Important Days & Dates – General Awareness Study Material & Notes

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General Awareness incorporates having knowledge of one’s surroundings as well as the non-so-evident trivia. Competitive exams are especially focused upon testing the knowledge the applicants for a variety of subjects. These exams see a flood of applications, therefore it becomes very important to make ourselves different and better than the rest. The list of important days and dates that occur in a year are being given here for the benefit of such candidates who wish to cover every aspect of exams. Since you will be getting questions based on this list in almost every exam of the country, you can at least be sure of marking one or two questions there.

We would advice you not to ignore this topic, because one mark difference is enough to cause a change in your final ranking in this age of severe competition. Hence, you should go through this list carefully to retain these important dates and days. We would also suggest you to bookmark this page for future reference and revision. Below mentioned important dates and days are sorted out according to their month of occurrence, in order to make things easy to remember and recall.

January:

  • January 1 – Global Family Daynational youth day
  • January 12 – National Youth Day
  • January 15 – Army Day
  • January 23 – Birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
  • January 26 – Republic Day
  • January 26 – International Customs day
  • January 28 – Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
  • January 28 – Data Protection Day
  • January 30 – World Leprosy Eradication Day

February:

  • February 4 – World Cancer Day
  • February 5 – Kashmir Day
  • February 6 – International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
  • February 12 – Darwin Day ; World Day of the Sick
  • February 13 – National Women’s Day
  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • February 20 – World Day of Social Justice
  • February 21 – International Mother Language Day
  • February 22 – World Scout Day
  • February 23 – World Peaces and Understanding Day

March:

  • March 4 – World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
  • March 8 – International Womens’ Day
  • March 13 – World Kidney Day
  • March 13 – World Rotaract Day
  • March 15 – World Consumer Rights Day
  • March 20 – International Day of the Francophonie
  • March 20 – World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
  • March 21 – World Sleep Day
  • March 21 – World Forestry Day
  • March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
  • March 22 – World Water Day
  • March 23 – World Meteorological Day
  • March 24 – World TB Day
  • March 24 – International Day for Achievers
  • March 25 – International Day of Remembrance – Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • March 27 – World Drama Day

April:

  • April 2 – World Austism Awareness Day
  • April 7 – World Health Day
  • April 17 – World Haemophilia Day
  • April 18 – World heritage Day
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • April 23 – World Book and Copyright Day
  • April 25 – World Malaria Day
  • April 29 – International Dance Day

May:

  • May 1 – International Labour day
  • May 3 – Press Freedom Day
  • May 4 – Coal Miners day
  • May 8 – World Red Cross day
  • May 9 – – Victory Day
  • May 11 – National Technology Daybiodiversity day
  • May 12 – International Nurses day
  • May 14 – World Migratory day
  • May 15 – International Day of the Family
  • May 17 – World Information Society Day
  • May 21 – Anti-Terrorism Day
  • May 22 – Global Biodiversity Day
  • May 31 – World No Tobacco Day

June:

  • June 4 – International day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • June 5 – World Environment Day
  • June 7 – International Level Crossing Awareness Day
  • June 8 – World oceans Day
  • June 12 – World Day against Child Labour
  • June 14 – World Blood Donor day
  • June 17 – World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
  • June 20 – World Refugee Day
  • June 23 – United Nations Public Service Day
  • June 23 – International widow’s day
  • June 26 – International Day against Drug Abuse and Ilicit Trafficking
  • June 27 – International Diabetes Day

July:

  • July 1 – National doctor’s Day
  • July 11 – World Population Day
  • July 12 – Malala Day
  • July 18 – Nelson Mandela International Day
  • July 28 – World Nature Conservation day
  • July 30 – International Day of Friendship

August:

  • August 9 – International day of the World’s Indigenous People
  • August 12 – International Youth Day
  • August 15 – Independence Day
  • August 23 – Internatinal Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • August 29 – National Sports Day ( Birthday of Dhyan Chand )

September:

  • September 5 – Teacher’s Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s Birth Day)
  • September 7 – Forgiveness Day
  • September 8 – International Literacy Day
  • September 14 – Hindi day,World First Aid Day
  • September 16 – World Ozone Day
  • September 21 – International Day of Peace, World Alzheimer’s day
  • September 25 – Social Justice Day
  • September 27 – World Tourism Day

October:

  • October 1 – International Day of Older Persons
  • October 2 – International day of Non-Violence
  • October 3 – World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
  • October 4 – World Animal Day
  • October 5 – World Teacher’s Day
  • October 8 – Indian Airforce Day
  • October 9 – World Post Day
  • October 11 – International Girl Child Day
  • October 12 – World Arthritis Day
  • October 14 – World Standards Day
  • October 15 – World Students Day
  • October 16 – World Food day
  • October 17 – International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • October 20 – World Statistics Day
  • October 24 – United Nations Day
  • October 31 – World Thrift Day

November:

  • November 1 – world Vegan Day
  • November 5 – World Radiography Day
  • November 9 – World Services Day
  • November 14 – Children’s Day ( Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru )
  • November 16 – International Day for Endurance
  • November 17 – International students Day
  • November 17 – National Journalism Day
  • November 18 – World Adult Day
  • November 19 – World Citizen Day
  • November 20 – Universal Children’s Day
  • November 21 – World Television Day
  • November 21 – World Fisheries day
  • November 25 – World Non-veg Day
  • November 26 – Law Day
  • November 30 – Flag Day

December:

  • December 1 – World AIDS Day
  • December 2 – World Computer Literacy Day
  • December 2 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • December 3 – International Day of People with Disability
  • December 3 – World Conservation Day
  • December 4 – Navy Day
  • December 5 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
  • December 6 – Ambedkar Remembrance Day ( Mahaparinirvana diwas)
  • December 7 – International Civil Aviation Day
  • December 9 – The International Day Against Corruption
  • December 10 – International Day of Broadcasting
  • December 10 – Human Rights Dayhuman rights day
  • December 11 – International Mountain Day
  • December 14 – World Energy Day
  • December 18 – International Migrants Day
  • December 19 – Goa’s Liberation Day
  • December 20 – International Human Solidarity Day

We hope this compilation serves its purpose of keeping you updated and confident of the nuances of every competitive exam. If you have any updates about any days and dates that we should be included in this compilation of important days and dates, then please let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.

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