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This is the most important topic for all competitive exams. While compiling this list we have tried our best to include all Important Days recorded and verified from various sources. However if you know any Important Day which has not been included in this list, please mention it in the comment box along with the link of a reliable source.

The complete list of world’s Important Days, events details with day name which is helpful for preparing various entrance exams in India.


DAY
EVENTS
January 1
Global Family Day (UN), World Peace Day
January 4
World Braille Day – International
January 6
World Day – War Orphans
January 9
NRI Day
January 10
World Laughter Day
January 11
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
January 12
National youth day (India)
January 15
Army Day (India)
January 20
World Religion Day
January 24
National Girl child day (In India)
January 25
Tourism Day (India), National Voters Day
January 26
Republic Day (India), International Customs Day
January 27
Family Literacy Day(ABC Life Literacy Canada), International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Recognized by the UN)
January 28
Data Protection Day(recognized by the Council of Europe), Potato Day
January 30
Martyr’s Day (India), Sarvodaya Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day
January 31
Street Children’s Day
January 3rd week
National Non-Smoking Week(Canada)
January 3rd Wednesday
Weed less Wednesday(Canada)
January 2nd
8th National Folic Acid Awareness Week
February 2
World Wetlands Day, Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
February 3
World Cancer Awareness Day
February 4
World Cancer Day
February 5
Kashmir Day (Organized by Pakistan)
February 6
International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
February 7
Rose Day
February 8
Safer Internet Day (International)
February 9
Chocolate day
February 11
World Day of the Sick, Promise Day
February 12
Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day, International Day of Women’s Health, Darwin Day
February 13
World Radio Day (UNESCO)
February 14
National Donor Day, Valentine Day, Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day – Canada – Children’s Heart Society
February 15
International Childhood Cancer Day – International – Childhood Cancer Foundation, National Flag of Canada Day – Heritage Canada
February 16
Family Day
February 17
Heritage Day – Heritage Canada
February 20
World Day of Social Justice (Recognized by the UN)
February 21
International Mother Language Day (Recognized by the UN)
February 22
International Scouts Day, World Thinking Day, Work Your Proper Hours Day
February 23
World Peaces and Understanding Day
February 24
Central Excise Day
February 28
National Science Day (India), International Pashtun Jirga Day
February 1st week
Eating Disorder Awareness Week, International Development Week, National Therapeutic Recreation Week, White Cane Week
February 2nd week
World Orphan Week
February 3rd week
Scout-Guide Week, Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week
February 4th week
Freedom to Read Week
February Last wednesday
Pink Shirt Day (Anti-bullying)
February 2nd Sunday
World marriage Day
March 1
Self-Injury Awareness Day, Pig day
March 2
Texas Independence Day
March 3
National Defence Day (India)
March 4
National Safety Day (India), World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
March 8
International Women’s Day (Recognized by the UN), International Literacy Day
March 11
World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film
March 12
World Glaucoma Day
March 13
World Kidney Day, World Rotaract Day, No Smoking Day
March 14
International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day
March 15
World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day
March 16
National Vaccination Day
March 18
Ordinance Factories Day (India)
March 20
World Day of Happiness, International Day of the Francophonie, World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People, World House Sparrow Day
March 21
World Down Syndrome Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination – UN, World Poetry Day (Recognized by the UNESCO), World Forestry Day, World Sleep Day, World Puppetry Day recognized by UNIMA
March 22
World Day for Water (Recognized by the UN)
March 23
World Meteorological Day (Recognized by the UN)
March 24
International Day for Achievers, World Tuberculosis Day (Recognized by the UN)
March 25
International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (Recognized by the UN), American Diabetes Alert Day
March 26
Purple Day for Epilepsy
March 27
World Theatre Day, World Drama Day
April 1
April Fool’s Day, Orissa Day
April 2
World Autism Awareness Day (Recognized by the UN), International Children’s Book Day
April 5
World Day for Mine Awareness, National Maritime Day (India)
April 7
World Health Day
April 8
World Tradition Day, International Romani Day
April 12
International Day of Human Space Flight – an official United Nations day, International Day for Street Children, World Aviation & Cosmonautics Day
April 14
Cultural Unity Day (recognized by India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh and Nepal), National Law Day, Fire Extinguishing Day
April 16
World Entrepreneurship Day (WED)
April 17
World Haemophilia Day (Recognized by the UN), Zoo Awareness Day
April 18
World Heritage Day
April 21
Secretaries Day, Civil Services Day (India), World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22
Earth Day
April 23
World Book and Copyright Day (Recognized by the UN), Easter Day
April 24
World Day for Laboratory Animals (Recognized by the UN), World Meningitis Day
April 25
Parental Alienation Awareness Day, Penguin Day, World Meningitis Day, World Malaria Day, National Administrative Professionals Day, World Veterinary Day
April 26
World Intellectual Property Day (Recognized by the UN)
April 28
International Worker’s Memorial Day, World Day for Safety and Health at Work
April 29
International Dance Day, International Make-A-Wish Day
April 30
International Jazz Day
May 1
World Naturist Day, May Day or Labour Day, Gujarat Statehood Day, Maharastra Statehood Day
May 2
International Astronomy Day
May 3
World Solar Energy Day, World Asthma Day, World Press Freedom Day (UN)
May 4
International Fire fighters’ Day, Star Wars Day, Coal Miners’ Days
May 5
International Midwives Day, World Athletics Day, Day of Vesak(recognized by the UN)
May 6
International Awareness Day for Orthogenesis Imperfect (Brittle Bones)
May 7
Bladder Cancer Awareness Day, National Institute of Sports Founder’s Day
May 8
World Red Cross & Red Crescent Day
May 9
World Thalassaemia Day, Europe Day
May 10
World Mother Day, World Lupus Day
May 11
National Technology Day (India), National Resurgence Day
May 12
World Hypertension Day, World Nurses Day, World Migratory Bird Day (recognized by the UN and UNEP)
May 13
International Criminal Court Day, National Solidarity Day
May 14
Bone and Joint Day
May 15
International Day of Families (Recognized by the UN)
May 16
Sikkim Day
May 17
World Telecommunication Day, World AIDS Vaccine Day, World Information Society Day (Recognized by the UN)
May 18
International Museum Day
May 19
World Hepatitis Day
May 20
World Autoimmune Arthritis Day, sponsored by the International Auto immune Arthritis Movement, World Metrology Day
May 21
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development (Recognized by the UN), Anti Terrorism Day
May 22
International Day for Biological Diversity (Recognized by the UN), World Goth Day
May 23
World Turtle Day
May 24
Common wealth Day
May 25
World Thyroid Day, Geek Pride Day
May 29
International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (Recognized by the UN), Redhead Day, International Mount Everest Day (Designated by Nepal)
May 31
World Anti Tobacco Day (Recognized by the UN)
June 1
Global Day of Parents, International Children’s Day, World Milk Day
June 4
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5
World Environment Day
June 6
Hunger Day
June 8
World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumors Day
June 10
Ballpoint Pen Day
June 12
World Day Against Child Labour
June 14
World Blood Donor Day
June 15
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 16
International Integration Day,
June 17
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (Recognized by the UN), Badger Day, Panic Day
June 18
International Picnic Day, International Ride to Work Day
June 19
World Sickle Cell Day, by UN Resolution
June 20
World Refugee Day (Recognized by the UN)
June 21
World Music Day
June 23
United Nations Public Service Day (Recognized by the UN), International Olympic Day, International Widow’s Day
June 26
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (Recognized by the UN), International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (Recognized by the UN), International Anti – Drugs Day
June 27
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day, World Diabetes Day
3rd Sunday of June
International Father’s Day
July 1
Doctor’s Day, International Joke Day, Architecture Day
July 2
World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July 6
World Zoonoses Day
July 7
International Cooperative Day
July 8
Writer’s Day
July 11
World Population Day (Recognized by the UN)
July 16
Disability (ADA) Awareness Day
July 18
Mandela Day (Recognized by the UN)
July 26
Kargil Memorial Day
July 28
World Hepatitis Day, World Nature Conservation Day
July 29
International Tiger Day
July 30
International Day of Friendship (recognized by the UN)
July 31
Orgasm Day
Last Friday of July
System Administrator Appreciation Day
August 1
Clergy Sexual Abuse Awareness Day US & International
August 3
World Friendship Day, Liberation Day
August 5
International Beer Day
August 6
Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day
August 7
International Hipster Day
August 8
World Senior Citizen Day
August 9
Quit India Day (India), Nagasaki Day, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, World Gifted & Talented Awareness Day, National Women’s Day in South Africa
August 10
Dengue Prevention Day, International Sorry Ranga (redhead) Day
August 12
International Youth Day (Recognized by the UN), Librarians Day
August 13
International Lefthanders Day
August 14
Pakistan’s Independence Day
August 15
India’s Independence Day, West Bengal Day, World Internet Appreciation Day, International Mourning Day
August 16
Black day
August 19
World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day
August 20
World Mosquito Day
August 21
World Fashion Day
August 23
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (Recognized by the UN)
August 24
Kolkata’s Birth Day, Sanskrit Day
August 26
Namibia Day
August 29
National Sports Day (India), International Day against Nuclear Tests, Telugu Language Day
August 30
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Small Industry Day
September 1 to 7
Nutrition Week
September 2
World Coconut Day
September 4
Minority Welfare Day, World Cerebral Palsy Day
September 5
Teachers Day (India), Sanskrit Day (India)
September 8
International Literacy Day (Recognized by the UN), World Physical Therapy Day
September 10
World Suicide Prevention Day, Punjab Statehood Day, Haryana Statehood Day
September 11
World First Aid Day
September 12
United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
September 13
World Flowers Day
September 14
Hindi Day (India)
September 15
International Day of Democracy, International Day of Engineers
September 16
World Ozone Day
September 19
International Talk Like a Pirate Day
September 21
International Day of Peace (Recognized by the UN), World Alzheimer’s Day, Biosphere Day
September 22
World Car Free Day, World Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer Patients), World Rhino Day
September 24
Dating Day, World Heart Day, World Clean-up Day
September 26
European Day of Languages, World Day Of The Deaf, CSIR Foundation Day
September 27
World Tourism Day
September 28
Right to Know Day, World Rabies Day, Gunners Day
September 30
World Helping Day, Blasphemy Day
Last week of September
World Maritime Day
October 1
World Vegetarian Day, International Day of Older Persons (Recognized by the UN)
October 2
International Day of Non-Violence, Human Rights Protection Day, Prisoner’s Day, World Ostony Day, World Animal Day
October 3
World Smile Day, World Nature Day
October 4
World Animal Welfare Day
October 5
World Teachers’ Day, Poetry Day
October 8
World Humanitarian Action Day, World Egg Day, Rapid Action Force Raising Day
October 9
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, World Post Day, Global Jamie Day
October 10
World Mental Health Day, World Day Against Death Penalty, National Post Day (India)
October 11
National Coming Out Day
October 12
World arthritis day
October 13
International Suit Up Day, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day, World Day for Natural Disaster Reduction (UN), World Calamity Control Day (UN)
October 14
World Standards Day
October 15
World Blind Day, International Day of Rural Women (Recognized by the UN), Global Hand washing Day, World White Cane Day
October 16
National Boss Day, World Food Day (Recognized by the UN), World Anaesthesiologists Day
October 17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Recognized by the UN), World Trauma Day
October 20
International Day of the Air Traffic Controller, World Statistics Day, World Osteoporosis Day
October 21
Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Day, Police Commemoration Day
October 22
International Stuttering Awareness Day
October 24
United Nations Day (Recognized by the UN), World Development Information Day (Recognized by the UN), World Polio Day
October 25
Spina Bifida Awareness Day, Hydrocephalus Day
October 27
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (Recognized by the UN), Infantry Day
October 28
International Animation Day, INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY
October 29
Sleep In Day
October 30
World Thrift Day, International Orthopaedic Nurses Day
October 31
National Integration Day (India)
November 1
World Vegan Day
November 5
World Interact Day
November 6
International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict (Recognized by the UN)
November 8
World Radiographer Day
November 9
World Freedom Day, World Legal Services Day
November 10
World Immunization Day
November 12
World Pneumonia Day
November 13
World Kindness Day
November 14
World Diabetes Day (Recognized by the UN), Children’s Day (India)
November 16
International Day for Tolerance, World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
November 17
International Students Day
November 19
International Journalist’s remembrance Day, International Men’s Day
November 20
Africa Industrialization Day (Recognized by the UN), Universal Children’s Day (Recognized by the UN), Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 21
World Hello Day, World Television Day (Recognized by the UN), World Fisheries Day
November 25
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Recognized by the UN), International Meatless
November 26
National Law Day (India)
November 29
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (Recognized by the UN)
November 30
Computer Security Day
3rd Sunday of November
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (Recognized by the UN)
December 1
World Aids Day (Recognized by the UN)
December 2
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (Recognized by the UN), World Computer Literacy Day
December 3
World Conservation Day, World Day of the Handicapped
December 4
Indian Navy Day
December 5
International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development (Recognized by the UN)
December 6
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – Status of Women Canada
December 7
Indian Armed Force Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day (Recognized by the UN)
December 9
The International Day against Corruption (Recognized by the UN)
December 10
Human Rights Day (Recognized by the UN), International Animal Rights Day
December 11
International Mountain Day (Recognized by the UN)
December 12
The International Day Of Heavy Metal
December 14
National Energy Conservation Day (India)
December 18
International Migrants Day (Recognized by the UN)
December 20
International Human Solidarity Day (Recognized by the UN)
December 23
Farmers Day (India)
December 29
International Biodiversity Day
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