List of National and International Days

National and International Days

List of National and International Days

List of National and International Days is one of the hottest topics in the World. Out of 365 days in a year, we have some special days like Birthdays, Wedding Anniversaries, Raksha Bandhan..etc. Similarly, for a particular cause, the Government of India, United Nations, World Health Organization..etc observe some Special Days every month. The main purpose of observing such days is to create awareness among the people for a particular cause.

Why is List of National and International Days important for Competitive Exams?

When it comes to Competitive Exams, National and International Days play a major role under General Knowledge. We can expect a minimum of two or three questions from this topic. Nowadays most of the exams focus more on the Themes of International Days.

Month Wise List of National and International Days

National and International Days Observed in January

January 1

Global Family Day

World Day of Peace

January 4

World Braille Day

January 6

World Day of Orphans

January 9

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

January 10

World Hindi Day

January 12

National Youth Day

January 15

Indian Army Day

January 21

World Hug Day

January 25

World Leprosy Day

India Tourism Day

Data Privacy Day

January 26

Indian Republic Day

International Customs Day

January 27

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

January 30

National Martyr’s Day

National and International Days Observed in February

February 1

Indian Coast Guard Day

February 2

World Wetlands Day

February 4

World Cancer Day

February 5

Kashmir Solidarity Day

February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

February 11

World Day of Sick

February 12

Darwin Day

February 13

World Radio Day

February 14

Saint Valentine’s Day

February 20

World Day of Social Justice

February 21

International Mother Language Day

February 23

World Rotary Day

February 24

Central Excise Day

February 25

World Sustainable Energy Day

February 28

National Science Day

Last Day of February

Rare Disease Day

National and International Days Observed in March

March 1

Zero Discrimination Day

National Defence Day

March 3

World Wildlife Day

International Sex Workers Rights Day

March 4

National Safety Day

World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation

March 8

International Women’s Day

March 10

CISF Raising Day

March 13

World Kidney Day

March 14

World Pi Day

Second Thursday of March

World Kidney Day

March 15

World Consumer Rights Day

March 20

International Day of Happiness

World Sparrow Day

World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People

March 21

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

World Poetry Day

World Down Syndrome Day

International Day of Forests

March 22

World Water Day

March 23

World Meteorological Day

March 24

World Tuberculosis Day

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

March 25

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members

March 27

World Theatre Day

National and International Days Observed in April

April 1

April Fools’ Day

April 2

World Autism Awareness Day

April 4

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

April 6

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 5

Indian National Maritime Day

April 7

International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda

World Health Day

April 12

International Day of Human Space Flight

April 13

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day

April 17

World Haemophilia Day

April 18

World Heritage Day – International Day for Monuments  and Sites

April 21

Civil Service Day

April 22

World Earth Day

April 23

World Book and Copyright Day

English Language Day

April 24

World Day for Animals in Laboratories

National Panchayati Raj Divas

April 25

World Malaria Day

April 26

World Intellectual Property Day

April 28

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 29

International Dance Day

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

April 30

International Jazz Day

Last Week of April

World Immunization Week

National and International Days Observed in May

May 1

International Labour Day

May Day

May 2

World Naked Gardening Day

May 3

World Laughter Day

World Press Freedom Day

May 4

International Firefighters’ Day

May 5

World Asthma Day

May 8

World Red Cross Day

May 10

Mother’s Day

May 11

National Technology Day

May 12

International Nurses Day

World Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day

May 15

International Day of the Family

May 17

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

World Hypertension Day

May 18

International Museum Day

May 20

World Metrology Day

May 21

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Anti Terrorism Day

May 22

International Day for Biological Diversity

May 23

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

World Turtle Day

May 25

World Thyroid Day

May 28

International Day of Action for Women’s Health

May 29

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

May 30

Goa Statehood Day

May 31

World No Tobacco Day

First Sunday of May    

World Laughter Day

First Tuesday of May   

World Asthma Day

Second Weekend of May

World Migratory Bird Day

National and International Days Observed in June

June 1

World Milk Day

Global Day of Parents

June 2

International Sex Workers Day

June 4

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5

World Environment Day

June 7

Cancer Survivors Day

June 8

World Oceans Day

World Brain Tumor Day

June 11

Coal Miners Day

June 12

Anti Child Labour Day

June 13

International Albinism Awareness Day

June 14

World Blood Donor Day

June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 17

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 20

World Refugee Day

June 21

Father’s Day

International Day of Yoga

World Hydrography Day

World Music Day

June 23

United Nations Public Service Day

International Widows’ Day

International Olympic Day

June 25

Day of the Seafarer

June 26

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

June 29

Statistics Day

National and International Days Observed in July

July 1

National Doctor’s Day

SBI day

International Joke Day

Chartered Accountants’ Day (India)

1st Saturday of July

International Day of Cooperatives

July 2

World Sports Journalists Day

July 6

World Zoonoses Day

July 7

World Forgiveness day

July 11

World Population Day

July 12

International Malala Day

July 15

World Youth Skills Day

July 17

International Justice Day

July 18

International Nelson Mandela Day

July 26

Kargil Vijay Diwas

July 28

World Hepatitis Day

World Nature Conservation Day

July 29

International Tiger Day

July 30

World day against trafficking in persons

National and International Days Observed in August

1st August Week

World Breastfeeding Week

1st Sunday of August

International Friendship Day

August 6

Hiroshima Day

August 7

World Sanskrit Day

August 8

World Senior Citizen’s Day

August 8

World cat day

The International Fund For Animal Welfare

August 9

International day of the World’s Indigenous day

August 9

Nagasaki Peace Day

August 9

Kranti Diwas (Quit India Movement)

Sankalp Se Siddhi (The attainment through Resolve)

August 10

World Bio Fuel Day

August 10

National Deworming Day

August 11

National Daughter’s Day

August 12

International Youth day

August 13

Organ Donation Day

August 19

World Humanitarian Day

World Photography Day

August 20

World Mosquito Day

Sadbhavana Diwas (Harmony Day)

August 29

International day Against Nuclear test

National Sports day

August 30

National Small Industry Day

National and International Days Observed in September

September 1 ─ 7

National Nutrition Week

September 2

World Coconut day

September 5

National Teachers’ Day

September 7

World Forgiveness Day

September 8

International Literacy Day

September 9

World First Aid Day

International Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Day

September 10

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 13

World Chocolate day

September 14

National Hindi Diwas

September 15

International Day of Democracy

National  Engineer’s Day

September 16

World Ozone Day

September 21

International Day of Peace

Last Sunday of September

International Day of the Deaf

September 24

National Service Scheme (NSS) Day

September 27

World Tourism Day

September 28

World Maritime Day

International Day for Universal Access to Information

September 29

World Heart Day

National and International Days Observed in October

October 01

International Day of Older Persons

World Vegetarian Day

October 02

International Day of Non-Violence

National Anti-Drug Addiction Day

October 4

World Animal Day

October 05

World Teacher’s Day

World Mental Health Day

October 09

World Post Day

October 10

World Mental Health Day

October 11

International Day of the Girl Child

World Obesity Day

October 12

World Arthritis Day

October 13

International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 14

World Standards Day

October 15

International Day of Rural Women

Global Hand washing Day

October 16

World Food Day

World Allergy Awareness Day

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

World Trauma Day

October 20

World Statistics Day

National Solidarity day

World Osteoporosis Day

October 21

Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day

October 24

United Nations Day

World Polio Day

World Information Development Day

October 27

World Audiovisual Heritage day

October 28

International Animation Day

October 29

World Stroke Day

October 30

World Savings Day/ World Thrift Day

October 31

National Unity Day/ Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

October 31

National Integration Day

First Monday of October         

World Habitat Day

October  09-15

National Postal Week (India)

Second Thursday of October      

World Sight Day

National and International Days Observed in November

November 01

National Stress Awareness Day

World Vegan Day

November 05

Tsunami Awareness Day

November 06

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 8

International Day of Radiology

November 9

Legal Service Day

World Quality Day

November 10

World science day

November 11

National Education day

November 12

World Pneumonia Day

November 14

National Children’s Day

World Diabetes Day

November 16

National Press Day

International Day for Tolerance

November  17

International Students’ Day

World Prematurity Day

November 19

National Integration Day

International Men’s Day

November 20

Welfare of Minorities Day

November 21

World Fisheries Day

World Television Day

Linguistic Harmony Day

November 22

Weaker Sections Day

November 23

Cultural Unity Day

November 24

Women’s Day

November 25

Conservation Day

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

November 26

National Constitutional day/Samvidhan Divas

November 29

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

November 30

International Computer Security Day

Second Thursday of November 

World Quality Day

Third Thursday of November  

World Philosophy Day

Third Sunday of November     

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

National and International Days Observed in December

December 1

World AIDS Day

December 2

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

World Pollution Prevention Day

December 3

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 4

National Navy Day

December 5

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

World Soil Day

December 7

International Civil Aviation Day

Armed Forces Flag Day

December 9

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

International Anti-Corruption Day

World Patient Safety Day

December 10

Human Rights Day

December 11

International Mountain Day

December 12

International Day of Neutrality

December 14

National Energy Conservation Day

December 18

International Migrants Day

Arabic Language Day (Arabic)

December 20

International Human Solidarity Day

December 23

Kisan Divas (India)

Second Sunday of December     

International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

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