List of important Day and Dates 2023 (National/International)

  • 02 September, 2023
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List of Important Days and Events

As we enter 2023, we see many important events worldwide. To help you know and enjoy them, we've made a list of special days each month. They're about history, culture, and society. Whether it's global parties, causes, or history, this list keeps you updated about the big days of the year.

Important Days and Dates for January 2023 

The first month of the year, January, marks a fresh start and new beginnings. It's a month filled with celebrations, resolutions, and global awareness. With events like New Year's Day, Army Day, and Republic Day, January sets the tone for the year ahead. It's a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future, embracing cultural festivities and advocating for peace and unity.

List of Important Days in January
1st January English New Year, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
Global family day, World Peace Day
4th January World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10th January World LAugusthter Day, World Hindi Day
11th January Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th January National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January Army Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of Army on this day in 1949 from the British), Pongal,
Makar Sankranti
23rd January Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday
24th January National Girl Child day of India
25th January India Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26th January Republic Day of India and International Customs day
27th January International Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.), International Day of Commemoration
28th January Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January Data protection day
30th January Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days and Dates for February 2023 

February is a month of love, history, and global awareness. With Valentine's Day on the 14th, it's a time to celebrate affection and connections. It also commemorates important figures like Abraham Lincoln and focuses on international issues like cancer awareness. World Wetlands Day highlights the significance of these ecosystems, and World Day of Social Justice emphasizes the importance of equality.

List of Important Days in February
1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February World Cancer Day
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February International day against female genital mutilation
7th February International Development Week
11th February World Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
13th February Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th February Saint Valentine's Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
23rd February World peace and understanding day
24th February Central Excise Day
27 February World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day

Important Days and Dates for March 2023 

March ushers in spring and brings with it a range of observances. From International Women’s Day on March 8th to World Water Day on March 22nd, this month is dedicated to recognizing vital global issues. It's also a time to appreciate the performing arts with World Theatre Day and pay homage to our planet on World Meteorological Day.

List of Important Days in March
1st March Zero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd March World Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th March National Safety Day
8 March International Women’s Day
10 March CISF Raising Day
13 March No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 March Pi Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March World Consumer Rights Day
16 March National Vaccination Day
18 March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March International Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 March World Forestry Day
World Down syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24 March World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 March World Theatre Day

Important Days and Dates for April 2023 

April is a month of reflection and action. With events like World Health Day on April 7th, it reminds us of the importance of well-being. World Earth Day on April 22nd raises awareness about environmental conservation. Additionally, various cultural observances like World Book and Copyright Day and World Heritage Day enrich this month.

List of Important Days in April
1 April Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April National Maritime Day
7 April World Health Day
10 April World Homeopathy Day
11 April National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April National Civil Service Day, Secretaries's Day
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Book and Copyright Day
24 April National Panchayati Day
25 April World Malaria Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day

Important Days and Dates for May 2023 

May brings both celebrations and awareness to the forefront. Mother's Day on the second Sunday celebrates maternal bonds. International Labour Day recognizes workers' contributions. World Telecommunication Day and World Red Cross Day highlight the significance of communication and humanitarian efforts, respectively.

List of Important Days in May
1-May International Labour Day
3-May Press Freedom Day
4-May Coal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday) Mother’s Day
8-May World Red Cross Day
9-May Victory day
11-May National Technology Day
12-May International Nurses day
14-May World Migratory day
15-May International Day of the Family
17-May World Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21-May Anti-terrorism day
24-May Commonwealth Day
31-May Anti-Tobacco Day

Important Days and Dates for June 2023 

June is marked by diverse observances. It celebrates nature on World Environment Day (June 5th) and encourages self-care on International Yoga Day (June 21st). Events like World Blood Donor Day and World Refugee Day emphasize the importance of solidarity and support for those in need.

List of Important Days in June 2023
1 June

World Milk Day

Global Parents Day

2 June

International Sex Workers Day

Telangana Formation Day

3 June World Bicycle Day
4 June

International Day of Innocent

Children Victims of Aggression

5 June World Environment Day
7 June

World Food Safety Day

International level crossing awareness day

8 June

World Oceans Day

World Brain Tumour Day

12 June World Day Against Child Labour
14 June World Blood Donor Day
15 June

Global Wind Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

17 June World Day to Combat
Desertification and Drought
18 June Autistic Pride Day
19 June

World Fathers’ Day (Every 3rd Sunday of June)

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

World Sauntering Day

20 June World Refugee Day
21 June

World Hydrography Day

International Yoga Day

World Music day

June (3rd Sunday) Father’s Day
23 June

International Olympic Day

United Nations Public Service Day

International Widow’s Day

26 June

International Day against

Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking

27 June World Diabetes Day
30 June World Asteroid Day

Important Days and Dates for July 2023 

July is a month of commemorations and international awareness. It starts with American Independence Day on July 4th, celebrating the nation's freedom. World Population Day (July 11th) urges attention to global population challenges. Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18th) remembers the legacy of an iconic leader. Throughout the month, various events shed light on justice, zoonoses, and more.

List of Important Days in July 2023
1-July National Doctor’s Day, National Postal Worker Day, Chartered Accountants Day
2-July World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday) International Day of Cooperatives
4-July American Independence day
6-July World Zoonoses Day
11-July World Population Day
12-July World Malala day
17-July World Day for International Justice
18-July Nelson Mandela International Day
28-July World Nature conservation day
29-July International Tiger Day

Important Days and Dates for August 2023 

August is a month of significance on various fronts. It begins with International Friendship Day, emphasizing the value of companionship. Independence Day celebrations take place in India (August 15th) and Pakistan (August 14th). International Youth Day (August 12th) recognizes the potential of young individuals. As the month progresses, International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (August 23rd) reminds us of historical struggles for freedom.

List of Important Days in August 2023
2-August International Friendship Day
3-August Independence day of Niger
5-August Independence day of upper Volta
6-August Hiroshima Day
9-August International day of World’s indigenous people
9-August Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12-August International Youth day
14-August Independence Day of Pakistan
15-August Independence Day of India
19-August World Photography day
20-August Sadbhavna Diwas
23-August International Day for the remembrance of
the slave trade and its abolition
29-August National Sports Day
30-August Small Industry Day

Important Days and Dates for September 2023 

September brings attention to education and awareness. It's a time to honor teachers on Teachers' Day (September 5th) and promote literacy on World Literacy Day (September 8th). Engineers' Day in India (September 15th) acknowledges technical contributions. International Day of Peace (September 21st) aims for global harmony.

List of Important Days in September 2023
5-September Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8-September World Literacy Day
14-September Hindi day, World First Air Day
15-September Engineer’s day in India
16-September World Ozone Day
21-September Alzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25-September Social justice day
26-September Day of the Deaf
27-September World Tourism Day

Important Days and Dates for October 2023 

October is a month of various commemorations. It celebrates the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and promotes non-violence on October 2nd. World Food Day (October 16th) emphasizes food security, while United Nations Day (October 24th) reflects on international cooperation.

List of Important Days in October 2023
1-October International day of the Older person
2-October Mahatma Gandhi birthday,
International day of non-violence
3-October World Habitat Day, World nature day
4-October World Animal Welfare Day
5-October World Teacher’s day
6-October World Wildlife day, World Food Security day
8-October Indian Air Force Day
9-October World Post Office day
10-October National Post Day
11-October International girl child day
12-October World Arthritis day
13-October UN International Day for National disaster reduction
14-October World Standards Day
15-October World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16-October World Food Day
17-October International day for the eradication of poverty
20-October World statistics day
24-October UN Day, World development information Day
30-October World Thrift Day
31-October Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Important Days and Dates for November 2023 

November focuses on awareness and reflection. It observes Children's Day in India (November 14th), advocating for the rights of the younger generation. Universal Children's Day (November 20th) echoes this sentiment globally. Various days like World Diabetes Day (November 14th) and World Television Day (November 21st) highlight diverse concerns.

List of Important Days in November 2023
1-November World vegan day
5-November World Radiography day
7-November Infant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9-November World services day
10-November Transport Day
14-November Children’s Day in India
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16-November International day for Endurance
17-November World Student day
National Journalism day
18-November World Adult day
19-November World Citizen day
20-November Africa Industrialization Day
Universal children day
21-November World Television day
World Fisheries day
25-November World Non-veg day
26-November Law day
29-November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30-November Flag day

Important Days and Dates December 2023 

December brings the year to a close with both festivities and awareness. World AIDS Day (December 1st) raises awareness about HIV/AIDS. Human Rights Day (December 10th) emphasizes the importance of upholding human dignity. The month also acknowledges cultural and historical milestones.

List of Important Days in December 2023
1-December World Aids Day
2-December World Computer literacy day
International day of abolition of slavery
3-December International Day of People with disabilities
World conservation day
4-December Navy Day
5-December International volunteer day for economic and social development
7-December Armed Forces Flag Day
International civil aviation day
9-December The International day against corruption
10-December Human Right Day
11-December International Mountain day
14-December International Energy day
18-December International Migrants day
19-December Goa’s liberation day
20-December International Human solidarity
23-December Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29-December International Bio-diversity day
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