Important Dates - Days and Years: General Knowledge

Important Dates or Important Days and Years

Important Dates, Days and Years: Here, Important Date means what happened in the world or any country on that a specific date, and Important Day means what happened in the world or any country on that a specific day, and Important Year means what happened in the world or any country on that a specific year.

Following are the list/table of the Important Dates or Important Days and Years by month:

Important Days/Dates in 'January'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Jan 1 Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
2. Jan 8 Africah National Congress Foundation Day
3. Jan 10 World Laughter Day
4. Jan 11 Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
5. Jan 12 National Youth Day (Birth day of Swami Vivekanand)
6. Jan 15 Army Day
7. Jan 23 Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary
8. Jan 25 International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day
9. Jan 26 Republic Day
10. Jan 28 Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
11. Jan 30 (Martyr's.day) Mahatma Gandhi's Martyrdom Day; Worid Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days/Dates in 'February'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Feb 2 National day of Sri Lanka
2. Feb 2 World Wetlands Day
3. Feb 5 Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)
4. Feb 13 Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary
5. Feb 14 St. Valentine's Day
6. Feb 24 Central Excise Day
7. Feb 28 National Science Day

Important Days/Dates in 'March'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Mar 3 National Defence Day
2. Mar 4 National Security Day
3. Mar 8 International Women's Day
4. Mar 9 CISF Raising Day
5. Mar 12 Mauritius Day; Central industrial Security Force Day
6. Mar 15 World Consumer Day
7. Mar 16 National Vaccination Day
8. Mar 19 World Disabled Day
9. Mar 21 World Forestry Day
10. Mar 22 World Day for Water
11. Mar 23 World Meterological Day
12. Mar 24 World TB Day
13. Mar 26 Bangladesh Liberation Day

Important Days/Dates in 'April'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. April 1 Orissa Day
2. April 5 National Maritime Day
3. April 7 World Health Day
4. April 13 Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
5. April 14 B.R. Ambedkar Rememberance Day;
6. April 18 Fire Extinguishing Day
7. April 22 World Heritage Day
8. April 23 World Earth Day

Important Days/Dates in 'May'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. May 1 International Labour Day (May Day)
2. May 3 International Energy Day
3. May 8 International Red Cross Day (t is celeberated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross Organisation Jean Henry Dunant)
4. May 11 National Technology Day
5. May 15 International Family Day
6. May 17 World Telecom Day
7. May 24 Commonwealth Day
8. May 31 World No Tobacco Day

Important Days/Dates in 'June'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. June 5 World Environment Day
2. June 21 International Day of Yoga
3. June 23 International Widow Day
4. June 27 World Diabetes Day

Important Days/Dates in 'July'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. July 1 Doctor's Day
2. July 4 American Independence Day
3. July 11 World Population Day
4. July 26 Kargil Victory Day

Important Days/Dates in 'August'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Aug 6 Hiroshima Day
2. Aug 9 Quit India Movement Day
3. Aug 12 International Youth Day
4. Aug 14 Pakistan's Independence Day
5. Aug 15 India's Independence Day
6. Aug 19 World Photography Day
7. Aug 20 Sadbhavna Divas
8. Aug 29 Sports Day (Dhyanchand's birthday)
9. Aug 30 Small Industry Day

Important Days/Dates in 'September'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Sept 5 Teachers Day
2. Sept 7 Forgiveness Day
3. Sept 8 International Literacy Day
4. Sept 14 Hindi Day, World First Aid Day
5. Sept 15 International Day of Democracy
6. Sept 16 World Ozone Day
7. Sept 21 World Alzheimer's Day
8. Sept 25 Social Justice Day
9. Sept 27 World Tourism Day

Important Days/Dates in 'October'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Oct 1 International Day for the Elderly (UN)
2. Oct 2 Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-violence Day
3. Oct 3 World Nature Day
4. Oct 4 World Animal Day
5. Oct 5 World Habitat Day; World Teacher's Day
6. Oct 6 World Wildlife Day
7. Oct 8 Indian Airforce Day
8. Oct 9 World Postal Day
9. Oct 10 World Mental Health Day; National Post Day
10. Oct 12 World Sight Day
11. Oct 13 World Calamity Control Day (UN)
12. Oct 14 World Standards Day
13. Oct 15 World White cane day (guiding the blind)
14. Oct 17 International Poverty Eradication Day
15. Oct 20 National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that day)
16. Oct 24 United Nations Day
17. Oct 30 World Thrift day
18. Oct 31 National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Important Days/Dates in 'November'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Nov 7 Infant Protection Day; Worid Cancer Awareness Day
2. Nov 9 Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas/ Legal Services Day
3. Nov 10 Transport Day
4. Nov 14 Children's Day /World Diabetics day
5. Nov 17 Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary
6. Nov 30 Flag Day
7. Nov 26 Law Day

Important Days/Dates in 'December'

Sr. Day/Date Event
1. Dec 1 World AlDS Day
2. Dec 4 Navy Day
3. Dec 7 Armed Forces Flag Day
4. Dec 10 Human Rights Day
5. Dec 11 UNICEF Day
6. Dec 14 National Energy Conservation Day
7. Dec 19 Goa's Liberation Day
8. Dec 23 Kisan Divas (Farmer's day)

IMPORTANT NATIONAL or INTERNATIONAL YEARS

Sr. Year Event
1. 2001 Year of Woman Empowerment (Govt. of India)
2. 2002 International Year of Mountain (by FAO)
3. 2003 International Fresh Water Year
4. 2004 International Year of Rice
5. 2005 International Year of Physics/Sports (by UNO)
6. 2006 International Year of Deserts and Desertification
7. 2007 International Polar Year, Year of the Dolphin
8. 2008 International Year of Sanitation, International Year of Languages
9. 2009 International Year of Astronomy (UN), International Year of Natural Fibers (FAO), International Year of Reconciliation
10. 2010 International Year of Biodiversity, International Year of Youth
11. 2011 International Year of Forests, International Year of Chemistry
Important Dates or Important Days and Years