List of Important Days and Dates (National/International)

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List of Important Days and Dates (National/International)

Important Days and Dates 2020

Important Days and Dates 2020: Here is the month-wise list of important national and international days and dates for RRB NTPC, Group D, SSC CGL, CHSL, PSC, State Exams and Other Competitive Exams. Usually, 2-3 questions from important days and dates can be seen in every competitive / government exams. This list will not only provide you glance of important days of the year but also boost your general knowledge and help you in the preparations of several competitive exams. Let’s have a look at the month-wise important days and dates list:

Important Days and Dates: Month-wise

The list of important days and dates compiled on the basis of events and festivals in India and across the world. Check month-wise wise important days and dates:





Important Days in January 2020

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 JanuaryInternational Customs Duty Day,
India 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 in February 2020

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 in March 2020

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 in April 2020

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 in May 2020

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 in June 2020

List of Important Days in June
1-JuneGlobal Parents Day
4-JuneInternational Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5-JuneWorld Environment Day
7-JuneInternational level crossing awareness day
8-JuneWorld ocean day
12-JuneWorld day against child Labour
14-JuneWorld blood donor day
17-JuneWorld day to combat desertification and drought
20-JuneWorld Refugee day
21-JuneFather’s day, World Music day
June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
23-JuneUnited Nation’s public service day
23-JuneInternational Widow’s day
26-JuneInternational day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27-JuneWorld Diabetes Day

Important Days in July 2020

List of Important Days in July
1-JulyNational Doctor’s day
1-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
18-JulyNelson Mandela International Day
28-JulyWorld Nature conservation day
29-JulyInternational Tiger Day




Important Days in August 2020

List of Important Days in August
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 in September 2020

List of Important Days in September
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 in October 2020

List of Important Days in October
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 in November 2020

List of Important Days in November
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 in December 2020

List of Important Days in December
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

 

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