Important Days
Date
Event
Month: January
1 January

New Years Day

Road Safety Week

Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

8 January
African National Congress Foundation Day
9 January
NRI Day
11 January

APSRTC Establishment Day


Death anniversary of Lai Bahadur Shastri

12 January
National Youth Day (Birth day of Swami Vivekanand)
15 January
Army Day
21 January
Manipur Day

Meghalaya Day

Tripura Day
23 January
Desh Prem Divas

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary
25 January
Himachal Pradesh Day

National Tourism Day
26 January
Indian Republic Day

Jammu & Kashmir Day

International Customs Day
28 January
Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 January
Martyr’s Day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day

World Leprosy Eradication Day

Sarvodaya Day
Month: February
2 February
National day of Srilanka

World Wetlands Day
5 February
Kashmir Day (Organized by Pakistan)
13 February
Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14 February
St. Valentine’s Day
24 February
Central Excise Day
28 February
National Science Day
Month: March
3 March
National Defence Day
4 March
National Security Day
8 March
International Women’s Day

Mothers Day
9 March
CISF Raising Day
12 March
Mauritius Day; Central Industrial Security Force Day
13 March
No Smoking Day
15 March
World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day
16 March
National Vaccination Day
17 March
St. Patricks Day
18 March
Ordnance Factories Day (India)
19 March
World Disabled Day
21 March
World Forestry Day

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
22 March
World Water Day
23 March
World Meteorological Day
24 March
World TB Day
26 March
Bangladesh Liberation Day
27 March
World Stage Artists Day
31 March
Financial Year Ending
Month: April
1 April
Orissa Day

Fools Day
3 April
World Austism Day
5 April
National Maritime Day, International Day for Mine Awareness
7 April
World Health Day , WHO started in this day in 1948
8 April
World Tradition Day
13 April
Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
14 April

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

Fire Extinguishing Day

17 April
World Haemophilia Day
18 April
World Heritage Day
21 April

Secretaries’ Day

National Civil Services Day

22 April
World Earth Day
23 April
World Books and Copyright Day

Easter Day
24 April
World Lab Animals Day
25 April
National Administrative Professionals Day
29 April
World Intellectual Property Day
Month: May
1 May
Gujarat Statehood Day

Workers’ Day (International Labour Day) (May Day)

Maharastra Statehood Day
3 May
International Energy Day

International Sun Day

World Press Freedom Day
4 May
Coal Miner’s Day
5 May
World Athletics Day
7 May
National Institute of Sports Founder’s Day
8 May
World Red Cross Day
9 May
World Thalassaemia Day
11 May

National Resurgence Day

National Technology Day

12 May

International Nurses Day

World Hypertension Day

13 May

International Criminal Court Day

National Solidarity Day

15 May
International Family Day
16 May
Sikkim Day
17 May
World Telecommunications Day
20 May
World Metrology Day
21 May
Anti Terrorism Day
22 May
International Day for Biological Diversity
24 May
Commonwealth Day
25 May
World Thyroid Day
28 May
Official Language Day

Telugu People’s Self-respect Day
29 May
International Mount Everest Day (Designated by Nepal)
30 May
Goa Statehood Day
31 May
World No Tobacco Day
Month: June
1 June

International Children’s Day

World Milk Day

3 June
World Naturist Day
4 June

International Day for Innocent Children

Victims of Aggression

5 June
World Environment Day
14 June
World Blood Donor Day
21 June

Hugging Day

World Music Day

23 June
International Olympic Day
26 June
International Anti – Drugs Day

International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking
27 June
World Diabetes Day
Month: July
1 July
Architecture Day

Doctor’s Day

International Jokes Day

Vana Mahotsav Week 1-7
2 July
World Sports Journalists Day
4 July
American Independence Day
6 July
World Zonnosis Day
7 July
International day of Co-Operatives
11 July
World Population Day
20 July
Man Walks on the Moon
26 July
Kargil Victory Day
Month: August
1 August
World Breast-feeding Week
3 August
Hiroshima Day

Liberation Day
6 August
Hiroshima Day
8 August
World Senior Citizen’s Day
9 August

August Kranti Divas

International day of Solidarity with the strugleof Women in South Africa

International day of the world’sIndigenous People

Nagasaki Day

Quit India Movement Day

10 August
Dengue Prevention Day
12 August
International Youth Day

Librarians Day
13 August
Left Hander’s Day
14 August
Pakistan’s Independence Day
15 August
India’s Independence Day

West Bengal Day
18 August
Day of the World’s Indigenous People
19 August
World Photography Day
20 August
Sadbhavna Divas

World Mosquito Day
24 August
Kolkata’s Birth Day

Sanskrit Day
26 August
Women’s Equality Day
29 August
National Sports Day

Sports Day (Dhyanchand’s birthday)

Telugu Language Day
30 August
Small Industry Day
Month: September
1 September
Nutrition Week 1-7
2 September
Coconut Day
4 September
Minority Welfare Day
5 September
Teacher’s Day
7 September
Forgiveness Day
8 September
International Literacy Day (UNESCO)

World Literacy Day
10 September
Haryana Statehood Day

Punjab Statehood Day
13 September
World Flowers Day
14 September

Hindi Day

World First Aid Day

15 September
Engineers Day

International Day of Democracy
16 September
World Ozone Day
18 September
International Day of Peace
21 September
Biosphere Day

World Alzheimer’s Day
22 September

Girl Child Week 22-26

Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

24 September
Girl Child Day

World Heart Day
25 September
Social Justice Day
26 September

CSIR Foundation Day

Day of the Deaf

27 September
World Tourism Day
28 September
Gunners Day
Month: October
1 October
International Day for the Elderly (UN)

International Music Day

National Voluntary Blood Donation Day
2 October
Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-violence Day

Human Rights Protection Day

Prisoner’s Day

World Ostony Day

World Wide Life Week (2-8)
3 October

World Nature Day

World Habitat Day

4 October

International Mental Health Health Week (4-10)

World Animal Welfare Day

World Space Week(4-10)

5 October

World Habitat Day

World Teacher’s Day

6 October
World Wildlife Day
8 October
Indian Air force Day

Rapid Action Force Raising Day
9 October
National Postal Week(9-14)

World Postal Day
10 October

World Disaster Reduction Day (2nd Wednes Day)

World Mental Health Day

National Post Day

12 October
World Sight Day
13 October
World Arthritis Day

World Calamity Control Day (UN)
14 October
World Standards Day
15 October
World White Cane Day

World White cane day (guiding the blind)
16 October
World Anaesthesiologists Day

World Food Day
17 October
International Poverty Eradication Day
20 October
National Solidarity Day
21 October
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Day

Police Commemoration Day
24 October
Disarmament Week(24-30)

United Nations Day
27 October
Infantry Day
30 October
World Thrift day
31 October
Halloween Day

National Integration Day
Month: November
1 November

Andhra Pradesh Formation Day

Haryana, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab States Formation Day

5 November
International Week of Science and Peace (5-11)
7 November
Infant Protection Day; World Cancer Awareness Day
9 November
Legal Services Day

Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas/Legal Services Day

Uttaranchal State Formation Day
10 November
Forest Martyrs Day
Transport Day
11 November
Armistice Day

Education Day
12 November
National Broadcasting Day
14 November

Children’s Day

World Diabetics day

Cooperative Week

National Book Week

National Land Resources Conservation Week (14-20)

National Library Week

Universal Children’s Day

World Diabetes Day

15 November

Jharkhand State Formation Day
New Born Week (15-21)
Thanks Giving Day

16 November
International Day for Tolerance
National Press Day
Pharmacy Week (16-22)
17 November
Guru Nanak Dev’s Birth Anniversary
National Epilepsy Day
18 November
Territorial Army Day
19 November

National Integration Day

Citizen’s Day
World Heritage Week (19-25)

20 November

Universal Children’s Day (UN)

Africa Industrilisation Day

21 November
World Fisheries Day

World Hello Day

World Television Day
25 November
International Day against Violence against Women
26 November
Law Day, National Law Day
29 November
International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
Month: December
1 December
Border Security Force (BSF) Raising Day

Nagaland Day

World AIDS Day
2 December
International Day for Abolition of Slavery (UNO)
3 December
International Day of Disabled Persons

World Conservation Day
4 December
Chemical Disaster Prevention Day

Navy Day
5 December
International Volunteers Day
6 December

Armed Forces Day

Civil Defence Day

7 December
Armed Forces Flag Day

International Civil Aviation Day
8 December
Home Guards Raising Day

Submarine Day
9 December
National Immunization Day
10 December
Human Rights Day

International Childrens Day of Broadcasting
11 December
UNICEF Day
12 December
Assam Rifles Raising Day
14 December
National Energy Conservation Day
16 December
Vijay Divas
17 December
Pensioner’s Day
18 December
International Migrants Day

Minorities Rights Day (India)
19 December
Goa’s Liberation Day
22 December
Mathematics Day
23 December
Kisan Divas (Farmer’s day)
24 December
National Consumer Day
25 December
X-Mas Day
26 December
Boxing Day
28 December
Central Reserve Police Force Anniversary
29 December
International Day for Biological Diversity