Important Days (January)
Jan. 1 :- World Peace Day, Global Family Day.
Jan. 9 :- NRI Day/ Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas.
Jan. 12 :- National Youth Day.
Jan. 15 :- Army Day
Jan. 23 :- S.C. Birth Anniversary.
Jan. 26 :- India's Republic Day, International Customs Day.
Jan. 25 :- National Voter's Day.
Jan. 30 :- Martyrs' Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day/Sarvodaya day.
Important Days (February)
2nd Sunday of February: - World Marriage Day.
Feb. 1 :- Coast Guard Day, Postal Life Insurance Day.
Feb. 2 :- World Wetlands Day, Sri Lanka's National Day
Feb. 4 :- World Cancer day.
Feb. 6 :- J&K Day, Ravidas Anniversary
Feb. 12 :- Productivity Day (Indian Tourism Development Cooperation) Rose Day.
Feb. 9 :- Safe Internet Day
Feb. 13 :- Sarojini Naidu Birthday.
Feb. 20 :- Arunachal Pradesh Day, Mizoram Day.
Feb. 20 :- Love your pet Day.
Feb. 21 :- International Mother Language Day
Feb. 21 :- International Mother Language Day. It was proclaimed by UNESCO's General Conference in November 1999. The International Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.
Feb. 24 :- Central Excise Duty Day.
Feb. 28 :- National Science Day. The day is observed to mark the novel discovery of Raman Effect by the great Indian physicist, Sir C.V. Raman, On 28 February, 1928. The basic objective of observation of National Science Day is to spread the message of importance of science and its application among the people.
Feb. 29 :- National Day, Birth Anniversary of Morarji Desai.
Feb. 22 : World Day Robert Baden Powell 1908 in England.
Important Days (March)
2nd Monday of March:- Commonwealth Day.
March 3 :- National Defence Day.
March 4 :- National Safety Day/World Day of the Fight against Sexual Exploitation.
March 4 :- World book Day
March 8 :- International Women Day, Literary day.
March 15 :- World Consumer Day; World Disabled Day.
March 16 :- National Vaccination Day
March 18 :- Ordnance Factories Day (India).
March 19 :- World Disabled Day
March 20 :- Social Empowerment Memorial Day.
March 21 :- World Forestry Day; International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa against the apartheid pass laws. Proclaiming the Day in 1966, the General Assembly called on the International Community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination.
March 21 :- International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 22 :- World Water Day. This year's theme is coping with water scarcity. It highlights the increasing significance of water scarcity worldwide and the need to step up integration and cooperation to ensure sustainable, efficient and equitable management of water resources.
March 23 :- World Meteorological Day, Health Day.
March 24 :- World T.B. Day
March 25 :- International Day for the Commemoration of the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The commemoration of 200th anniversary of the abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade also serves as a reminder that contemporary forms of slavery such as human trafficking, forced prostitution, forced and bonded labour etc.
March 26 :- Bangladesh Liberation Day
Important Days (April)
April 2 :- World Autism Awareness.
April 4 :- Assistance in Mine.
April 5 :- International Day for Mine Awareness.
April 5 :- National Maritime Day
April 7 :- World Health Day
April 10 :- Water Resources Day.
April 11 :- Janani Suraksha Day
April 13 :- Jalianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
April 14 :- Fire Extinguishing Day / Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 17 :- World Hemophilia Day
April 18 :- World Heritage Day
April 21 :- Secretaries' Day.
April 22 :- World Earth Day.
April 23 :- World Books and Copyright Day(UNESCO).
April 24 :- National Panchayat Day / Manav Ekta Divas
April 26 :- World Intellectual Property Day.
April 25 :- World Malaria Day
Important Days (May)
May 1 :- May Day. (May Day is recognized as the International Workers Holiday, chosen over 100 year ago to commemorate the struggles and gains of workers and the Labour Movement).
May 1 :- World Asthma Day.
May 3 :- World Press Freedom Day. (Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993, the day is celebrated as the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a Statement of free press principles put together by African newspaper journalists in 1991. International Sunday) / World Asthma Day / International Energy Day
May 4 :- Coal Miners Day.
May 6 :- World Laughter Day. (It takes place on the first Sunday in May. The first celebration was on January 11, 1998, in Mumbai, India, and was arranged by Dr. Madan Kateria, founder of the worldwide Laughter Yoga movement).
May 8 :- World Red Cross Day. (May 8 is the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of the Red Cross. In 1984, it became "World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day").
May 8 :- World Thalassaemia Day.
May 11 :- World Information Society Day.
May 11 :- National Technology Day.
May 12 :- International Nurses Day. (May 12 is the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing. 1854 Crimean war).
May 12 :- World Migratory Bird Day
May 12 :- World Fair Trade Day. (It is celebrated every second Saturday of May. This year's theme is "Kids and Fair Trade").
May 12 :- World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day.
May 13 :- Mother's Day. (The dates and months of Mother's Day differ from country to country. Most of the countries celebrate in on second Sunday of May).
May 15 :- International Family day.
May 16 :- Journalism Day
May 17 :- World Telecommunication Day
May 21 :- Anti-terrorism Day. (The death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajeev Gandhi)
May 21 :- World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
May 22 :- International Day for Biological Diversity. (From 1993-2000, it was celebrated on December 29. In December 2000, the date was shifted to May 22, to commemorate the adoption of the Convention in 1992 at the Rio Earth Summit).
May 24 :- World Schizophrenia Awareness Day.
May 24 :- Commonwealth Day.
May 28 :- World Hunger Day
May 29 :- Mount Everest Day
May 31 :- World No Tobacco Day
Important Days (June)
June 3 :- Fathers Day
June 4 :- International Day of Innocent Children victims of Aggression
June 5 :- World Environment Day (established by the UN General Assembly in 1972 to mark the opening of the Stockholm Conference on the Human Environment). UN also created United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on the same day in 1972. Slogan for 2007. "Melting Ice – A Hot Topic".
June 8 :- World Ocean Day (created in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro). This year's theme is "Oceans…. only a river!".
June 12 :- World Day Against Child Labour (launched by ILO in 2002 as a means of raising the visibility of the problem and highlighting the global movement of eliminate child labour).
Slogan for 2007: "Elimination of child labour in agriculture".
June 14 :- World Blood Donor Day. (birthday of Karl) Land Steiner who discovered the ABO blood group in 1900 and 1901 and received the Nobel Prize in 1930.)
Theme for 2007: "Safe blood for Safe Motherhood".
June 14 :- International World Donation Day.
June 15 :- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (Launched on June 15, 2006).
June 17 :- Father' Day. (Celebrated on every third Sunday in June).
June 17 :- World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. (Adopted by UN in 1994). This year's theme is: "Desertification and climate change – One Global Challenge".
June 18 :- Goa Liberation Day
June 20 :- World Refugee Day (adopted b UN General Assembly on December 4, 2000 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the "1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees").
June 23 :- International Olympic Day.
June 26 :- International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. (Adopted by UN in 1987). In 1997, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was founded. The slogan for 2007: "Do drugs control you life? You life. Your community. No place for drugs."
June 27 :- World Diabetes day.
June 18 :- Poor's Day
Important Days (July)
July 1 :- Doctors Day. (Doctors Day came into being in 1991. When the Government of India recognized July 1, the birth as well as death anniversary of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, as Doctor's Day. He was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal.
July 4 :- American Independence Day. (In the United States, Independence Day (Commonly known as the fourth of July) commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring Independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain).
July 11 :- World Population Day. (An annual event started by United Nations Population Fund that celebrates the data when the world's population reached 5 billion (11 July, 1987). By the end of 2007, 73 million people will be added to the planet, and by the year 2050, the United Nations projects that the world's population will be between 7.8 and 10.5 billion).
July 12 :- Malala Day
July 20 :- World Hepatitis day.
July 22 :- National Flag Adoption Day. (The Constituent Assembly which drew up the Constitution of India, adopted, on 22 July 1947, the tricolor as Independence India's National Flag)
July 26 :- Vijay Divas. (It is observed on 26 July to mark the victory in the Kargil war. It was on this day in 1999, that the operations to flush Pakistani intruders in the inhospitable heights of the Kargil Sector in Jammu and Kashmir were formally declared to be over).
July 27 :- Parents Day
Important Days (August)
August 1 :- World Breast Feeding Day
August 3 :- Friendship Day (First Sunday of August)
August 4 :- Heart Transplantation Day
August 6 :- Hiroshima Day
August 8 :- Sanskrit Day
August 8 :- World Senior Citizen's Day
August 9 :- Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
August 12 :- International Youth Day
August 15 :- Indian Independence Day, Korea, Congo, Liechtenstein and India celebrate their Independence Day on August 15
August 18 :- International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.
August 19 :- World Photography Day
August 20 :- Sadbhavna Divas, World Mosquito Day.
August 24 :- National Sanskrit day.
August 29 :- Sports Day (Dhyanchand's Birthday)
August 30 :- Small Industry Day.
Important Days (September)
September 2 :- Coconut Day
September 5 :- Teacher's Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7 :- Forgiveness Day
September 8 :- International Literacy Day (UNESCO)
September 10 :- World Suicide Prevention Day.
September 14 :- Hindi Diwas, World First Aid Day
September 15 :- Engineer's Day / International Day of Democracy
September 16 :- World Ozone Day.
September 21 :- Alzheimer's Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)
September 21 :- International Day of Peace
September 22 :- Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer Patients)
September 25 :- Social Justice Day
September 26 :- Day of the Deaf
September 27 :- World Tourism Day
September 28 :- International Right to Information Day
September 28 :- World Rabies Day
September 29 :- World Heart Day
Important Days (October)
October 1 :- National Blood Donation Day.
October 1 :- International Day for the Elderly
October 2 :- Gandhi Jayanti , Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti, World Non-Violence Day.
October 3 :- World Habitat Day / Vegetarian Day / World Nature Day
October 4 :- World Animal Welfare Day.
October 5 :- World Habitat Day, World Teacher's Day
October 6 :- World Wildlife Day
October 7 :- International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
October 8 :- Indian Air Force Day.
October 9 : World Post Office Day / World Sight Day 2014 is on 9 October 2014 (the second Thursday of October)
October 10 :- National Post Day, World Mental Day.
October 11 :- International Day of the Girl Child.
October 13 :- UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
October 14 :- World Standards Day
October 15 :- World Rural Women Day., World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)
October 16 :- World Food Day
October 17 :- World Trauma Day / International Poverty Eradication Day
October 20 :- National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that Day)
October 21 :- Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder Prevention Day.
October 24 :- UN Day; world Development Information Day.
October 30 :- World Thrift Day
October 31 :- Sardar Patel Birthday / National Integration Day & National Rededication Day
Important Days (November)
November 7-11 :- Vigilance Awareness Week
November 7 :- Infant Children Security Day / World Cancer Awareness Day
November 9 :- National Legal Services Day.
November 10 :- Transport Day
November 11 :- Education Day, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Day
November 12 :- National Bird Day (Dr. Salim Ali Birthday).
November 14 :- Children's Day; Diabetes Day. World Diabetes Day
November 16 :- International Tolerance Day.
November 17 :- November World Students Day, National Epilepsy Day.
November 18 :- World Aged Day
November 19 :- International Citizen Day / World Toilet Day (The World Toilet Organization is a global non-profit organization committed to improving toilet and sanitation conditions worldwide. Founded by Jack Sim in 2001
November 20 :- Universal Children's Day / Africa Industrialization Day
November 21 :- World Television Day/World Hello Day.
November 25 :- International Day of Elimination of Violation against Women.
November 26 :- Law Day, Constitution was adopted. National Milk Day (Birthday of Verghese Kurien)
November 29 :- International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
November 30 :- Flag Day.
Important Days (December)
December 1 :- World AIDS Day
December 2 :- World Computer Literacy Day / National Pollution Prevention Day
December 3 :- International Day for Handicapped People / Disabled Person, Birth Day of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Advocate's day is celebrated in India by the lawyer community on the 3rd of December to mark the birth anniversary of Rajendra Prasad, First President and a very eminent lawyer.
December 4 :- Navy Day, Constitution Day
December 7 :- Armed Forces Flag Day, Civil Aviation Day.
December 8 :- SAARC Day
December 9 :- International Anti-Corruption Day (UN)
December 10 :- Human Rights Day, Death Anniversary of Alfred Nobel, Nobel Prize is given on this day
December 11 :- UNICEF Day
December 14 :- National Energy Conservation Day
December 18 :- Minorities Rights Day (India)
December 19 :- Goa's Liberation Day
December 22 :- National Mathematical Day
December 23 :- Kisan Divas. (Farmer's Day) Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh
December 24 :- National Consumer Rights Day.
December 25 :- Birthday of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, celebrated as Good Governors Day