Most Important Days

January 9 NRI Day

January 10 World Laughter Day

January 12 National Youth Day

January 15 Army Day

January 26 India's Republic Day, International Customs Day

January 30 Martyrs' Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day

2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day

February 24 Central Excise Day

February 28 National Science Day

Second Monday March Commonwealth Day

March 8 International Women's Day; Intl. literacy Day

March 15 World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day

March 18 Ordnance Factories Day (India)

March 21 World Forestry Day; International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 22 World Day for Water

March 23 World Meteorological Day

March 24 World TB Day

April 5 International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day

April 7 World Health Day

April 17 World Haemophilia Day

April 18 World Heritage Day

April 21 Secretaries' Day

April 22 Earth Day

April 23 World Book and Copyright Day

May 1 Workers' Day (International Labour Day)

May 3 Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day

May 2nd Sunday Mother's Day

May 4 Coal Miners' Day

May 8 World Red Cross Day

May 9 World Thalassaemia Day

May 11 National Technology Day

May 12 World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day

May 15 International Day of the Family

May 17 World Telecommunication Day

May 24 Commonwealth Day

May 31 Anti-tobacco Day

June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5 World Environment Day

June 3rd Sunday Father's Day

June 14 World Blood Donor Day

June 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

July 1 Doctor's Day

July 6 World Zoonoses Day

July 11 World Population Day

August 3 Internatioal Friendship Day

August 6 Hiroshima Day

August 8 World Senior Citizen's Day

August 9 Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day

August 15 Indian Independence Day

August 18 IntI. Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

August 19 Photography Day

August 29 National Sports Day

September 2 Coconut Day

September 5 Teachers' Day; Sanskrit Day

September 8 World Literacy Day (UNESCO)

September 15 Engineers' Day

September 16 World Ozone Day

September 21 Alzheimer's Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)

September 22 Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)

September 26 Day of the Deaf

September 27 World Tourism Day

October 1 International Day for the Elderly

October 2 Gandhi Jayanthi

October 3 World Habitat Day

October 4 World Animal Welfare Day

October 8 Indian Air Force Day

October 9 World Post Office Day

October 10 National Post Day

October 2nd Thursday World Sight Day

October 13 UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14 World Standards Day

October 15 World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)

October 16 World Food Day

October 24 UN Day; World Development Information Day

October 30 World Thrift Day

November 9 Legal Services Day

November 14 Children's Day; Diabetes Day

November 17 National Epilepsy Day

November 20 Africa Industrialisation Day

November 29 International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

December 1 World AIDS Day

December 3 World Day of the Handicapped

December 4 Indian Navy Day

December 7 Indian Armed Forces Flag Day

December 10 Human Rights Day; IntI. Children's Day of Broadcasting

December 18 Minorities Rights Day (India)

December 23 Kisan Divas (Farmer's Day) (India)