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In government exams like SSC, Banking, Railways, etc we find many questions from the general awareness section. This is a very broad section and sometimes questions are very factual. We will cover the General awareness section comprehensively so that students can learn and get most of the questions correct in this section. In this article, we will discuss Important Days from both National and International perspectives.

List of Important Days :

January :

 

Date 

Day

1 January English New Year 
Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
Global family day 
World Peace Day
4 January World Braille Day
6 January World War Orphans Day
8 January African National Congress Foundation Day
9 January  Pravasi Bharatiya Divas/NRI Day
10  January World Hindi Day
11 January Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
National Human Trafficking Awareness day
12 January National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekananda)
15 JanuaryArmy Day
23 January Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birthday
24 January National Girl Child day of India
25 January India Tourism Day
National Voters Day
26 January Republic Day of India and International Customs day
27 JanuaryInternational Holocaust Day
International Day of Commemoration
28 January Data protection day
Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
30 January Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day

February :

 

Day

Date

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

 

March

 

Day

Date

1 March Zero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3 March World Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4 March National Safety Day
8  March International Women’s Day
10  March CISF Raising Day
13 MarchNo Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 MarchInternational 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

 

April :

 

DayDate
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 AprilJallianwala Bagh Massacre Day
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April National Civil Service Day 
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Book and Copyright Day
24 April National Panchayati Raj 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

 

May :

 

Day

Date

1 May International Labour Day
3 May Press Freedom Day
4 May Coal miners day
May (2nd Sunday) Mother’s Day
8 MayWorld Red Cross Day
9 May Victory day
11 May National Technology Day
12 May International Nurses day
14 May World Migratory day
15 MayInternational Day of the Families
17 MayWorld Telecommunication Day
21 May Anti-terrorism day
24 May Commonwealth Day
31 May Anti-Tobacco Day

 

June :

 

Date

Day

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 JuneWorld Blood Donor Day 
15 JuneGlobal Wind Day
World Elder Abuse 
Awareness Day
17 June World Day to Combat
Desertification and Drought
18 June Autistic Pride Day
19 June World Sauntering Day
World Fathers’ Day (Every 3rd Sunday of June)
World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
20 June World Refugee Day
21 June World Hydrography Day
International Yoga Day
World Music 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
Earth Constitution Day
30 June World Asteroid Day

 



Last Updated : 17 Jul, 2023
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