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Important Days and Dates


1st January Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global family day, World Peace Day, English New Year,
4th January World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)
10th January World Hindi Day, World Laughter Day
11th January Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th January National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January Army Day , Pongal, Makar Sankranti
23rd January Birth Day Netaji Subhash Chandra bose
24th January National Girl Child day of India
25th January  National Voters Day, India Tourism Day, International Customs Duty Day
26th January Republic Day of India, International Customs day
27th January International Day of Commemoration, International Holocaust Day 
28th January Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January Data protection day
30th January Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day), World Leprosy Eradication Day


1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February World Cancer Day
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February International day against female genital mutilation
7th February International Development Week
11th February World Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln;s Birthday
13th February Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th February Saint Valentine's Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
23rd February World peace and understanding day
24th February Central Excise Day
27 February World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day


1st March Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day
3rd March  World Hearing Day, World Wildlife Day 
4th March National Safety Day
8 March          International Women’s Day
10 March        CISF Raising Day
13 March          No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 March          Pi Day, International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March          World Consumer Rights Day
16 March           National Vaccination Day
18 March          Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March          World Sparrow Day, International Day of Happiness
21 March      World Forestry Day,World Down syndrome Day,World Poetry Day
22 March         World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24 March      World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 March      World Theatre Day


1 April Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April National Maritime Day
7 April World Health Day
10 April World Homeopathy Day
11 April  National Pet Day, National Safe Motherhood Day, 
13 April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April National Civil Service Day, Secretaries's Day
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Book and Copyright Day
24 April National Panchayati Day
25 April World Malaria Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day
28 April World Veterinary Day, World Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day


1-May International Labour Day
3-May Press Freedom Day
4-May Coal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday) Mother’s Day
8-May World Red Cross Day
9-May Victory day
11-May National Technology Day
12-May International Nurses day
14-May World Migratory day
15-May International Day of the Family
17-May World Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21-May Anti-terrorism day
24-May Commonwealth Day
31-May Anti-Tobacco Day


1-June Global Parents Day
4-June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5-June World Environment Day
7-June International level crossing awareness day
8-June World ocean day
12-June World day against child Labour
14-June World blood donor day
17-June World day to combat desertification and drought
20-June World Refugee day
21-June  World Music day, Father’s day, June (3rd Sunday) Father’s Day
23-June United Nation’s public service day
23-June International Widow’s day
26-June International day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27-June World Diabetes Day


1-July National Doctor’s day
1-July World UFO day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday) International Day of Cooperatives
4-July American Independence day
6-July World Zoonoses Day
11-July World Population Day
12-July World Malala day
18-July Nelson Mandela International Day
28-July World Nature conservation day
29-July International Tiger Day


2-August International Friendship Day
3-August Independence day of Niger
5-August Independence day of upper Volta
6-August Hiroshima Day
9-August International day of World’s indigenous people
9-August Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
12-August International Youth day
14-August Independence Day of Pakistan
15-August Independence Day of India
19-August World Photography day
20-August Sadbhavna Diwas
23-August International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29-August National Sports Day
30-August Small Industry Day


5-September Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8-September World Literacy Day
14-September Hindi day, World First Air Day
15-September Engineer’s day in India
16-September World Ozone Day
21-September Alzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25-September Social justice day
26-September Day of the Deaf
27-September World Tourism Day
29 September   World Heart Day


1-October  International Coffee Day
1-October  World Vegetarian Day
1-October  International day of the Older person or International Day of the Elderly (UN)
2-October Mahatma Gandhi birthday (Gandhi Jayanti)
2-October International day of non-violence
3-October World Habitat Day
3-October World nature day
3-October German Unity Day
4-October World Animal Welfare Day
5-October World Teacher’s day
5 October (First Monday of October): World Habitat Day
6-October World Wildlife day 
6-October World Food Security day
6 October         German-American Day
8-October Indian Air Force Day
8 October (Second Thursday of October): World Sight Day
9-October World Post Office day
10 October      World Mental Health Day
10-October National Post Day
11-October International girl child day
12-October World Arthritis day
13-October UN International Day for National disaster reduction
14-October World Standards Day
15-October World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
15 October       World Students Day
15 October      Global Handwashing Day
15 October      Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
16-October World Food Day
17-October International day for the eradication of poverty
20-October World statistics day
20 October    National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that Day)
23 October     Mole Day
24-October UN Day
24 October     World Development Information Day
30-October World Thrift Day
31-October Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel)
31 October       National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)
31 October       Halloween


1-November World vegan day
5-November World Radiography day
7-November Infant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9-November World services day
10-November Transport Day
14-November Children’s Day in India
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16-November International day for Endurance
17-November World Student day
National Journalism day
18-November World Adult day
19-November World Citizen day
20-November  Universal children day, Africa Industrialization Day
21-November  World Fisheries day, World Television day
25-November World Non-veg day
26-November Law day
29-November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30-November Flag day


1-December World Aids Day
2-December World Computer literacy day, International day of abolition of slavery
3-December  World conservation day, International Day of People with disabilities
4-December Navy Day
5-December International volunteer day for economic and social development
7-December Armed Forces Flag Day, International civil aviation day
9-December The International day against corruption
10-December Human Right Day
11-December International Mountain day
14-December International Energy day
18-December International Migrants day
19-December Goa’s liberation day
20-December International Human solidarity
23-December Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29-December International Bio-diversity day


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