Day

June 23: United Nations Public Service Day, International Olympic Day

June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

 July 

July 1: Doctor’s Day

July 6: World Zoonoses Day

July 11: World Population Day

July 17: World Day for International Justice

July 18: International Nelson Mandela Day

July 28: World Hepatitis Day

 August

August 6: Hiroshima Day

August 9: Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day, IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 15: Indian Independence Day

August 15: Sanskrit Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 19: Photography Day; World Humanitarian Day

August 29: National Sports Day

September 

September 2: Coconut Day

September 5: Teachers’ Day

September 8: International Literacy Day

September 14: Hindi Diwas

September 15: Engineers’ Day; International Day of Democracy

September 16: World Ozone Day; International Day for Preservation

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

September 22: Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

September 23: International Day of Sign Languages

September 26: Day of the Deaf; World Contraception Day

September 27: World Tourism Day; World Maritime Day

September 29: World Heart Day

September 30: International Translation Day

 October

October 1: International Day for the Elderly

October 2: Gandhi Jayanthi; International Day of Non-Violence

October(first Monday): World Habitat Day

October 4: World Animal Welfare Day

October 8: Indian Air Force Day

October 9: World Post Office Day

October 10: National Post Day; World Mental Health Day

October 11: National Girl Child Day

October 2nd Thursday: World Sight Day

October 13: UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14: World Standards Day

October 15: World Students Day; World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)

October 16: World Food Day

October 24: UN Day; World Development Information Day

October 30: World Thrift Day

October 31: National Unity Day

 November

November 5: World tsunami day

November 7: National Cancer Awareness Day

November 9: Legal Services Day

November 14: Children’s Day; Diabetes Day

November 17: National Epilepsy Day

November 20: Africa Industrialization Day

November 21: World Television Day

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

December 

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: National Pollution Control

December 3: World Day of the Handicapped

December 4: Indian Navy Day

December 7: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

December 10: Human Rights Day;

December 11: International Mountain Day

December 14: World Energy Conservation Day

December 16: Vijay Diwas

December 18: Minorities Rights Day (India)

December 22: National Mathematics Day

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

December 24: National Consumers Day

December 25: Christmas Day