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Important Days and Dates – International

Every day has its significance to every person. But there are some special and important days that are celebrated all over the world every year globally. Basictell has bring to you some of the important days and date from the calender you should remember. These international days and dates are described here with the event name and the significance of it.

Here is the list of month-wise world’s most important, popular and special international days and dates list that celebrated all over the world.

Important Days in January

DateEventSignificance of the Day
January 1Global Family DayCelebrated every year January 1 in United States as the global day of peace and sharing.
January 4World Braille Day
January 10World Hindi dayCelebrated every year or January 10 for as the first World Hindi Conference held on that day in 1975.
January 26International Customs Day
January 27International Day of Commemoration
Last Sunday of JanuaryWorld Leprosy Eradiction Day

Important Days in February

DateEventSignificance of the Day
February 2World Wetlands Day
February 4World Cancer Day
February 5Safer Internet Day
February 6International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
February 10World Pulses Day
February 11International Day of Women and Girls
February 12International Darwin Day
February 13World Radio Day
February 14Valentine Day
February 20World Day of Social Justice
February 21International Mother Tongue DayInternational Mother Tongue Day observed on 21th February as per the recommendation by UNESCO
2nd Sunday of FebruaryWorld Marriage Day

Important Days in March

DateEventSignificance of the Day
March 1World Civil Defence Day
March 1Zero Discrimination Day
March 3World Wildlife Day
March 3World Hearing Day
March 5World disabled day
March 8International Womens Day
March 9World Kidney Day
March 13World Consumer Rights Day
March 15World Consumer Rights Day
March 15World Disable Day
March 15World Sleep Day
March 20World Sparrow DayWorld Sparrow Day is celebrated on March 20 to raise the awareness about sparrow and how to protect them in the environment.
March 20International Day of Happiness
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 21International Day of Forests
March 21World Down Syndrome Day
March 21World Poetry Day
March 22World Water Day
March 23World Meteorological Day
March 24World TB Day
March 27World Theatre Day
2nd Thursday in MarchWorld Kidney Day
2nd Wednesday in MarchNo Smoking Day

Important Days in April

DateEventSignificance of the Day
April 2World Autism Awareness Day
April 4International Mine Awareness Day
April 7World Helath Day
April 10World Homeopathy Day
April 12World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day
April 17World Haemophilia Day
April 18World Heritage Day
April 19World Liver Day
April 21Civil Service Day
April 22Earth Day
April 23World Book and Copyright DayWorld Book Day is observed on the Birth Day of famous poet Shakespeare.
April 25World Malaria Day
April 26World Intellectual Property Day
April 28World Day for Safety and Health at World
April 29World Veterinary Day
April 29International Dance Day
1st to 7th AprilPrevention of Blindness Week

Important Days in May

DateEventSignificance of the Day
May 1International Labour Day
May 3World Press Freedom Day
May 4International Firefighters’ Day
May 5World Athletics Day
May 8World Red Cross DayBirth Day of Henry Dunan, the founder of Red Cross
May 8International Thalasseamia Day
May 12International Nurse Day
May 15International Day of Families
May 17World Telecommunication Day
May 17World Hypertension Day
May 18World AIDS Vaccine Day
May 18International Museum Day
May 22International Day for Biological Diversity
May 24Commonwealth Day/td>
May 29Everest Day
May 29World No-Tobacco Day
1st Tuesday of MayWorld Asthma Day
1st Sunday of MayWorld Laughter Day

Important Days in June

DateEventSignificance of the Day
June 1World Milk Day
June 3World Bicycle Day
June 4International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5World Environment Day
June 8World Ocean Day
June 12World Day Against Child Labour
June 13International Albinism Awareness Day
June 14World Blood Donor Day
June 20World Refugee Day
June 21World Music Day
14th juneWorld Blood Donor Day
June 13International Day of Yoga
June 26International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
3rd Sunday in JuneFather’s Day

Important Days in July

DateEventSignificance of the Day
July 1Doctor’s day
July 6Word Zoonoses Day
July 11World population day
July 17World Day for International Justice
July 18Mandela Day
July 28World Hepatitis Day

Important Days in August

DateEventSignificance of the Day
August 6Hiroshima Day
August 9Nagasaki Day
August 9International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 12International Youth Day
August 19World Humanitarian Day
August 19World Photography Day
1st Sunday of AugustInternational Friendship Day
1-7th augustBreast Feeding Week

Important Days in September

DateEventSignificance of the Day
September 2World Coconut Day
September 8International Literacy Day
September 15International Day of Democracy
September 16International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone LayerFor the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.
September 21World Alzheimer’s Day
September 21International Day of Peace (United Nations)
September 23International Day of Sign Languages
September 26World Contraception Day
September 26World Maritime Day
September 27World Tourism Day
September 29World Heart Day
September 30International Translation Day
4th Sunday of SeptemberWorld River’s Day

Important Days in October

DateEventSignificance of the Day
October 1International Day of Elderly
October 1World Vegetarian Day
October 2International Non-Violence Day
October 4World Animal Day
October 5World Teachers Day
October 7World Habitat Day
October 9World Postal Day
October 11International Day of the Girl Child
October 13UN International Day for Natural Disastar Reduction
October 14World Standards Day
October 15World White Cane Day
October 15World Students’ Day
October 16World Food Day
October 24UNO Day(United Nation Day)
October 24World Development Information Day
October 30World Savings Day
2nd Thursday of OctoberWorld Sight Day
1st Monday of OctoberWorld Habitat Day

Important Days in November

DateEventSignificance of the Day
November 5World Tsunami Day
November 14World Diabetis Day
November 17International Student’s Day
November 20Africa Industrialization Day
November 21World Television Day
November 29International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Important Days in December

DateEventSignificance of the Day
December 1World Aids DayTo raise awareness about AIDS
December 3International Handicapped Day
December 5International Volunteer Day
December 10World Human Rights Day
December 11International Mountain Day
December 25Christmas Day