List Of Important Days & Dates – National & International


List Of Important Days & Dates - National & International


Important Days in January

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 JanDRDO DayDRDO was established in 1958
Global family day
4 JanUN World Braille dayLouis Braille was the inventor of Braille script
6 JanWorld War Orphans Day
8 JanAfrican National Congress Foundation DaySouth African Native National Congress was founded by John Langalibalele Dube in 1912 at Bloemfontein.
Earth's Rotation DayFrench Physicist, Leon Foucault, demonstrated the Earth rotates on its axis in 1851.
9 JanPravasi Bharatiya Divas or NRI DayReturn of Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai in 1915.
10 JanWorld Hindi day1st World Hindi Conference was held in Nagpur in 1975.
12 JanNational Youth DayBirthday of Swami Vivekananda in 1863
14 JanNational Armed Forces Veterans DayCommander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Field Marshal K M Cariappa becoming a veteran in 1953.
15 JanArmy DayField Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over command of Army in 1949 from the British
16 JanInternational Hot & Spicy Food Day
19 JanNational Immunisation Day
20 JanWorld Day of Social Justice
21 JanStatehood day of Manipur, Meghalaya & TripuraBecame full-fledged states in 1972
23 JanDesh Prem DivasBirthday of Netaji in 1897
24 JanNational Girl Child DayMinistry of Women & Child Development established in 2008.
Foundation day of Uttar PradeshFounded in 1950
International Day of Education
25 JanNational Voters’ DayElection Commission established in 1950
National Tourism Day
Himachal Pradesh Statehood DayIn 1971 that Himachal Pradesh became the 18th state of India.
26 JanRepublic Day of IndiaConstitution of India came into force in 1950
International Customs Day
27 JanInternational Holocaust Remembrance DayGenocide by Nazi regime, deaths of 6 million Jews and 11 million others.
28 JanData Protection Day
30 JanNational Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya DiwasDeath of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948.
Last SundayWorld Leprosy Day



Important Days in February

DateImportant DayRemarks
1 FebIndian Coast Guard DayIndian Coast Guard was raised in 1977.
2 FebWorld Wetlands Day
4 FebWorld Cancer day3 years (2019-21) campaign Theme - I Am and I Will
National Day of Sri LankaIndependence from British rule in 1948.
6 FebZero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
8 FebNational Cleft Day
10 FebWorld Pulses Day1st time in 2019 by UN
National Deworming DayBi-annual on Feb 10th & Aug 10th. Deworming tablet Albendazole is administered to children
10-14 FebFinancial Literacy WeekAn initiative by RBI to promote awareness on key topics
11 FebInternational Day of Women and Girls in Science
World Day of the Sick
12 FebNational Productivity DayNational Productivity Council celebrates National Productivity Week from 12th to 18th Feb.
Darwin DayBirth of Charles Darwin in 1809.
13 FebWorld Radio Day
National Women's Day of IndiaBirth day of Sarojini Naidu in 1879.
17 FebWorld Human Spirit Day
20 FebWorld Day of Social Justice
21 FebInternational Mother Language DayBengali Language Movement in Bangladesh
22 FebWorld Thinking DayCelebrated since 1926. It is an opportunity to speak out on issues that affect young women.
Scouts' Day or Guides' DayBirthday of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of Scout Movement in 1857.
23 FebWorld Peace and Understanding DayFoundation of Rotary International by Paul P. Harris in 1905.
24 FebCentral Excise DayCelebrate the legislation of Central Excise and Salt act 1944.
27 FebWorld NGO Day
28 FebNational Science DayDiscovery of the ‘Raman Effect‘ in 1928 by C V Raman.
1st WeekInternational Development Week
Last dayRare Disease Day



Important Days in March

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 MarchZero Discrimination Day
Civil Accounts DayIndian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) established in 1976.
World Civil Defence DayInternational Civil Defence Organisation an intergovernmental organisation in 1972.
3 MarchWorld Wildlife DayCITES (Washington Convention) signed in 1973
World Hearing Day
National Defence Day
4 MarchNational Safety DayNational Safety Council was founded in 1965 industrial safety
National Security Day or Rashtriya Suraksha Diwas
World Day of Fight against Sexual Exploitation
7 MarchJanaushadhi DivasCreate awareness about the use of generic medicines.
8 MarchInternational Women's Day
10 MarchCentral Industrial Security Force (CISF) Raising DayEstablished in 1969.
13 MarchWorld Rotaract DayRotaract was began as Rotary International youth program in 1968
14 MarchWorld Pi day
International Day of Action for Rivers
International Ask a Question DayBirth of Albert Einstein's 1879
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights DayUS president John F Kennedy formally addressed the issue of consumer rights in 1962.
16 MarchNational Vaccination Day1st Oral Polio Vaccine was given on 16th March 1995.
18 MarchOrdnance Factories DayProduction of Ordnance Factory, Kolkata, was started in 1802.
Global Recycling Day
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
Spring EquinoxPlane of Earth's equator passes through the center of the Sun.
World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
21 MarchInternational Day of Forests
International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationIn 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa.
World Down Syndrome Day21st chromosome which causes Down syndrome.
World Poetry Day
World Puppetry Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
Bihar Day or Bihar DiwasBritish carved out the state from Bengal in 1912.
23 MarchWorld Meteorological DayWorld Meteorological Organization was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1950.
Shaheed DiwasTribute to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru.
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis Day
25 MarchInternational Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
26 MarchWorld Purple DayTo increase awareness of epilepsy, a neurological disorder.
Bangladesh Independence DayDeclaration of independence from Pakistan in 1971.
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day or World Drama DayInitiated in 1962 by the International Theatre Institute
30 MarchRajasthan Day or Rajasthan DiwasRajasthan came into existence in 1949.
1st SundayInternational Children's Day of Broadcasting
2nd MondayCommonwealth Day
2nd WednesdayNo Smoking Day
2nd ThursdayWorld Kidney Day
3rd FridayWorld Sleep Day
Last SaturdayEarth Hour 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.Turn off non-essential electric lights, for one hour. World Wide Fund for Nature



Important Days in April

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 AprilUtkal DivasFoundation day of Odisha province in 1936. Odisha was the 1st State to be formed on linguistic basis.
1-7 AprilPrevention of Blindness WeekInitiated in 1960, by Jawaharlal Nehru and Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
2 AprilWorld Autism Awareness DayRaise awareness about autistic spectrum disorders including autism and Asperger syndrome.
International Children's Book DayBirth day of Danish author Hans Christian Andersen in 1805.
4 AprilInternational Mine Awareness Day
5 AprilNational Maritime DayIn 1919, SS Loyalty, the 1st ship of The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd., journeyed to UK.
6 AprilInternational Day of Sport for Development and PeaceOlympics Started in 1896, Athens. Start every 4 year in this date.
7 AprilWorld Health DayFormation of WHO in 1948.
International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide
7-14 AprilNational Handloom weekSwadeshi Movement was launched in 1905.
8 AprilInternational Romani DayRoma, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group, traditionally Gypsies.
9 AprilValour Day of Central Reserve Police ForceSuccessfully fought an attack by Pakistani Brigade in Rann of Kutch.
10 AprilWorld Homoeopathy DayBirth day of German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in 1755.
10-16 AprilRailway Week1st train between Bori Bunder to Thane on April 16, 1853.
11 AprilNational Safe Motherhood Day
World Parkinson's Disease DayBirthday of English neurologist James Parkinson in 1755.
12 AprilInternational Day of Human Space Flight or Cosmonautics Day1st human space flight by Yuri Gagarin in 1961
International Day for Street Children
13 AprilJallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day
Rajouri DayRajouri was recaptured in 1948 from rebels and Pakistan Army.
14 AprilAmbedkar Jayanti or Bhim JayantiBirth of Ambedkar in 1891.
National Fire Service Day66 fire fighters who lost their lives at Victoria Docks in Bombay Port in 1944.
15 AprilWorld Art DayBirthday of Leonardo da Vinci in 1452.
17 AprilWorld Hemophilia DayWorld Federation of Hemophilia was established in 1963, HQ in Montreal, Canada.
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day or International Day For Monuments and Sites
19 AprilWorld Liver Day
20 AprilUN Chinese Language Day
21 AprilNational Civil Service DaySardar Vallabhbhai Patel addressed 1st batch of IAS at Metcalfe House, New Delhi in 1947. He called civil servants as the steel frame of India.
World Creativity and Innovation DayUNESCO
Secretaries Day or Admin Day
22 AprilEarth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day1st celebrated on 23 April 1995. Death date of Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes.
Spanish Language Day
English Language Day
Khongjom Day in ManipurAnglo-Manipur war in 1891
24 AprilNational Panchayati Raj Diwas73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, came into force in 1993.
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace
World day of Laboratory Animals
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
World Penguin Day
International Girls in ICT Day
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property DayConvention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization entered into force in 1970.
International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance DayApril 26, 1986 the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in today’s Ukraine faced a fore explosion.
27 AprilWorld Tapir Day
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
International Workers' Memorial Day
29 AprilInternational Dance DayJean-Georges Noverre was a French dancer, the creator of modern ballet.
Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical WarfareChemical Weapons Convention, entered into force in 1997. Biannual 29 April and 30 Nov.
International Guide Dog Day
30 AprilAyushman Bharat Diwas
International Jazz Day
2nd FridayWorld day of Silence
4th ThursdayInternational Girls in ICT Day
Last SaturdayWorld Veterinary Day
Last weekWorld Immunization Week



Important Days in May

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 MayInternational Labour Day
Foundation day of Gujarat & MaharashtraIn 1960, Gujarat & Maharashtra were formed from Bombay state.
2 MayWorld Tuna Day
International Astronomy DayCelebrated twice a year, 2 May and 26 Sept
3 MayWorld Press Freedom Day
4 MayInternational Firefighters’ Day
Coal Miners Day
World Give Day
5 MayInternational Midwives Day
6 MayInternational No Diet Day
6-12 MayUN Global Road Safety Week
7 MayWorld Asthma Day
World Athletics Day
Border Roads Organization Raising Day
8 MayWorld Red Cross Day
World Thalassaemia Day
Day of Remembrance and ReconciliationAnniversary of victory over Nazism in Europe in 2nd World War.
9 MayEurope Day
10 MayWorld Lupus Day
9 MayEurope Day
11 MayNational Technology DayIndia successfully tested nuclear bombs (Shakti-I) in Pokhran, in 1998.
12 MayInternational Nurses Day
15 MayInternational Day of Families
International MPS Awareness Day
16 MayNational Dengue Day
International Day of Living Together in Peace
International Day of Light1st successful operation of laser in 1960 by Theodore Maiman.
17 MayWorld Telecommunication and Information Society Day
World Hypertension Day
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia
18 MayInternational Museum Day
World AIDS Vaccine Day
20 MayWorld Bee DayAnton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734.
World Metrology Day
21 MayNational Anti-Terrorism Day
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
22 MayInternational Bio-diversity Day
23 MayInternational Day to End Obstetric Fistula
World Turtle Day
24 MayInternational Commonwealth Day
25 MayAfrica Day
International Missing Children's Day
28 MayWorld Hunger Day
Amnesty International Day
29 MayInternational Everest Day
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
World Digestive Health Day
30 MayStatehood Day of GoaIn 1987, Goa became India's 25th state.
31 MayWorld No-Tobacco Day
1st ThursdayWorld Password Day
1st FridayNational Space Day
1st SundayWorld Laughter Day1st celebration was on Jan 10, 1998, in Mumbai.
2nd SaturdayWorld Migratory Bird Day
3rd ThursdayGlobal Accessibility Awareness Day



Important Days in June

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 JuneWorld Milk Day
Global Day of Parents
1-15 JuneSwachhta Pakhwada or cleanliness fortnightMinistry of New and Renewable Energy
2 JuneStatehood Day of TelanganaTelangana was formed in 2014.
3 JuneWorld Bicycle Day
4 JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 JuneWorld Environment Day
International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing
6 JuneUN Russian Language Day
D-DayAllied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II in 1944.
7 JuneWorld Food Safety Day
8 JuneWorld Oceans Day
World Brain Tumor Day
10 JuneLidice DayLidice massacre by Nazis in Czech Republic in 1942.
12 JuneWorld Day Against Child Labour
13 JuneInternational Albinism Awareness Day
14 JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
15 JuneWorld Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Worldwide Day of Giving
Nature Photography Day
Global Wind Day
16 JuneInternational Day of Family Remittances
International Integration Day
International Day of the African Child
17 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
International Violin Day
18 JuneSustainable Gastronomy Day
Autistic Pride Day
19 JuneDay for the Elimination of Sexual Violence
World Sickle Cell day
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day
21 JuneInternational Day of Yoga
Summer Solstice dayEarth's North pole has its max tilt toward the Sun.
World Humanist Day
World Hydrography Day
World Music Day
23 JuneInternational Olympic Day
UN Public Service Day
International Widows Day
25 JuneDay of the seafarer
World Vitiligo Day
26 JuneBIMSTEC Day
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
27 JuneInternational MSME Day
Industrial Workers of the World Day
29 JuneInternational Day of the Tropics
National Statistics Day
30 JuneWorld Social Media Day
International Asteroid Day
International Day of Parliamentarism
3rd SundayWorld Father’s Day



Important Days in July

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 JulyNational Doctors’ DayBirth & Death anniversary of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy
Goods and Services Tax DayFinance minister Arun Jaitley introduced GST system in 2017.
2 JulyWorld UFO DayUnidentified flying objects
World Sports Journalists Day
3 JulyInternational Plastic Bag Free Day
4 JulyAmerica Independence Day
6 JulyWorld Zoonoses Day
11 JulyWorld Population Day
12 JulyInternational Malala Day
14 JulyBastille DayNational day of France. Bastille was captured and French Revolution begins in 1789.
International Shark Awareness Day
15 JulyWorld Youth Skills Day
16 JulyWorld Snake Day
17 JulyWorld Day for International Justice
18 JulyNelson Mandela International DayBirth day of Nelson Mandela in 1918.
23 JulyNational Broadcasting day1st-ever radio broadcast in India by Indian Broadcasting Company in 1927.
24 JulyIncome Tax Day or Aaykar Diwas
26 JulyKargil Vijay DiwasIndia’s victory over Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil War.
27 JulyCRPF raising dayCentral Reserve Police Force established in 1939.
28 JulyWorld Hepatitis DayBirthday of Dr. Baruch Blumberg, discovered the hepatitis B virus.
World Nature Conservation Day
29 JulyInternational Tiger Day
30 JulyWorld Day against Trafficking in Persons
International Friendship Day
31 JulyWorld Ranger Day
Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day
1st SaturdayInternational Co-operative Day



Important Days in August

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 AugWorld Wide Web DayWWW was conceived in 1989 at the CERN lab in Geneva, Switzerland.
1-7 AugWorld Breastfeeding Week
3 AugNational Handloom Day
6 AugHiroshima Day or Anti-Nuclear DayAtomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan by USA in 1945.
7 AugNational Handloom Day
8 AugKranti Diwas or Quit India Movement Day
World Senior Citizen Day
9 AugInternational Day of the World's Indigenous People
Nagasaki DayAtomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan by USA in 1945.
10 AugWorld Biofuel Day
12 AugWorld Elephant Day
International Youth Day
13 AugInternational Left-Handers Day
World organ donation Day
14 AugKanyashree Day
15 AugIndependence Day of India
International Mourning Day
17 AugWorld Humanitarian Day
19 AugWorld Humanitarian Day
World Photography Day
20 AugWorld Mosquito DayIn 1897, doctor Ronald Ross discovered the link between mosquitoes, malaria and humans.
Sadbhavana DiwasBirth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Indian Akshay Urja DayTo promote renewable energy.
21 AugWorld Senior Citizen's Day
International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
22 AugInternational Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief
23 AugInternational Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
26 AugWomen's Equality DayAdoption of 19th Amendment to the USA Constitution, right to vote for women in 1920.
27 AugGlobal Forgiveness Day
29 AugNational Sports DayBirth anniversary of Dhyan Chand
International Day against Nuclear TestsComprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) came into force, which was adopted by UNGA in 1996.
30 AugInternational Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance
1st SundayInternational Friendship Day
3rd SaturdayInternational Homeless Animals’ Day



Important Days in September

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1-7 SeptNational Nutrition Week
2 SeptWorld Coconut DayFormation day of Asian Pacific Coconut Community in 1969.
5 SeptNational Teachers' DayBirthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan in 1888.
International Day of Charity
8 SeptInternational Literacy Day
9 SeptHimalaya Day
10 SeptWorld Suicide Prevention Day
11 SeptNational Forest Martyrs’ Day
12 SeptInternational Day for South-South Cooperation
14 SeptHindi Diwas
World First Aid Day
World Fraternity and Apology Day
15 SeptNational Engineers DayBirthday of M. Visvesvarayya
International Day of Democracy
16 SeptWorld Ozone DayMontreal Protocol under the Vienna convention for the protection of the ozone layer signed by 28 nations in 1987.
17 SeptWorld Patient Safety Day
18 SeptWorld Bamboo Day
World Water Monitoring Day
20 SeptRPF Foundation day
21 SeptInternational Day of Peace
International Coastal Cleanup Day
World Alzheimer’s Day
22 SeptSouthward Equinox
World rose dayTo make cancer patients become strong enough to face the disease with spirit and will power.
World Rhino Day
23 SeptInternational Day of Sign LanguagesWorld Federation of the Deaf was established in 1951 in Rome, Italy.
25 SeptWorld Pharmacists Day
Antyodaya DiwasBirth day of Deendayal Upadhyaya.
International Ataxia Awareness Day
26 SeptWorld Contraception Day
World Maritime Day
World Environmental Health Day
International Day for the total elimination of nuclear weapons
27 SeptWorld Tourism Day
28 SeptWorld Rabies Day
International Day for Universal Access to Information
29 SeptWorld Heart Day
30 SeptInternational Translation Day
Last SundayWorld Deaf Day
World Sanskrit DayCelebrated on Shraavana Poornima



Important Days in October

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 OctInternational Day of Older Persons
International Coffee Day
World Vegetarian Day
1-31 OctBreast Cancer Awareness Month
2 OctInternational Day of Non-ViolenceBirthday of Mahatma Gandhi 1869.
2-8 OctWildlife week
3 OctGerman Unification DayGerman reunification in 1990.
4 OctWorld Animal Day
4-10 OctWorld Space Week
5 OctWorld Teachers day
7 OctWorld Cotton Day
8 OctIndian Air Force Day
9 OctWorld Post Day
9-15 OctNational Postal Week
10 OctWorld Mental Health Day
National Postal Day
11th OctInternational Day of The Girl Child
World Obesity Day
World Egg Day
12 OctWorld Migratory Bird Day
World Arthritis Day
13 OctInternational Day for Disaster Reduction
International Sceptics Day
14 OctWorld Standards Day
15 OctInternational Day of Rural Women
World Student’s Day
Global Handwashing Day
World Mathematics Day
White Cane Safety Day
16 OctWorld Food Day
17 OctWorld Trauma Day
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20 OctNational Solidarity Day
World Osteoporosis Day
World Statistics Day
International Chefs Day
The International Day of the Air Traffic Controller
21 OctNational Police Commemoration Day
World Iodine Deficiency Day
22 OctInternational Stuttering Awareness Day
23 OctInternational Snow Leopard Day
24th OctUnited Nations Day
ITBP Raising dayIndo-Tibetian Border Police raised in 1962.
World Polio Day
World Development Information Day
24-30 OctDisarmament Week
24-31 OctGlobal Media and Information Literacy Week
25 OctNational Ayurveda Day or Dhanwantari Jayanti
27 OctWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
28 OctInternational Animation Day
29 OctWorld Stroke Day
International Internet Day
30 OctWorld Savings Day or World Thrift Day1st International Savings Bank Congress in Milan in 1924.
31st OctNational Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta DiwasBirth day of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in 1875.
World Cities Day
Halloween Day
1st MondayWorld Habitat day
2nd ThursdayWorld Sight Day
3rd WeekInternational Lead Poisoning Prevention Week



Important Days in November

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 NovWorld Vegan Day
2 NovInternational Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists
5 NovWorld Tsunami Awareness Day“Inamura-no-hi” which happened in Japan in 1854 earthquake.
National Ayurveda Day
6 NovInternational Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
7 NovNational Cancer Awareness Day
Infant Protection Day
8 NovInternational Day of RadiologyWilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered the existence of x-rays in 1895.
9 NovNational Legal Service day
10 NovWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
11 NovNational Education DayBirth day of Abul Kalam Azad in 1888.
12th NovWorld Pneumonia Day
Public Service Broadcasting DayFirst and last visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio(AIR) in Delhi 1947.
13 NovWorld Kindness Day
14th NovChildren's DayBirth day of Jawaharlal Nehru.
Rosogolla Day
World Diabetes Day
17 NovDay of the Imprisoned Writer
16 NovNational Press DayPress Council of India officially started working in 1966.
International Day for Tolerance
17 NovNational Epilepsy Day
International Students' Day
18th NovEnd Child Sexual Abuse Day
National Naturopathy Day
18-24 NovWorld Antibiotic Awareness Week
19th NovWorld Toilet Day
World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse
Women's Entrepreneurship Day
International Men's Day
National Integration DayBirth day of Indira Gandhi.
19-25 NovWorld Heritage Week
20 NovWorld Children’s Day
Africa Industrialization Day
World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) day
21 NovWorld Television Day
World Fisheries Day
World Hello DayTo promote that conflicts should be resolved through communication rather than use of force.
25 NovInternational day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
26 NovIndian Constitution Day
National Milk Day
28 NovRed Planet DayLaunch of the Mariner 4 spacecraft by NASA in 1964.
29 NovInternational Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
30 NovIndian Organ Donation Day
Cities for Life DaySupports the abolition of the death penalty.
3rd ThursdayWorld Philosophy Day
3rd SundayWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
4th SundayNCC Day



Important Days in December

DateImportant DaysRemarks
1 DecWorld AIDS Day
Indigenous Faith Day
2 DecInternational Day for the Abolition of Slavery
World Computer Literacy Day
National Pollution Control DayBhopal Gas Tragedy occurred in 1984.
3 DecInternational Day of Disabled Persons
4 DecIndian Navy DayOperation Trident on Karachi in 1971.
World Wildlife Conservation Day
5 DecWorld Soil Day
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
7 DecNational Armed Forces Flag Day
International Civil Aviation Day
8 DecSAARC Charter DaySAARC was established in 1985 in Dhaka.
9 DecGenocide Convention
International Anti-Corruption Day
10 DecHuman Rights DayUnited Nations General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.
Nobel Prize Day
11 DecUNICEF DayUnited Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in 1946.
Bharatiya Bhasha Divas
International Mountain Day
12 DecInternational Day of Neutrality
International Universal Health Coverage Day
13 DecWorld Violin Day
14 DecNational Energy Conservation DayAlso World Energy Conservation Day.
15 DecInternational Tea Day
16 DecVijay DiwasIndia's victory over Pakistan in 1971 Indo-Pakistan war.
18 DecMinorities Rights Day
International Migrants Day
World Arabic Language Day
19 DecGoa’s Liberation DayIndian armed forces freed Goa in 1961 following 450 years of Portuguese rule.
20 DecInternational Human Solidarity Day
21 DecWinter Solstice
22 DecNational Mathematics DayBirth day of Srinivasa Ramanujan 1887.
23 DecNational Farmers Day or Kisan DiwasBirth day of Chaudhary Charan Singh, 5th PM of India.
24 DecNational Consumer Rights Day
25 DecNational Good Governance DayBirth day of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
26 DecBoxing Day



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