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Important Days 2024 – Every day of the year has its own significance, and a new year marks a fresh start for everyone. The day may be significant from a variety of perspectives, including those related to the nation, the world, society, culture, the environment, art, the climate, health, etc.

Important Days 2024

Aspirants can anticipate seeing 1-2-mark questions about Significant Days & Dates 2024 in every competitive test. Therefore, we covered the significant days and dates in 2024 in today’s post.

Important Days in January 2024

January is the first month of the year, New year begins with January. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in January 2024.

List of Important Days in January 2024

01st January

New Year’s Day, Global Family Day

04th January

World Braille Day

06th January

World War Orphans Day

08th January

African National Congress Foundation Day

09th January

NRI Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas)

10th January

World Hindi Day

11th January

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, National Road Safety Week , Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

12th January

National Youth Day

14th January

Makar Sankranti, Lohri Day, Pongal

15th January

Indian Army Day

19th January

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Raising Day

18th January

National Immunization Day (Polio Day)

23th January

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Birthday

24th January

National Girl Child Day

25th January

National Tourism Day, National Voters Day

26th January

Republic Day of India, International Customs Day

27th January

International Holocaust Day, International Day of Commemoration

28th January

Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai, Data Protection Day

29th January

World Leprosy Eradication Day 

30th January

Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s Day)

February is the second month of the year. February is an special month that only has 28 days in a month and when its a leap year there will be 29 days. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in February 2024.

Important Days in February 2024

01st February

Indian Coast Guard Day

02nd February

World Wetlands Day

04rd February

World Cancer Day, National Day of Sri Lanka

06th February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

08th February

Safer Internet Day (second day of the second week of February)

10th February

National De-worming Day

11th February

International Day of Women and Girls in Science, World Day of the Sick

12th February

World Marriage Day

12th February

National Productivity Day, Darwin Day, Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

13th February

World Radio Day, National Women’s Day (Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary)

14th February

Valentine’s Day

15th February

International Childhood Cancer Day

20th February

World Day of Social Justice

21th February

International Mother Language Day

24th February

Central Excise Day

27th February

World NGO Day, World Sustainable Energy Day

28th February

National Science Day

28th or 29th February

Rare Disease Day

March is the third month of the year. Its the starting month of the spring season. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in March 2024.

Important Days in March 2024

01st March

Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day

03rd March

World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day

04th March

National Security Day

08th March

International Women’s Day

08th March

No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)

10th March

CISF Raising Day

9th March (Second Thursday of March)

World Kidney Day

14th March

International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day

15th March

World Consumer Rights Day

16th March

National Vaccination Day

18th March

Ordnance Factories Day (India)

20th March

International Day of Happiness, World Sparrow Day

21st March

World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2024, International Day of Nowruz, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day

22nd March

World Water Day, Bihar Day

23rd March

World Meteorological Day

24th March

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

27th March

World Theatre Day

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Important Days in April 2024

April is the fourth month of the year. There are many events occuring in this month. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in April 2024.

List of Important Days in April 2024

01st April

Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week

02nd April

World Autism Awareness Day

04th April

International Day for Mine Awareness

05th April

National Maritime Day

07th April

World Health Day

10th April

World Homeopathy Day

11th April

National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day

13th April Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (1919)

14th April

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Jayanti

17th April

World Haemophilia Day

18th April

World Heritage Day

19th April

World Liver Day

21st April

Secretaries’ Day, National Civil Service Day

22nd April

World Earth Day

23rd April

World Book and Copyright Day

24th April

National Panchayati Day

25th April

World Malaria Day

26th April

World Intellectual Property Day

27th April

World Veterinary Day

28th April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

29th April

International Dance Day

30th April

Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Important Days in May 2024

May is the fifth month of the year. There are many occasions celebrated during this month of the year. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in May 2024.

Important Days in May 2024

01st May

International Labour Day, Maharashtra Day

03rd May

Press Freedom Day

04th May

Coal miner’s day, International Firefighters Day

1st Sunday of May (7 May)

World Laughter Day

1st Tuesday of May (2 May)

World Asthma Day

2nd Sunday of May (14 May)

Mother’s Day

07th May

World Athletics Day

08th May

World Red Cross Day, World Thalassaemia Day

11th May

National Technology Day

12th May

International Nurses Day

14th May

World Migratory Day

15th May

International Day of the Family

17th May

World Telecommunication Day, World Hypertension Day

18th May

World AIDS Vaccine Day, International Museum Day

21th May

National Anti-terrorism Day

22th May

International Day for Biological Diversity

24th May

Commonwealth Day

31st May

Anti-Tobacco Day

Important Days in June 2024

June is the sixth month of the year. There are many National and International occasions occurs in this month. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in June 2024.

List of Important Days in June 2024

01st June

World Milk Day

03rd June

World Bicycle Day

04th June

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

05th June

World Environment Day

07th June

World Food Safety Day

08th June

World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumour Day

12th June

Anti-Child Labor Day

13th June

International Albinism Awareness Day

14th June

World Blood Donor Day

15th June

World Wind Day

20th June

World Refugee day

21st June

International day of yoga, World Music Day, World Hydrography Day

3rd Sunday of June (18 June)

Father’s Day

23rd June

United Nation’s public service day, International Olympic Day

26th June

International Day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Important Days in July 2024

July is the seventh month of the year. July was named in the honor of Roman dictator Julius Caesar as it is his birth month. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in July 2024.


List of Important Days & Dates in July 2024

01st July

National Doctor’s Day, Canada Day, Chartered Accountants’ Day

02nd July

World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day

03rd July

International Plastic Bag Free Day

04th July

Independence Day of USA

06th July

World Zoonoses Day

07th July

Global Forgiveness Day, World Chocolate Day, World Kiswahili Day

10th July

National Fish Farmers Day

11th July

World Population Day

12th July

World Malala day, National Simplicity Day

15th July

World Youth Skills Day, National Plastic Surgery Day

18th July

International Nelson Mandela Day

20th July

International Moon Day, World Chess Day

22nd July

World Brain Day, World Fragile X Awareness Day

23rd July

National Broadcasting Day

24th July

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

25th July

World Drowning Prevention Day

26th July

International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem

28th July

World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

29th July

International Tiger Day

30th July

International Friendship Day

Important Days in August 2024

August is the eighth month of the year. Its an important month in the Indian calendar as this is the start of monsoon month. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in August 2024.

Important Days in August 2024

01st August

World Wide Web Day, Muslim Women’s Rights Day, World Lung Cancer Day

06th August

Hiroshima Day

07th August

International Friendship Day (first Sunday), National Javelin Day, National Handloom Day

09th August

International Day of World’s Indigenous People, Nagasaki Day, Quit India Day

10th August

World Lion Day, World Biofuel Day

12th August

International Youth Day, World Elephant Day

13th August

World Organ Donation Day

14th August

Independence Day of Pakistan

15th August

Independence Day of India

19th August

World Photography Day, World Humanitarian Day

20th August

Sadbhavna Diwas, World Mosquito Day

21st August

International Day of Remembrance of & Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

23rd August

International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Abolition

26th August

International Dog Day, Women’s Equality Day

29th August

National Sports Day, Telugu Language Day, International Day against Nuclear Tests

30th August

Small Industry Day, International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, International Whale Shark Day

31st August

International Day for People of African Descent

Important Days in September 2024

September is the ninth month of the year. September comes from the Latin word Septem and Vulcan, the Roman deity of fire, is connected with the month of September. Here we have shared the important national and International days that are in September 2024.

Important Days in September 2024

02nd September

World Coconut Day

05th September

Teachers’ Day

08th September

International Literacy Day

09th September

International Day to Protect Education from Attack, World EV Day

10th September

World Suicide Prevention Day

14th September

Hindi day

15th September

Engineers’ Day, International Day of Democracy

16th September

World Ozone Day, International Day for Preservation

21st September

Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)

22nd September

Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)

23rd September

International Day of Sign Languages

26th September

Day of the Deaf, World Contraception Day

27th September

World Tourism Day, World Maritime Day

30th September

International Translation Day

Fourth Sunday of September (24 September)

World Rivers Day

Important Days in October 2024

October is the 10th month of the year. This months comes with many existing festivals and starts with monsoon season. Here we have shared with you important National and International days in October 2024.

Important Days and Dates in October 2024

01st October

International Day for the Elderly, World Vegetarian Day, International Coffee Day

02nd October

Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence

02nd October

World Habitat Day (First Monday)

04th October

World Animal Welfare Day

05th October

Ganga River Dolphin Day, World Teachers’ Day

07th October

World Cotton Day

08th October

Indian Air Force Day

09th October

World Post Office day

10th October

National Post Day, World Mental Health Day

11th October

International Girl Child Day

12th October

World Arthritis Day

13th October

UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

14th October

World Standards Day, International E-Waste Day

15th October

World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind), World Students Day, International Day of Rural Women

16th October

World Food Day

17th October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

20th October

World Osteoporosis Day, International Chefs Day, World Statistics Day

21st October

Police Commemoration Day

24th October

UN Day, World Development Information Day, International Day of Diplomats, World Polio Day

27th October

Infantry Day, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

28th October

International Animation Day

29th October

World Psoriasis Day, International Internet Day

30th October

World Thrift Day

31st October

National Unity Day, World Cities Day

Important Days and Dates in November 2024

November is the eleventh month of the year and marks the beginning of many festivities, events, and celebrations in various parts of the world. Here we have shared with you important National and International days in November 2024.

Important Days in November 2024

01st November

World Vegan Day

02nd November

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

05th November

World Tsunami Awareness Day

06th November

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

07th November

Infant Protection Day, National Cancer Awareness Day

08th December

International Day of Radiology, World Urbanism Day

09th November

Legal Services Day

10th November

Transport Day, World Science Day for Peace and Development

11th November

National Education Day

14th November

Children’s Day (Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday), Diabetes Day

16th November

National Press Day, “International Day for Tolerance

17th November

National Epilepsy Day, World COPD Day

18th November

World Adult Day, National Naturopathy Day

19th November

World Citizen Day, World Toilet Day

20th November

Africa Industrialization Day

21st November

World Television Day, World Fisheries Day

24th November

Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur

25th November

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

26th November

National Constitution Day, National Milk Day

27th November

National Organ Donation Day

29th November

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Days in December 2024

December is the twelfth month also the last month of the year. There are many exiting festivals celebrated in this month around the world. Here we have shared with you important National and International days in December 2024.

List of Important Days in December 2024

01st December

World Aids Day

02nd December

World Computer Literacy Day, International day of abolition of slavery, National Pollution Control Day

03rd December

International Day of Disabled People

04th December

Navy Day

05th December

World Soil Day, International Volunteer Day

07th December

Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day

09th December

International day against corruption

10th December

Human Right Day

11th December

International Mountain day, UNICEF Day

12th December

International Universal Health Coverage Day, International Day of Neutrality

14th December

World Energy Conservation Day

15th December

International Tea Day

18th December

Minorities Rights Day (India), International Migrants Day, World Arabic Language Day

19th December

Goa’s Liberation Day

20th December

International Human Solidarity Day

22th December

National Mathematics Day

23rd December

Kisan Divas

23rd December

National Consumers Day

25th December

Christmas Day, Good Governance Day

27th December

International day for Epidemic Preparedness

We hope this article provides all important National and International days of all months in a year. This information will be much helpful for the candidates preparing for Government and Bank exams. For more information like this visit oliveboard website.

Important days 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. When is National Farmers Day Celebrated?

Ans. The National farmers day is celebrated on 24th December.

Q2. Which exam includes questions about Important day and dates in a year?

Ans. Many Government exams like SSC, Railways, State PSC, UPSC, and many others asks questions about important days and dates.

Q3. When is Hiroshima day?

Ans. Hiroshima day is celebrated on 6th August every year.



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