List of Important Days 2021: National & International dates, Month Important Days, Special Days in Month

Important Days: If you are looking for Important Days 2021 list is available on the page and aspirants who are preparing for competitive exams can check the List of International & Important Days. The observation of Month Important Days. The most important month-wise list of national and international days and dates for competitive exams preparations such as SSC CGL, CHSL, PSC, RRB NTPC, Group D, and other state exams are listed below.  Usually, these types of questions are very common and expected in competitive exams. This list of days and dates of the year is quite useful for students who are preparing for several competitive exams. So, let see the important month-wise days and dates list:

Updated: Sep 15, 2021 18:20 IST

List of Important Days 2021: National & International dates, Month Important Days, Special Days in Month

Maria Thomas

Important Days in January 2021

Month Event
January 1 New Year Day

Global Family Day

World Peace Day

Armed Medical Corps Establishment Day

January 4 World Braille Day
January 6 World War Orphans Day
January 8 African National Congress Foundation Day
January 9 NRI Day (PravasiBharatiyaDiwas)
January 10 World Laughter Day

World Hindi Day

January 11 Death anniversary of LalBahadurShastri
January 12 National Youth Day

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

January 13 Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
January 15 Army Day

Pongal, MankaraSankranti

January 19 National Immunization Day / Polio Ravivar
January 23 Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Birthday
January 24 National Girl Child Day

International Day of Education

January 25 International Customs Duty Day

India Tourism Day

National Voters Day

January 26 Republic Day of India

International Customs Day

January 27 International Holocaust Day
January 28 Birth anniversary of LalaLajpatRai

Data Protection Day

January 29 Vasant Panchami
January 30 Mahatma Gandhi's Martyrdom Day

World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Days in February 2021

Month Event
February 1 Indian Coast Guard Day

Kalpana Chawla's Death Anniversary

February 2 World Wetlands Day
February 4 World Cancer Day

National Day of Sri Lanka

February 5 Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)
February 6 International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
February 7 International Development Week

Safer Internet Day

February 10 World Pulses Day

National De-Worming Day

February 11 World Day of the Sick

Thomas Alwa Edison's Birth Anniversary

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 12 Darwin Day

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

National Productivity Day

February 13 Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary

World Radio Day

February 14 Saint Valentine's Day
February 18 TajMahotsav
February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day


February 22 World Scout Day
February 23 World Peace and Understanding Day
February 24 Central Excise Day
February 27 World Sustainable Energy Day
February 28 National Science Day

Important Days in March 2021

Month Event
March 1 Zero Discrimination Day

d Civil Defence Day

March 3 World Wildlife Day

World Hearing Day

March 4 National Security Day
March 7 Hazarat Ali's Birthday
March 8 International Women's Day

Ramakrishna Paramahansa Jayanthi

World Kidney Day

March 10 CISF Raising Day


March 11 No Smoking Day (2nd Wednesday of March)
March 12 Mauritius Day

Central Industrial Security Force Day

March 14 Pi Day

International Day of Action for Rivers

March 15 World Consumer Rights Day
March 16 National Vaccination Day
March 18 Ordnance Factories Day (India)

Global Recycling Day

March 20 International Day of Happiness

World Sparrow Day

March 21 World Forestry Day

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

World Poetry Day

World Down Syndrome Day

International Day of Nowruz

March 22 World Water Day
March 23 World Meteorological Day
March 24 World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

March 25 Ugadi or Telugu New Year

International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade

March 26 Bangladesh Liberation Day
March 27 World Theatre Day

Important Days in April 2021

Month Event
April 1 April Fools Day

Orissa Day

Prevention of Blindness week

April 2 World Autism Awareness Day

Ram Navami

April 4 International Day for Mine Awareness
April 5 National Maritime Day

International Day of Conscience

April 6 MahavirJayanti

International day of Sport for Development and Peace

April 7 World Health Day

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

April 8 World Tradition Day
April 10 Good Friday

World Homeopathy Day

April 11 National Safe Motherhood Day

National Pet Day

April 12 Easter

International Day of Human Space Flight

April 13 JallianwallahBagh Massacre Day
April 14 B. R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

World Chagas Disease day

April 17 World Haemophilia Day
April 18 World Heritage Day
April 20 Chinese Language Day 
April 21 National Civil Service Day

Secretaries' Day

World Creativity and Innovation Day

April 22 World Earth Day
April 23 World Book and Copyright Day

English Language Day

Spanish Language Day

International Girls in ICT Day

April 24 National Panchayati Day

International Day for Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

April 25 World Malaria Day

International Delegate’s Day

April 26 World Intellectual Property Day

International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day

April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Veterinary Day

April 30 Ayushman Bharat Diwas

International Jazz Day

Important Days in May 2021

Month Event
May 1 International Labour Day

Maharashtra Day

May 2 World Tuna Day
May 3 Press Freedom Day

World Laughter Day (1st Sunday of May month)

May 4 Coal miner’s day

International Firefighters Day

May 5 World Asthma Day (1st Tuesday of May Month)
May  Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday of May Month)
May 7 Worlds AIDS Orphans day

Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti

World Athletics Day

Buddha Purnima

“Veska”, the Day of Full Moon

May 8 World Red Cross Day

World Thalassaemia Day

May 9 Shankaracharya Jayanti

Victory day

May 10 Mother's Day in India (2nd Sunday of May month)
May 11 National Technology Day
May 12 International Nurses Day
May 14 World Migratory Day
May 15 International Day of Families

National Endangered Species Day (Third Friday in May)

May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace

International Day of Light

May 17 World Telecommunication Day

World Hypertension Day

May 18 World AIDS Vaccine Day

International Museum Day

Armed Forces Day (3rd Saturday of May month)

May 20 World Bee Day
May 21 National Anti-Terrorism Day

International Tea Day

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

May 22 International BioDiversity Day
May 23 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
May 24 Commonwealth Day
May 25 World Thyroid Day


National Memorial Day (Last Monday of May month)

May 29 International Day of UN PeaceKeepers
May 30 Hindi Journalism Day
May 31 Anti-Tobacco Day

Important Days in June 2021

Days Event
June 1 World Milk Day

Global Day of Parents

June 2  International Sex Workers Day
June 3 World Bicycle Day
June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5 World Environment Day

International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

June 6 Russian Language Day
June 7 World Food Safety Day

International Level Crossing Awareness Day

June 8 World Brain Tumour Day

World Oceans Day

June 12 World Day Against Child Labour
June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 15 World Wind Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 16 Martyrdom of Guru ArjanDev

International Day of Family Remittances

June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 18 International Picnic Day

Autistic Pride Day

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

June 19 World Sickle Cell Awareness Day

World Sauntering Day

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21 International Day of Yoga

World Music Day

World Hydrography Day

International Day of the Celebration of the Solstice

Father's Day (3rd Sunday of June month)

June 23 International Olympic Day

United Nations Public Service Day

International Widows’ day

June 25 Day of the Seafarer
June 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

June 27 World Diabetes Day

Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day

June 29 National Statistics Day

International Day of the Tropics

June 30 World Asteroid Day

International Day of Parliamentarism

Important Days in July 2021

Days Event
July 1 Doctor's Day

National Postal Worker Day

Canada Day

Chartered Accountant's Day (India)

National U.S. Postage Stamp Day

World Sports Journalists Day

National Gingersnap Day

July 2 World UFO Day

National Anisette Day

July 3 National Fried Clam Day
July 4 Independence Day USA

International Day of Cooperatives (1st Saturday of July)

July 6 World Zoonoses Day
July 11 World Population Day

National 7-Eleven Day

July 12 Malala Day

National Simplicity Day

Paper Bag Day

July 14 Bastille Day
July 15 World Youth Skills Day
July 17 World Day for International Justice
July 18 International Nelson Mandela Day
July 20 World Chess Day
July 22 Pi Approximation Day
July 24 National Thermal Engineers Day
July 25 National Refreshment Day (Fourth Thursday in July)
July 26 Kargil Vijay Diwas (Kargil Victory Day)
July 27 Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day
July 28 World Nature Conservation Day

World Hepatitis Day

July 29 International Tiger Day
July 30 International Day of Friendship

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

July 31 System Administrator Appreciation Day (Last Friday of July)

Important Days in August 2021

Days Event
August 1 Yorkshire Day


August 2 Friendship Day (1st Sunday of August)
August 3 Raksha Bandhan

Independence Day of Niger

August 4 U.S. Coast Guard Day
August 5 Independence Day of Upper Volta
August 6 Hiroshima Day
August 7 International Beer Day (1st Friday of August)

National Handloom Day

August 9 Quit India Movement Day

Nagasaki Day

Day of the World’s Indigenous People

August 11 National Daughter's Day
August 12 International Youth Day


August 13 International Lefthanders Day

Organ Donation Day

August 14 Pakistan's Independence Day
August 15 India's Independence Day

(UK) - Victory over Japan Day

Day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

August 16 Bennington Battle Day
August 17 Indonesian Independence Day
August 19 World Photography Day

World Humanitarian Day

August 20 World Mosquito Day

Sadbhavana Diwas

Indian AkshayUrja Day

August 21 World Senior Citizens Day

International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism

August 22 VinayagaChathurthi

International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism

August 26 Women's Equality Day
August 29 National Sports Day

International Day against Nuclear Tests

August 30 Small Industry Day


International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

August 31 Onam

Important Days in September 2021

Days Event
September 1 National Nutrition week
September  2 Coconut Day
September 3 Skyscraper Day
September 5 Teachers' Day (India)

International Day of Charity

September 7 Brazilian Independence Day

Forgiveness Day

International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

September 8 International Literacy Day
September 9 International Day to Protect Education from Attack
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
September 11 Patriot Day
September 12 United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
September 14 Hindi Diwas

World First Aid Day

September 15  Engineer's Day (India)

International Day of Democracy

September 16 Malaysia Day

World Ozone Day

International Day of Preservation

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer

September 17 World Patient Safety Day
September 18 International Equal Pay Day
September 21 International Day of Peace and Non-Violence (UN)

World Alzheimer's Day

September 22 Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)
September 23 International Day of Sign Languages
September 25 Social Justice Day
September 26 World Contraception Day

World Maritime Day

Day of the Deaf

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

September 27 World Tourism Day

World Rivers Day (Fourth Sunday of September)

September 28 World Rabies Day

International Day for Universal Access to Information

September 29 World Heart Day

International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste 

September 30 International Translation Day

Important Days in October 2021

Days Event
October 1 International Day of the Elderly (UN)

International Coffee Day

World Vegetarian Day

October 2 Gandhi Jayanti

International Day of Non-Violence

October 3 German Unity Day

World Nature Day

World Habitat Day

October 4 World Animal Welfare Day
October 5  World Habitat Day (First Monday of October)

World Teachers' Day

October 6 World Wildlife day

World Food Security day

German-American Day

October 8 World Sight Day (Second Thursday of October)

Indian Air Force Day

October 9 World Postal Day or World Post Office Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day

National Post Day

World Migratory Bird Day

October 11 International Girl Child Day
October 12 World Sight Day

World Arthritis day

October 13 World Calamity Control Day(UN)
October 14 World Standard Day
October 15 Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Global Handwashing Day

World White Cane Day

World Students Day

October 16 World Food Day
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 20 National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that Day)

World Statistics Day

October 23 Mole Day
October 24 United Nations Day

World Development Information Day

October 25 Dussehra / Dasara
October 27 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
October 30 World Thrift Day

Milad un Nabi

October 31 Halloween

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

National Integration Day

World Cities Day

Important Days in November 2021

Days Event
November  1 World Vegan Day

All Saints' Day

November  2 All Souls' Day

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

November  3 Melbourne Cup Day (1st Tuesday in November)
November  5 World Tsunami Day

National Ayurveda Day

World Radiography day

November 6 International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
November  7 Infant Protection Day

National Cancer Awareness Day

November  9 National Legal Services Day

Uttarakhand Foundation Day

Iqbal Day

Kartarpur Corridor inauguration

November  10 Transport Day

World Science Day for Peace and Development

November  11 Armistice Day (also Remembrance Day )

Veterans Day (United States)

National Education Day

November  12 World Pneumonia Day

National Broadcasting Day

November  13 World Kindness Day
November  14 Children's Day

Jawaharlal Nehru Jayanti

World Diabetes Day

Diwali / Deepavali

November  15 Jharkhand Foundation Day

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

November  16 International day for Endurance
November  17 National Epilepsy Day

National Journalism day

World Student Day

November  18 World Adult day

Territorial Army Day

November  19 World Citizen day

International Men's Day

World Toilet Day

National Integration Day

World Philosophy Day

November  20 Africa Industrialization Day

Universal Children's Day

November  21 World Television Day

World Fisheries Day

November  25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

World Non-veg day

November  26 Constitution Day of India

National Law Day

Thanksgiving Day - US (Fourth Thursday of November)

November 29 International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
November 30 (Scotland) - Saint Andrew's Day

Flag day

 Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

Important Days in December 2021

Days Event
December 1 World AIDS Day
December 2 National Pollution Control Day

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

World Computer literacy day

December 3 World Conservation Day

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 4 Indian Navy Day

International Day of Banks

December 5 International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

World Soil Day

December 7 Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

International Civil Aviation Day

December 9 International Anti-Corruption Day

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime 

December 10 Human Rights Day
December 11 International Mountain day


December 12 International Day of Neutrality

International Universal Health Coverage Day

December 14 National Energy Conservation Day
December 15 International Tea Day
December 16 Victory Day of Bangladesh

Vijay Diwas

December 18 Minorities Rights Day (India)

International Migrants Day

Arabic Language Day

December 19 Goa's Liberation Day
December 20 International Human Solidarity Day
December 22 National Mathematics Day
December 23 Kisan Divas (Farmer's Day in India)
December 24 National Consumer Rights Day
December 25 Christmas

Good Governance Day (India)

December 29 International Bio-diversity day
December 31 New Year's Eve

List of Important Days 2021 - FAQs

1. Why is it important to celebrate significant days?

The day adds fun and excitement to the lives of people. Celebrations can be incredibly fun and provide us with the perfect opportunity to engage in the joys of life such as dance, song, food, play, and laughter.

2. What is the importance of World Braille Day ?

World Braille Day celebrates the birthday of Louis Braille the inventor of braille 

3. Why is World Wetlands Day celebrated?

World Wetlands Day comemorates the Convention on Wetlands on this day1971

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