Important Days and Dates 2023: National and International Events

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Government job exams frequently include questions about significant national and international days in their static GK section. Being well-versed in these dates can be a valuable asset for acing the static GK section and securing a competitive edge in these exams. Aspiring candidates should prioritize memorizing these important dates to confidently respond to any related questions that might appear on the exam. In this article, we will be dealing with the Important Days and Dates of 2024.

Important Days And Dates

Important Days in January

List of Important Days and Dates (January)
1 JanuaryEnglish New Year, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
Global Family Day, World Peace Day
4 JanuaryWorld Braille Day
6 JanuaryWorld War Orphans Day
8 JanuaryAfrican National Congress Foundation Day
9 JanuaryPravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10 JanuaryWorld Laughter Day, World Hindi Day
11 JanuaryDeath anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12 JanuaryNational Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15 JanuaryArmy Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of the Army on this day in 1949 from the British), Pongal,
Makar Sankranti
25 JanuaryInternational Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26 JanuaryRepublic Day
27 JanuaryInternational Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.), International Day of Commemoration
28 JanuaryBirth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 JanuaryMahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s Day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days In February

List of Important Days and Dates (February)
1 FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
2 FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day
4 FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
4 FebruaryNational Day of Sri Lanka
7 FebruaryInternational Development Week
12 FebruaryDarwin Day
12 FebruaryAbraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13 FebruarySarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14 FebruarySaint Valentine’s Day
18 FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20 FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21 FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22 FebruaryWorld Scout Day
24 FebruaryCentral Excise Day
27 FebruaryWorld Sustainable Energy Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day

Important Days In March

 List of Important Days and Dates (March)
1 MarchZero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3 MarchWorld Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4 MarchNational Safety Day
8 MarchInternational Women’s Day
10 MarchCISF Raising Day
13 MarchNo Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 MarchPi Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day
16 MarchNational Vaccination Day
18 MarchOrdnance Factories Day (India)
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 MarchWorld Forestry Day
World Down Syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
23 MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day

Important Days In April

List Of Important Days & Dates (April)
1 AprilOrissa Day
Prevention of Blindness week
2 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day
4 AprilInternational Day for Mine Awareness
5 AprilNational Maritime Day
7 AprilWorld Health Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy Day
11 AprilNational Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 AprilJallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 AprilWorld Haemophilia Day
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day
19 AprilWorld Liver Day
21 AprilNational Civil Service Day, Secretaries Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
World Veterinary Day
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property Day
27 AprilWorld Veterinary Day
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work
29 AprilInternational Dance Day
30 AprilAyushman Bharat Diwas

Important Days In May

List of Important Days and Dates (May)
1 MayInternational Labour Day
1 May  (1st Sunday)World Laughter Day
3 MayPress Freedom Day
3 May (1st Tuesday)World Asthma Day
4 MayCoal Miner’s Day
8 MayWorld Red Cross Day
8 May (2nd Sunday)Mother’s Day
9 MayVictory day
2nd Sunday of MayMother’s Day
11 MayNational Technology Day
12 MayInternational Nurses day
14 MayWorld Migratory day
15 MayInternational Day of the Family
17 MayWorld Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21 MayAnti-terrorism day
24 MayCommonwealth Day
31 MayAnti-Tobacco Day

Important Days In June

List of Important Days and Dates (June)
4 JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 JuneWorld Environment Day
7 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
8 JuneWorld ocean day
12 JuneInternational Level Crossing Awareness Day
14 JuneWorld Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
17 JuneWorld Day to combat desertification and Drought
20 JuneWorld Refugee day
21st June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
21 JuneWorld Music Day
International Yoga Day
23 JuneUnited Nation’s public service day
23 JuneInternational Widow’s Day
26 JuneInternational Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Important Days In July

List of Important Days and Dates (July)
1 JulyNational Doctor’s Day
6 JulyWorld Zoonoses Day
11 JulyWorld Population Day
12 JulyWorld Malala day
18 JulyNelson Mandela International Day
28 JulyWorld Nature Conservation Day
 World Hepatitis Day

Important Days In August

List of Important Days and Dates (August)
7 August (1st Sunday)International Friendship Day
3 AugustIndependence Day of Niger
5 AugustIndependence Day of Upper Volta
6 AugustHiroshima Day
9 AugustInternational Day of World’s Indigenous People
9 AugustQuit India Movement Day
Nagasaki Day
12 AugustInternational Youth day
15 AugustIndependence Day of India
23 AugustInternational Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29 AugustNational Sports Day

Important Days In September

List of Important Days and Dates (September)
1 to 7 SeptemberNational Nutrition Week
2 SeptemberWorld Coconut Day
3 SeptemberSkyscraper Day
5 SeptemberTeachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday)
Forgiveness day
5 SeptemberInternational Day of Charity
7 SeptemberIndependence Day of Brazil
8 SeptemberWorld Literacy Day
8 SeptemberWorld Physical Therapy Day
10 SeptemberWorld Suicide Prevention Day
11 SeptemberNational Forest Martyrs Day
14 SeptemberHindi Diwas
14 SeptemberWorld First Air Day
15 SeptemberEngineer’s Day in India,  International Day of Democracy
16 SeptemberWorld Ozone Day, International Day for Preservation
21 SeptemberAlzheimer’s Day, International Day of Peace
25 SeptemberSocial justice day
26 SeptemberDay of the Deaf
27 SeptemberWorld Tourism Day
29 SeptemberWorld Heart Day
30 September International Translation Day
25 September (fourth Sunday of September)World Rivers Day

Important Days In October

List of Important Days and Dates (October)
1 OctoberInternational Day of the Older Person
2 OctoberGandhi Jayanti (International Day of Non-violence)
3 October (first Monday)World Habitat Day
4 OctoberWorld Animal Welfare Day
5 OctoberWorld Teacher’s Day
8 OctoberIndian Air Force Day
9 OctoberWorld Postal Day
10 OctoberNational Post Day
11 OctoberUN International Day for National Disaster Reduction
12 OctoberWorld Arthritis day
13 OctoberUN Day, World Development Information Day
13 October  (2nd Thursday)World Sight Day
14 OctoberWorld Standards Day
15 OctoberWorld White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16 OctoberWorld Food Day
17 OctoberInternational Day for the Eradication of Poverty
20 OctoberWorld statistics day
24 OctoberUN Day, World Development Information Day
30 OctoberWorld Thrift Day
31 OctoberNational Unity Day

Important Days In November

List of Important Days and Dates (November)
1 NovemberWorld vegan day
5 NovemberWorld Radiography Day, World tsunami day
7 NovemberNational Cancer Awareness Day
9 NovemberWorld Radiography Day, World Tsunami Day
14 NovemberChildren’s Day in India 
Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday
World Diabetes Day
16 NovemberInternational Day for Endurance
17 NovemberWorld Student Day, National Journalism Day, National Epilepsy Day
18 NovemberWorld Adult day
19 NovemberWorld Citizen day
20 NovemberAfrica Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s Day
21 NovemberWorld Television Day, World Fisheries Day
25 NovemberWorld Non-veg day
26 NovemberConstitution Day of India
29 NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30 NovemberFlag day

Important Days In December 

List of Important Days and Dates (December)
1 DecemberWorld Aids Day
2 DecemberInternational Day for People with Disabilities
World Conservation Day
3 DecemberThe International Day Against Corruption
4 DecemberNavy Day
5 DecemberInternational volunteer day for Economic and social development
7 DecemberArmed Forces Flag Day
International Civil Aviation Day
9 DecemberThe International day against corruption
10 DecemberHuman Right Day
11 DecemberInternational Mountain day
14 DecemberInternational Energy day
16 DecemberVijay Diwas
18 DecemberInternational Migrants day
19 DecemberThe International Day Against Corruption
20 DecemberGoa’s Liberation Day
22 DecemberNational Mathematics Day
23 DecemberKisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
24 DecemberNational Consumer Rights Day
25 December ChristmasChristmas Day

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