Important Days in a Year

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January 01: Global Family Day.

January 01: Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

January 04: World Braille Day

January 06: World Day of War Orphan’s

January 09: NRI Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Divas).

January 10: World Hindi Day

January 12: National Youth Day (Birthday of Swami Vivekananda).

January 15: Army Day.

January 16: National Religious Freedom Day

January 19: National Disaster Response Force Raising Day

January 23: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday (Desh Prem Divas)

January 24: National Girl Child Day

January 25: National Tourism Day

January 25: National Voters Day

January 26: India’s Republic Day

January 26: International Customs Day.

January 28: Lala Lajpat Rai birthday

January 28: Data Protection Day

Last Sunday of Jan (28th 2018): World Leprosy Eradication Day

January 30: Martyrs’ Day


February 01: Indian Coast Guard Day

February 02: World Wetland Day

February 04: World Cancer Day

February 06: International Day of Zero Tolerance against female genital mutilation

February 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 12: Darwin Day

Feb 12th – 18th: National Productivity Week

February 13: World Radio Day

February 13: Sarojini Naidu’s Birthday

February 14: Valentine’s Day

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

February 21: International Mother Language Day

February 22: World Thinking Day

February 23: World Peace and Understanding Day

February 24: Central Excise Day

February 28: National Science Day


2nd Thursday in March: World Kidney Day

3rd Friday in March: World Sleep Day

March 1: Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day

March 3: World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day

March 4: World Day of the fight against sexual exploitation, National Security Day, National Safety Day.

March 8: International Women’s Day

March 14: Pi Day (3/14)

March 15: World consumer rights Day.

March 20: World Day of theatre for children and young people.

March 20: International Day for Francophonie

March 20: World Sparrow Day

March 21: International Day of Forests

March 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

March 22: World Water Day

March 23: World Meteorological Day

March 24: World Tuberculosis Day

March 24: International Day for Achievers

March 25: International Day of remembrance-victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade

March 27: World Drama Day

March 27: World Theatre Day


April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

April 4: International Day for mine awareness and assistance in mine action

April 5: National Maritime Day (India)

April 7: World Health Day

April 10: World Homeopathy Day

April 11: National Safe Motherhood Day

April 17: World Haemophilia Day

April 18: World Heritage Day

April 20: World Orphans Day

April 21: Civil Services Day

April 22: Earth Day

April 23: World Book and Copyright Day

April 24: National Panchayati Raj Diwas

April 25: World Malaria Day

April 26: World Intellectual property Day

April 29: International Dance Day

April 30: International Jazz Day

Last week of April: World Immunization Week


May 1: International Labour Day (Workers Day)

May 3: Press Freedom Day

May 4: Coal miner’s Day

1st Sunday of May: World Laughter Day

May 8: World Red Cross Day

May 9: Victory Day of Soviet Union

May 11: National Technology Day

May 12: International Nurses Day

2nd Sunday of May: Mother’s Day

May 15: International Day of the Family

May 16: National Dengue Day

May 17: World Telecommunication Day, World Hypertension Day

May 18: World AIDS Vaccine Day, International Museum Day

May 20: World Metrology Day

May 21: Anti-terrorism Day

May 22: International Day for Biodiversity

May 24: Commonwealth Day (India)

May 29: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

May 31: Anti-Tobacco Day (World No Tobacco Day)


June 1: World Milk Day (India)

June 4: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression.

June 5: World Environment Day

June 8: World Ocean Day

June 12: World Day Against Child Labour

June 14: World Blood Donor Day.

June 15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 17: World Day to combat desertification and Drought

June 19: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: World Music Day

June 21: World Hydrographic Day

June 21: International Day of Yoga

3rd Sunday of June: Father’s Day

June 23: United Nation’s Public Service Day

June 23: International Widow’s Day

June 26: International Day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking

June 29: National Statistics Day


July 1: National Doctor’s Day

First Saturday of July: International Day of Co-operatives

July 6: World Zoonosis Day

July 7: Global Forgiveness Day

July 11: World Population Day

July 12: World Malala Day

July 15: World Youth skills Day

July 17: World Day for International Justice

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day

July 26: Kargil Vijay Diwas

July 28: World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

July 29: International Tiger Day

July 30: World Day against Trafficking in Persons


August (1-7): World Breastfeeding Week

First Sunday of August: Friendship Day (India), International Forgiveness Day

August 6: Hiroshima Day

August 7: National Handloom Day

August 9: Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day

August 10: World Bio-fuel Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 15: Independence Day of India

August 19: World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day

August 20: World Mosquito Day

August 23: International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition

August 26: Women’s Equality Day

August 29: National Sports Day

August 29: International Day against Nuclear Tests


September 2: World coconut Day

September 5: International Day of charity, Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday)

September 8: World Literacy Day

First Saturday of September: World First Aid Day

September 14: National Hindi Diwas

September 15: International Day of democracy, Engineers Day (India)

September 16: World Ozone Day

September 21: Alzheimer’s Day, International Day of peace

Last Sunday of September: Day of the Deaf

September 27: World Tourism Day, World Maritime Day

September 28: World Rabies Day

September 29: World Heart Day

September 30: International Translation Day


October 1: International Day of the older person, World Vegetarian Day

October 2: Mahatma Gandhi birthday, International Day of non- violence

First Friday of October: World Smile Day

First Monday of October: World Habitat Day, World Architecture Day.

October 4: World Animal Day

October 5: World Teacher’s Day

October 8: Indian Air Force Day

October 9: World Post Office Day

Second Thursday of October: World Sight Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day

October 11: International girl child Day

October 12: World Arthritis Day

Second Wednesday of October UN International Day for National disaster reduction, World Calamity Control Day.

October 14: World Standards Day.

October 15: World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)

October 15: World Students Day (Birthday of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam).

October 16: World Food Day

October 17: International Day for the eradication of poverty.

October 20: World Statistics Day

October 22: World Energy Day

October 24: UN Day, World development information Day.

October 30: World Saving Day or World Thrift Day.

October 31: World Cities Day


November 1: World Vegan Day

November 2: International Day to end impurity for crimes against Journalist

November 5: World Tsunami awareness Day

November 8: World Radiography Day.

November 9: National legal services Day

November 10: World Science Day for peace and development

November 12: World Pneumonia Day

November 14: World Diabetes Day

November 14: Children’s Day in India, Jawaharlal Nehru birthday

November 16: International Day for Tolerance

November 17: International Day of Students, National Journalism Day.

Third Thursday of November: World Philosophy Day

November 18: World Adult Day.

November 19: World Citizen Day.

November 19: World Toilet Day, National Integration Day.

November 20: Africa Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s Day.

November 21: World Television Day, World Fisheries Day.

November 21: World Hello Day

November 25: World Non-veg Day.

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of violence against women

November 26: Constitution Day (National Law Day or Samvidhan Divas)

November 29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People.


December 1: World AIDS Day.

December 2: World Computer literacy Day, International Day of abolition of slavery

December 3: International Day of People with Disabilities.

December 4: Navy Day.

December 5: International Volunteer Day for economic and social development, World Soil Day.

December 7: Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day.

December 9: International Day against corruption.

December 10: Human Rights Day.

December 11: International Mountain Day.

December 14: International Energy conservation Day (India)

December 15: International Tea Day

December 17: International Day against violence against sex workers

December 18: International Migrants Day.

December 19: Goa’s Liberation Day.

December 20: International Human Solidarity Day

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

December 25: National Good governance Day (Birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee)