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Important National & International Days of the Year (India and the World) Traditional GK

Dear User, in this article we have shared month-wise list important national and international days from January to December. Regularly go through this list to remember all the important days observed nationally or internationally in different parts of the world. In various competitive examinations 1 or 2 questions are often asked. Thus, we have presented below the list of important days for you to learn. Happy Learning!


Important DateRemarks
10 January World Hindi Day.
12 January National Youth Day (birthday of Swami Vivekananda).
15 January Indian Army Day.
23 January Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birthday.
26 January Republic Day.
30 January Martyrs' Day (Also death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi).
14 February Valentine's Day.
28 February National Science Day.
8 March International Women's Day.
15 March World Consumer Right's Day.
23 March World Meteorological Day.
24 March World Tuberculosis Day.
5 April National Maritime Day.
7 April World Health Day (anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948).
18 April World Heritage Day.
22 April Earth Day.
1 May International Labour Day.
3 May International Press Freedom Day.
8 May World Red Cross Day.
17 May World Telecommunication Day.
21 May Anti-Terrorism Day (Death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi).
24 May Commonwealth Day.
29 May Mount Everest Day (First conquest of World's highest peak in 1953).
31 May World No Tobacco Day.
5 June World Environment Day.
27 June World Diabetes Day.
11 July World Population Day.
6 August Hiroshima Day.
9 August Quit India Day .
15 August Independence Day of India.
20 August Sadbhavana Diwas (Birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi).
29 August National Sports Day (Birth anniversary of Dhyanchand).
5 September Teacher's Day (Birth anniversary of Dr S. Radhakrishnan).
8 September International Literacy Day.
14 September Hindi Diwas.
27 September World Tourism Day.
2 October Non-violence Day (Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi).
8 October Indian Airforce Day.
24 October United Nations Day.
14 November Children's Day (Birth anniversary of Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru).
24 November NCC (National Cadet Corps) Day.
1 December World AIDS Day.
4 December Indian Navy Day.
7 December Armed Forces Flag Day.
8 December SAARC Day.
10 December Human Rights Day.
16 December Vijay Diwas.
24 December National Consumers Day.


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