Important Days of the Year

List of Important Days of Year from India National and International from January to December with Dates. Hello candidates, in this post we are describing whole year’s important day of India and world. The name of important days plays an important role in competitive exams as we can expect some questions from this part. This important days list will be useful for you in all kinds of competitive exams.

 

Date

Day

Remarks

Jan 12 National Youth Day Birthday of Swami Vivekananda
Jan 15 Army Day Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the command of Army on this day in 1949 from the British.
Jan 25 National Voters’ Day With effect from 2011
Jan 27 International Holocaust Day The largest Nazi death camp, Auschwitz-Birkenau, was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan 27, 1945.
Jan 30 Martyr’s Day Martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi
Feb 14 St. Valentine’s Day
Feb 28 National Science Day Marks the discovery of Raman Effect in 1928 by C.V. Raman
Mar 8 International Women’s Day
Mar 15 World Consumer Day President John F Kennedy formally addressed the issue of consumer rights on this day in 1963.
Apr 7 World Health Day WHO was formed on this day in 1948, but the first World Health Day was observed in 1950.
Apr 12 International Day of Human Space Flight Yuri Gagarin, the Soviet Cosmonaut made the first space flight on this day in 1961.
May 1 International Worker’s Day
May 8 International Red Cross Day JH Dunant, the man behind Red Cross was born on this day in 1828.
May 11 National Technology Day Nuclear tests at Pokhran carried out in 1998 on this day.
May 21 Anti-terrorism Day Former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1991.
Jun 5 World Environment Day
Jun 21 International Yoga Day
Jul 1 National Doctors Day (India) Birthday of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Ray
Jul 11 World Population Day Inspired by 5 Billion Day in 1987
Jul 12 Malala Day Birthday of Malala Yousafzai
Aug 6 Hiroshima Day Bombing of Hiroshima on 6 Aug, 1945
Aug 7 National Handloom Day Launching of Swadeshi Movement on 7 Aug, 1905
Aug 9 August Kranti Diwas Launch of Quit India Movement in 1942
Aug 19 World Humanitarian Day Commemorates the day when 22 aid workers were killed in a bombing at the UN headquarters in Baghdad in 2003
Aug 20 Sadbhawna Diwas Birthday of Shri Rajiv Gandhi (1944)
Aug 29 National Sports Day Birthday of Shri Dhyanchand (1905)
Sep 5 Teacher’s Day Birthday of Dr. Radhakrishanan (1888)
Sep 8 International Literacy Day
Sep 14 Hindi Diwas Hindi accorded the Official language status by the Constituent Assembly on this day in 1949.
Sep 15 Engineers’ Day Birthday of Sri M Visvesvaraya.
Sep 27 World Tourism Day Statutes of United Nations World Tourism Organisation adopted on this day in 1980.
Oct 2 International Non-violence Day Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869)
Oct 8 Indian Air Force Day IAF was officially established on this day in 1932.
Oct 16 World Food Day Food and Agricultural Organisation was founded on this day in 1945.
Oct 24 United Nations Day Charter of the United Nations came into force on this day in 1945.
Oct 31 Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Nov 11 National Education Day Birthday of Shri Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (1888), the first Education Minister of India.
Nov 14 Children’s Day Birthday of Shri Jawaharlal Nehru (1889)
Nov 19 National Integration Day Birthday of Smt Indira Gandhi (1984)
Nov 26 Constitution Day (India) Constitution of India was adopted on this day (1949)
Nov 26 National Milk Day (India) Birthday of Shri Verghese Kurien, Father of White Revolution in India
Dec 1 World AIDS Day
Dec 4 Navy Day Commemorates the courageous attack on the Karachi harbour during the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 in Operation Trident.
Dec 7 Armed Forces Flag Day
Dec 10 Human Rights’ Day Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed and adopted on this day in 1948.
Dec 16 Vijay Diwas Marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the Indo-Pak war in 1971.
Dec 18 Minorities Rights Day United Nations adopted and promulgated the Declaration on the Rights of Persons belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities on this day in 1992.
Dec 24 National Consumers’ Day
Dec 25 Good Governance Day Birthday of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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