List of National and International days

Important Dates of January

January 9: NRI Day

January 10: World Laughter Day

January 12: National Youth Day

January 15: Army day

January 25: National Voters day

January 26: India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day

January 30: Martyrs’ Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Dates of February

February 4: World Cancer Day

February 14: Valentine Day

February 24: Central Excise Day

February 28: National Science Day

Important Dates of March

March 8: international Women’s Day; Intl. literacy Day

March 15: World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day

March 18: Ordnance Factories Day (India)

March 21: World Forestry Day

March 22: World Day for Water

March 23: World Meteorological Day

March 24: World TB Day

Important Dates of April

April 5: International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day

April 7: World Health Day

April 17: World Haemophilia Day

April 18: World Heritage Day

April 21: Secretaries’ Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 23: World Book and Copyright Day

Important Dates of May

May 1: Workers’ Day (International Labour Day)

May 3: Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day

May 2nd Sunday: Mother’s Day

May 4: Coal Miners’ Day

May 8: World Red Cross Day

May 9: World Thalassaemia Day

May 11: National Technology Day

May 12: World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day

May 15: International Day of the Family

May 17: World Telecommunication Day

May 24: Commonwealth Day

May 31: Anti-tobacco Day

Important Dates of June

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5: World Environment Day

June 3rd Sunday: Father’s Day

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

June 21:International day of yoga

June 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

July 1: Doctor’s Day

July 6: World Zoonoses Day

July 11: World Population Day

Important Dates of August

August 1st Sunday: International Friendship Day

August 6: Hiroshima Day

August 8: World Senior Citizen’s Day

August 9: Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day

August 15: Indian Independence Day

August 18: IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 19: Photography Day

August 29: National Sports Day

Important Dates of September

September 2: Coconut Day

September 5: Teachers’ Day ; Sanskrit Day

September 15: Engineers’ Day

September 16: World Ozone Day

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

September 22: Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

September 26: Day of the Deaf

September 27: World Tourism Day

Important Dates of October

October 1: International Day for the Elderly

October 2: Gandhi Jayanthi

October 3: 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

October 2nd Thursday: World Sight Day

October 13: UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14: World Standards Day

October 15: 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

Important Dates of November

November 5: World tsunami day

November 9: Legal Services Day

November 14: Children’s Day; Diabetes Day

November 17: National Epilepsy Day

November 20: Africa Industrialization Day

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Dates of December

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 3: World Day of the Handicapped

December 4: Indian Navy Day

December 7: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

December 10: Human Rights Day; IntI. Children’s Day of Broadcasting

December 18: Minorities Rights Day (India)

December 22: National Mathematics Day

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

December 25: Christmas Day