List of Important National and International Days and Dates

By Mukul Thapliyal | General knowledge | Feb 18, 2017

List of National and Internationa Days and Dates

List of Nationa and International Days and Dates, General Awareness Material for Bank Exam and useful for SSC Exams and other upcoming Government Jobs. Below is the list of Important National and Internationa Days and Dates.


4th January                   Luis Braille Day 

9th January                   Non-Resident Indian Day

12th January        National Youth Day (Swami Vivekananda Birthday)

15th January        Army Day 

23rd January       Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti     

24th January        National Girl Child Day       

25th January        National Tourism Day / Voters Day        

26th January        Republic Day / International Customs and Excise Day

28th January        Data Protection Day    

30th January        Leprosy Prevention Day / Sarvodaya Day



2nd February        World Water-lands Day

4th February        World Cancer Day

20th February      World Social Justice Day      

21st February       International Mother Tongue Day

24th February      Central Excise Duty Day      

28th February      National Science Day



3rd March            World Wild Life Day  

4th March             National Security Day/Week

8th March             International Women’s Day

10th March           International Kidney Day

12th March           CISF Foundation Day

15th March           International Consumers Rights Day      

20th March           World Sparrow Day / International Happiness Day

21st March           World Forestry Day / World Poetry Day

22nd March          World Water Day

23rd March          World Meteorology Day

23rd March          Ram Manohar Lohia Birth Anniversary

23rd March          Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev Balidan Divas

24th March           World T.B Day

26th March           National Day- Bangladesh / Independence Day- Bangladesh

27th March           World Theatre



2nd April               World Autism Awareness Day

5th April               National Maritime Day

6th April               International Day of Sports for Peace and Development

7th April               World Health Day / Special Protection Group Foundation

10th April             World Homeopathy Day

12th April             International Day of Human Space Flight

14th April             Ambedkar Jayanti

15th April             World Art Day   

16th April             World Voice Day

17th April             World Hemophilia Day        

18th April             World Heritage Day

21st April             Civil Service Day

22nd April            Earth Day

23rd April             World Book and Copyright Day   

24th April             Human Unity Day / Panchayat divas

26th April             World Intellectual Property Day    

28th April             World Day on Safety and Security at Workplace

29th April             International Dance Day



1st May                 International Labour Day (May Day)

3rd May                World Press Freedom Day    

4th May                World Firefighters Day         

8th May                World Red Cross Day 

8th May                World Thalassemia Day

12th May              International Nurse Day

15th May              International Family Day

17th May              World Telecommunication Day     

18th May              International Museum Day

21st May              Anti-terrorism Day / World Day for cultural diversity for                   dialogue and development

22nd May             International Day for Biological Diversity

24th May              Commonwealth Day

31st May              World Anti-Tobacco Day



1st June                World Milk Day 

5th June                World Environment Day

6th June                International Olympic Association Establishment Day

8th June                World Ocean Day

12th June              World Day against Child Labour

20th June              World Refugee Day

21st June              International Yoga Day

23rd June             United Nations Public Service Day

29th June              National Statistics Day



1st July                 Doctor’s Day

4th July                Independence Day: United State of America

4th July                International Day of Cooperatives (first Saturday of July)

11th July              World Population Day

15th July              World Youth Skills Day       

18th July              Nelson Mandela International Day

23rd July              National Broadcasting Day  

26th July              Kargil Memorial Day / Kargil Victory Day

28th July              World Hepatitis Day   

30th July              World Day against Trafficking in persons



6th August            Hiroshima Day   

7th August            National Handloom Day      

9th August            Nagasaki Day     

9th August            Quit India Day

12th August          International Youth Day

15th August          Independence Day       

19th August          World Humanitarian Day

20th August          Rajiv Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary (Sadhbhavana Divas)

29th August          International Day against Nuclear Tests / Sports Day

30th August          International Day of the victims of enforced disappearances


5th September       Teacher’s Day

8th September      International Literacy Day

14th September    Hindi Divas

15th September    Engineer’s Day / International Day of Democracy

16th September    International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone layer

21st September     International Day of Peace

25th September    Antodaya Divas / World Maritime Day

27th September    World Tourism Day



1st October           National Voluntary Blood Donation Day

                             International Day of Old Person’s

2nd October          Gandhi Jayanti / International Day of Non-Violence

4th October          World Animal Day

5th October          World Teacher’s Day / World Habitat Day

8th October          Indian Air Force Day

9h October          World Post Day

10th October        World Mental Health Day / National Post Day

11th October        International Day of Girl Child

14th October        World Standards Day

15th October        World Student’s Day

16th October        World Food Day

17th October        International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

20th October        World Statistics Day (at every 5years)

24th October        United Nations Day

31st October         World Thrift Day / World Saving Day / Anti-Terrorism Day / National Unity Day



10th November     World Science Day for Peace and Development

11th November     National Education Day

14th November     World Diabetes Day / Children’s Day

16th November     International Day for Tolerance

17th November     International Student’s Day / National Journalism Day

19th November     National Integration Day (Indira Gandhi’s Birthday)

                                   World Toilet Day / World Philosophy Day

20th November     Universal Children’s Day / National Child Rights Day

21st November     World Television Day

25th November     World Non-veg Prevention Day / International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

26th November     World Environment Protection Day / Constitution Day (India)



1st December        World AIDS Day

2nd December       National Pollution Control Day / International Day for Abolition of Slavery

3rd December       National Conservation Day / the International Day of Persons with Disabilities / Bhopal Gas Tragedy Day

4th December       Naval Day

5th December       World Soil Day / International Volunteer Day

7th December       International Civil Aviation Day / Armed Forces Flag Day

8th December       SAARC Charter Day

9th December       International Anti-Corruption Day\

10th December     World Human Rights Day

11th December     International Mountain Day

14th December     National Energy Conservation Day

18th December     International Migrants Day

20th December     International Human Solidarity Day

23rd December     Kisan Divas: Chaudhary Charan Singh Jayanti

24th December     National Consumers Rights Day

25th December     Good Governance Day

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