List of important Day and Dates 2024 (National/International)

As we enter 2024, 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 ...

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As we enter 2024, 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.

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

Important Days and Dates for January 2024

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

Important Days and Dates for February 2024

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 FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
2nd FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day
4th FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
4th FebruaryNational Day of Sri Lanka
6th FebruaryInternational day against female genital mutilation
7th FebruaryInternational Development Week
11th FebruaryWorld Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of FebruaryWorld Marriage Day
12th FebruaryDarwin Day
12th FebruaryAbraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13th FebruarySarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th FebruarySaint Valentine’s Day
18th FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20th FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21st FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22nd FebruaryWorld Scout Day
23rd FebruaryWorld peace and understanding day
24th FebruaryCentral Excise Day
27 FebruaryWorld Sustainable Energy Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day

Important Days and Dates for March 2024

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 MarchZero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd MarchWorld Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th 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
23rd MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day

Important Days and Dates for April 2024

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 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
21 AprilNational Civil Service Day, Secretaries’s Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property Day
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day

Important Days and Dates for May 2024

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-MayInternational Labour Day
3-MayPress Freedom Day
4-MayCoal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday)Mother’s Day
8-MayWorld Red Cross Day
9-MayVictory 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 and Dates for June 2024

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 2024
1 JuneWorld Milk Day Global Parents Day
2 JuneInternational Sex Workers Day Telangana Formation Day
3 JuneWorld Bicycle Day
4 JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 JuneWorld Environment Day
7 JuneWorld Food Safety Day International level crossing awareness day
8 JuneWorld Oceans Day World Brain Tumour Day
12 JuneWorld Day Against Child Labour
14 JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
15 JuneGlobal Wind Day World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
17 JuneWorld Day to Combat
Desertification and Drought
18 JuneAutistic Pride Day
19 JuneWorld Fathers’ Day (Every 3rd Sunday of June) World Sickle Cell Awareness Day World Sauntering Day
20 JuneWorld Refugee Day
21 JuneWorld Hydrography Day International Yoga Day World Music day
June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
23 JuneInternational Olympic Day United Nations Public Service Day International Widow’s Day
26 JuneInternational Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27 JuneWorld Diabetes Day
30 JuneWorld Asteroid Day

Important Days and Dates for July 2024

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 2024
1-JulyNational Doctor’s Day, National Postal Worker Day, Chartered Accountants Day
2-JulyWorld UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday)International Day of Cooperatives
4-JulyAmerican Independence day
6-JulyWorld Zoonoses Day
11-JulyWorld Population Day
12-JulyWorld Malala day
17-JulyWorld Day for International Justice
18-JulyNelson Mandela International Day
28-JulyWorld Nature conservation day
29-JulyInternational Tiger Day

Important Days and Dates for August 2024

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 2024
2-AugustInternational 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 Day and Nagasaki Day
12-AugustInternational Youth day
14-AugustIndependence Day of Pakistan
15-AugustIndependence Day of India
19-AugustWorld Photography day
20-AugustSadbhavna Diwas
23-AugustInternational Day for the remembrance of
the slave trade and its abolition
29-AugustNational Sports Day
30-AugustSmall Industry Day

Important Days and Dates for September 2024

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 2024
5-SeptemberTeachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8-SeptemberWorld Literacy Day
14-SeptemberHindi day, World First Air Day
15-SeptemberEngineer’s day in India
16-SeptemberWorld Ozone Day
21-SeptemberAlzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25-SeptemberSocial justice day
26-SeptemberDay of the Deaf
27-SeptemberWorld Tourism Day

Important Days and Dates for October 2024

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 2024
1-OctoberInternational day of the Older person
2-OctoberMahatma Gandhi birthday,
International day of non-violence
3-OctoberWorld Habitat Day, World nature day
4-OctoberWorld Animal Welfare Day
5-OctoberWorld Teacher’s day
6-OctoberWorld Wildlife day, World Food Security day
8-OctoberIndian Air Force Day
9-OctoberWorld Post Office day
10-OctoberNational Post Day
11-OctoberInternational girl child day
12-OctoberWorld Arthritis day
13-OctoberUN International Day for National disaster reduction
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-OctoberRastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Important Days and Dates for November 2024

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 2024
1-NovemberWorld vegan day
5-NovemberWorld Radiography day
7-NovemberInfant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9-NovemberWorld services day
10-NovemberTransport Day
14-NovemberChildren’s Day in India
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16-NovemberInternational day for Endurance
17-NovemberWorld Student day
National Journalism day
18-NovemberWorld Adult day
19-NovemberWorld Citizen day
20-NovemberAfrica Industrialization Day
Universal children day
21-NovemberWorld Television day
World Fisheries day
25-NovemberWorld Non-veg day
26-NovemberLaw day
29-NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30-NovemberFlag day

Important Days and Dates December 2024

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-DecemberWorld Aids Day
2-DecemberWorld Computer literacy day
International day of abolition of slavery
3-DecemberInternational Day of People with disabilities
World conservation day
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
18-DecemberInternational Migrants day
19-DecemberGoa’s liberation day
20-DecemberInternational Human solidarity
23-DecemberKisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29-DecemberInternational Bio-diversity day