Important Days and Dates – 2019


important days and dates of India


Important Days in January, February & March

DateDayTheme / Remarks
1st JanDRDO DayDRDO was established in 1958
4th JanUN World Braille dayBraille was the inventor of Braille script
10th JanWorld Hindi day1st World Hindi Conference was held in Nagpur 10th Jan 1975
12th JanNational Youth DayTheme - Youth and Nation Building
15th JanArmy Day
21st JanStatehood day of Manipur
Became full-fledged states in 1972
24th JanNational Girl Child DayTheme - Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow
25th JanNational Voters’ DayTheme - No Voter to be left behind
Election Commission established in 25th Jan 1950
30th JanAnti-Leprosy DayAwareness Campaign ‘Sparsh’
2nd FebWorld Wetlands DayTheme - Wetlands and Climate Change
4th FebWorld Cancer day3 years (2019-21) campaign
Theme - I Am and I Will
6th FebZero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
10th FebWorld Pulses Day1st time in 2019 by UN
13th FebWorld Radio Day
20th FebUN World Day of Social Justice
21st FebUN World Day of Social JusticeTheme - Indigenous Languages as a factor in development, peace and reconciliation
28th FebNational Science DayTheme - Science for the People and the People for Science
1st MarUN Zero Discrimination Day
3rd MarUN World Wildlife DayTheme - Life Below Water: For people and planet
8th MarInternational Women's DayTheme - Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change
14th MarWorld Kidney Day
15th MarWorld Consumer Rights DayTheme - Trusted Smart Products
20th MarWorld Happiness Day
21th MarUN International Day of Forests
22nd MarWorld Water Day
23rd MarUN World Meteorological DayTheme - The Sun, the Earth and the Weather
24th MarWorld Tuberculosis DayTheme - It's time
27th MarWorld Theatre Day


Important Days in April, May & June

DateDayTheme / Remarks
1st AprilUtkal DivasFoundation day of Odisha province in 1936
Odisha was the 1st State to be formed on linguistic basis
5th AprilNational Maritime DayTheme - Indian Ocean-An Ocean of opportunity
6th April(UN) International Day of Sport for Development and PeaceOlympics Started every 4 year in this date
7th AprilWorld Health DayTheme - Universal Health Coverage: everyone, everywhere
17th AprilWorld Hemophilia Day
18th AprilWorld Heritage DayTheme - Rural Landscapes
21st AprilCivil Service Day
22nd AprilEarth DayTheme - Protect our species
24th AprilNational Panchayati Raj Diwas
25th AprilWorld Malaria Day
26th AprilWorld Intellectual Property Day
30th AprilAyushman Bharat Diwas
1st MayInternational Labour DayTheme - Sustainable Pension for all : The Role of Social Partners
1st MayFoundation day of Gujarat & MaharashtraIn 1960, Gujarat & Maharashtra were formed from Bombay state.
3rd MayWorld Press Freedom DayTheme - Media for Democracy : Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation
8th MayWorld Red Cross Day
11th MayNational Technology DayIndia successfully tested nuclear bombs (Shakti-I) in Pokhran, in 1998.
11th MayWorld Migratory Bird Day
15th MayInternational Day of FamiliesTheme - Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13
16th MayNational Dengue Day
17th MayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society DayTheme - Bridging the standardization gap
21st MayAnti -Terrorism Day
22nd MayInternational Bio-diversity Day
30th MayStatehood Day of GoaIn 1987, Goa became India's 25th state
31st MayWorld No-Tobacco Day
2nd JuneStatehood Day of TelanganaTelangana was formed in 2014
5th JuneWorld Environment DayTheme - Beat Air Pollution
China is the global host nation
7th JuneWorld Food Safety DayTheme - Food Safety, everyone's business
8th JuneWorld Oceans Day
12th JuneDay Against Child Labour
14th JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
17th JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtTheme - Let’s Grow the Future Together
19th JuneDay for the Elimination of Sexual Violence
20th JuneWorld Refugee Day
21st JuneInternational Day of YogaTheme - Climate Action
23th JuneInternational Olympic Day
23th JuneUN Public Service Day
26th JuneUN International Day Against Drug Abuse
29th JuneNational Statistics DayTheme - Sustainable Development Goals
30th JuneWorld Social Media Day
30th JuneInternational Asteroid Day


Important Days in July, August & September

DateDayTheme / Remarks
1st JulyNational Doctors’ DayBirth & Death anniversary of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy
11th JulyWorld Population DayTheme - Family planning is a human right
17th JulyDay for International Justice
18th JulyNelson Mandela International Day
23th JulyNational Broadcasting day
26th JulyKargil Vijay Diwas
28th JulyWorld Hepatitis Day
29th JulyInternational Tiger Day
30th JulyWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons
1-7th AugWorld Breastfeeding Week
6th AugHiroshima Day
7th AugNational Handloom Day
8th AugKranti Diwas
(Quit India Movement Day)
9th AugInternational Day of the World's Indigenous PeopleTheme - Indigenous Languages
10th AugWorld Biofuel Day
12th AugWorld Elephant Day
14th AugKanyashree Day
19th AugWorld Humanitarian Day
21th AugWorld Senior Citizen's Day
26th AugSanskrit Divas - Shravan Purnima
29th AugNational Sports DayBirth anniversary of Dhyan Chand
29th AugInternational Day against Nuclear Tests
5th SeptTeachers' DayBirthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
8th SeptInternational Literacy DayTheme - Literacy and Multilingualism
12th SeptInternational Day for South-South Cooperation
14th SeptHindi Diwas
15th SeptNational Engineers DayBirthday of M. Visvesvarayya
15th SeptInternational Day of Democracy
16th SeptOzone Day
18th SeptWorld Bamboo Day
21st SeptU.N. Peace DayTheme - Climate Action for Peace
23st SeptInternational Day of Sign Languages
27st SeptWorld Tourism Day
29st SeptWorld Heart Day


Important Days in October, November & December

DateDayTheme / Remarks
4th OctWorld Animal Welfare Day
8th OctIndian Air Force Day
11th OctInternational Day of The Girl Child
16th OctWorld Food Day
24th OctUN Day
5th NovNational Ayurveda Day
5th NovWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
11th NovNational Education Day
14th NovRosogolla Day
14th NovWorld Diabetes Day
19th NovWorld Toilet Day
25th NovElimination of Violence against Women
26th NovIndian Constitution Day
4th Sunday NovNCC Day
1st DecWorld AIDS Day
2nd DecInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3rd DecDay of Persons with Disabilities:
4th DecIndian Navy Day
10th DecHuman Rights Day
23rd DecKisan Diwas
25th DecGood Governance DayBirth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee


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