List of International & National Important Days

Date Day Observed
Jan 1 World Day of Peace
Global Family Day
Jan 6 World Day For War Orphans
Jan 9 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
Jan 12 National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
Jan 14 International Kite Festival - Ahemdabad
Jan 15 Army Day
Jan 18 National Immunization Day(Polio Day)
Jan 19 Idaho Human Rights Day/Martin Luther King Day
Jan 21 Meghalaya Day
St. Agnes Day
World Hug Day
Tripura Day
Jan 23 118th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose /National
Day of Patriotism / Desh Prem Divas.
Jan 24 Rashtriya Balika Diwas/National Girl Child Day
Jan 25
World Leprosy Day
Himachal Pradesh Day/ Statehood Day
National Tourism Day
National Voter Day
Jan 26 Indian Republic day
International Customs Day
Jan 27 International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of
the Holocaust
Jan 28 Data Protection Day
Jan 30 Death Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi(Martyrs/Sarvodaya
Day),National Cleanliness Day
Jan 31 World Leprosy Eradication Day
Date Day Observed
Feb 1 Indian Coast Guard Day
Feb 2 World Wetlands Day
Feb 4 World Cancer Day
Feb 5 Kashmir Solidarity Day
Feb 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
Feb 7 Rose day
Feb 8 World Marriage Day
Feb 10 National Deworming Day
Feb 11 World Day of the Sick
Feb 13 World Radio Day

Feb 14 Saint Valentine’s Day
Feb 20 World Day of Social Justice
Feb 21 International Mother Language Day
Feb 22 World Thinking day
Feb 23 World Rotary Day
Feb 24 Central Excise Day
Feb 25 World Sustainable Energy Day
Feb 27 International Polar Bear Day
Feb 28 National Science Day
Rare Disease Day
Date Day Observed
Mar 1 Zero Discrimination Day
Mar 3
World Wildlife Day
International Sex Worker Rights Day
National Defence Day
Mar 4
National Security Day
Bus Day (Bengaluru)
World Maths Day
Mar 8 International Women’s Day
Mar 9 Commonwealth Day
Mar 10 Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising Day
Mar 12 World Kidney Day
Mar 13 World Sleep Day
World Rotaract Day
Mar 14 World Pie day
Mar 15 World Consumer Rights Day
World Contact Day
Mar 18 National Ordinance Factories Day
Mar 20
International Day of Happiness
World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
World sparrow day
Mar 21
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
World Poetry Day
International Day of Nowruz
World Down Syndrome Day
International Day of Forests
Sun-Earth Day
Mar 22 World Water Day
Mar 23 World Meteorological Day
Mar 24
World Tuberculosis Day
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human
Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims
International Day for Achievers
World TB Day
Mar 25
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the
Transatlantic Slave Trade
International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff
Mar 26 World Purple day

Mar 27 World Theatre Day
World Drama day
Date Day Observed
Apr 1
Prevention of Blindness Week
April Fools’ Day
Orissa Day
Apr 2 World Autism Awareness Day
International Children’s Book Day
Apr 4
International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine
World Rat Day
International Pillow Fight Day
Apr 6 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
Apr 7 International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda
World Health Day
Apr 8 World Romani Day
Apr 12 International Day of Human Space Flight
World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day
Apr 14 Indian Women’s Savings Day
Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar-Birth Anniversary
Apr 16 Emancipation Day
Apr 17 International Special Librarians Day - Information Ethics Day
World Haemophilia Day
Apr 18 World Heritage Day
Apr 22 World Earth Day
Apr 23 World Book and Copyright Day
English Language Day
Apr 24 World Day for Animals in Laboratories
National Panchayati Day
Apr 25 World Malaria Day
Apr 26 World Intellectual Property Day
Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day
Apr 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Apr 29
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare
International Dance Day
International Guide Dog Day
Apr 30 International Jazz Day
Date Day Observed
May 1 International Labour Day
Maharashtra Day
May 2 World Naked Gardening Day
May 3
World Press Freedom Day
World Laughter Day
International Energy Day

May 4 International Firefighters’ Day
May 5 International Midwives’ Day
World Asthma Day
May 8 World Red Cross Day
World Thalassaemia Day
May 9 World Migratory Bird Day
World Fair Trade Day
May 10 Mother’s Day
May 11 National Technology Day
May 12 International Nurses Day
May 15 International Day of Families
May 17 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
World Hypertension 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 Children’s Missing Day
May 29 International Day of UN Peacekeepers
May 31 World No-Tobacco Day
Date Day Observed
June 1
Global Day of Parents
“Vesak”, the Day of the Full Moon
World Milk Day
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
June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day
World Naked Bike Day
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
International Criminal Court Day
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21
International Day of Yoga
Father’s Day
World Music Day
T-Shirt Day
June 23
Public Service Day
International Widows’ Day
International Olympic Day
June 25 Day of the Seafarer
June 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
June 29 National Statistics Day

Date Day Observed
July 1 International Joke Day
National Doctor’s Day
July 2 World Sports Journalists Day
July 4 International Day of Cooperatives(first Saturday in July)
July 6 World Zoonoses Day
International Kissing Day
July 7 Global Forgiveness Day
July 11 World Population Day
State Bank Foundation Day
July 12 World Malala day
July 15 World Youth Skills Day
Pay Roll Savings Day
July 17 International Justice Day
July 18 Nelson Mandela International Day
July 26 Kargil Vijay Diwas
July 28 World Hepatitis Day
World Nature conservation day
July 29 World Tiger Day
July 30 International Day of Friendship
World Day against Trafficking in Persons
Date Day Observed
Aug 1 World Breastfeeding Day
Aug 2 International Forgiveness Day
International Friendship Day(1st Sunday)
Aug 6 Hiroshima Day
Aug 7 National Handloom Day
Aug 8 World Cat Day
Aug 9
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
Nagasaki Peace Day
Kranti Diwas (Quit India Movement Day)
Aug 12 International Youth Day
Aug 13 International Lefthanders Day
Aug 14 Pakistan Independence Day
Aug 15 Indian Independence Day
Aug 19 World Humanitarian Day
World Photography Day
Aug 20 World Mosquito Day
Sadbhavana Diwas
Aug 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its
Aug 26 Women’s Equality Day
Aug 29
International Day against Nuclear Tests
Telugu Language Day
National Sports Day of India

Sanskrit Day
Aug 30 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Small Industry Day
Date Day Observed
Sep 2 World Coconut Day
Sep 5 International Day of Charity
National Teacher’s Day
Sep 7 Forgiveness Day
Sep 8 International Literacy Day
Sep 12 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
Sep 13 World Chocolate Day
Sep 14 Hindi Day
World First Aid Day
Sep 15 International Day of Democracy
Sep 16 International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Sep 19 International Red Panda Day
Sep 21 International Day of Peace
World Alzheimer’s Day
Sep 22 World Car Free Day
Sep 25 World Maritime Day
Social Justice Day
Sep 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
Sep 27 World Tourism Day
World Deaf Day
Sep 28 National Gunners Day
World Rabies Day
Sep 29 World Heart Day
Sep 30 International Translation Day
Date Day Observed
Oct 1
International Day of Older Persons
World Vegetarian Day
International Music Day - IMC
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
Oct 2
International Day of Non-Violence
World Farm Animals Day
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
World Smile Day
Oct 3 World Nature Day
Oct 4 World Animal Day
Oct 5
World Teachers’ Day
World Habitat Day(first Monday in October)
World Architecture Day
Oct 8 National Air force Day

World Sight Day
Oct 9 World Post Day
World Egg Day
Oct 10 World Mental Health Day
National Postal Day
Oct 11 International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 12 World Arthritis day
Oct 13 International Day for Disaster Reduction
World Calamity Control Day
Oct 14 World Standards Day
World Maths Day
Oct 15
International Day of Rural Women
Global Handwashing Day
World White cane day
Oct 16 World Food Day
Oct 17 Anti Poverty Day
Oct 20
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
World Statistics Day
World Osteoporosis Day
Oct 24
United Nations Day
World Development Information Day
Indo Tibetan Border Police Raising day
Oct 25 World Mother-in-Law’s Day
Oct 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
Oct 30 World Thrift Day
Oct 31
World Cities Day
World Savings Day
Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel)
Date Day Observed
Nov 1 World Vegan Day
Rajyotsava Day (Karnataka Formation Day)
Nov 2 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
Nov 5 World Radiography day
Nov 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the
Environment in War and Armed Conflict
Nov 7 Infant Protection day
Nov 8 World services day
Nov 9 Legal Service Day
World Orphans Day (Second Monday of Nov)
Nov 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development
Transport Day
Nov 14
World Diabetes Day
National Children’s Day
International Girls Day (confidence coalition)
Nov 15 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Nov 16 International Day for Tolerance
Nov 17 World Student day
National Journalism day

Nov 18 World Adult day
Nov 19
World Toilet Day
World Philosophy Day
World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
International Men’s Day
World Citizen day
National Integration Day - India (Indira Gandhi’s birthday)
Nov 20 Universal Children’s Day
World Philosophy Day
Nov 21 World Television Day
World Hello Day
Nov 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
World Non Veg Prevention Day
Nov 26 National Law Day
Nov 29 International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Nov 30 Flag Day
Date Day Observed
Dec 1 World AIDS Day
Dec 2
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
World Pollution Prevention Day
World Computer literacy day
Dec 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
World Disabled Day
Dec 4 Indian Navy Day
Dec 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
World Soil Day
Dec 6 Orange Festival(Poland)
Dec 7
International Civil Aviation Day
World Choral Day
National Armed Forces Flag Day
Dec 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
Balika Divas
Dec 10 Human Rights Day
Dec 11 International Mountain Day
Dec 14 National Energy Conservation Day
Dec 15 International Tea Day
Dec 17 International Day Against Violence Against Sex Workers
Dec 18 International Migrants Day
National Minority Rights Day
Dec 19 Goa’s Libration Day
Dec 20 International Human Solidarity Day
Dec 23 Kisan Divas (Ch. Charan Singh’s Birth Anniversary)
(Farmer’s Day)
Dec 26 CRPF foundation day
Dec 29 International Bio-diversity day