List of Important Days and Dates (National/International)

Important Days and Dates 2020

Important Days and Dates 2020: Here is the month-wise list of important national and international days and dates for RRB NTPC, Group D, SSC CGL, CHSL, PSC, State Exams and Other Competitive Exams. Usually, 2-3 questions from important days and dates can be seen in every competitive / government exams. This list will not only provide you glance of important days of the year but also boost your general knowledge and help you in the preparations of several competitive exams. Let's have a look at the month-wise important days and dates list:

Important Days and Dates

The list of important days and dates compiled on the basis of events and festivals in India and across the world. Check month-wise wise important days and dates:

JanuaryFebruaryMarch
AprilMayJune
JulyAugustSeptember
OctoberNovemberDecember

Important Days in January 2020

List of Important Days in January
1st January English New Year, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
Global family day, World Peace Day
4th January World Braille Day
6th January World War Orphans Day
8th January African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January Pravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10th January World LAugusthter Day, World Hindi Day
11th January Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th January National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January Army Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of Army on this day in 1949 from the British), Pongal,
Makar Sankranti
23rd January Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday
24th January National Girl Child day of India
25th January International Customs Duty Day,
India Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26th January Republic Day of India and International Customs day
27th January International Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.), International Day of Commemoration
28th January Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January Data protection day
30th January Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day
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Important Days in February 2020

List of Important Days in February
1st February Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February World Wetlands Day
4th February World Cancer Day
4th February National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February International day against female genital mutilation
7th February International Development Week
11th February World Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of February World Marriage Day
12th February Darwin Day
12th February Abraham Lincoln;s Birthday
13th February Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th February Saint Valentine's Day
18th February Taj Mahotsav
20th February World Day of Social Justice
21st February International Mother Language Day
22nd February World Scout Day
23rd February World peace and understanding day
24th February Central Excise Day
27 February World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day

Important Days in March 2020

List of Important Days in March
1st March Zero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd March World Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th March National Safety Day
8 March International Women’s Day
10 March CISF Raising Day
13 March No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 March Pi Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March World Consumer Rights Day
16 March National Vaccination Day
18 March Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March International Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 March World Forestry Day
World Down syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 March World Water Day
23rd March World Meteorological Day
24 March World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 March World Theatre Day
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Important Days in April 2020

List of Important Days in April
1 April Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 April World Autism Awareness Day
4 April International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April National Maritime Day
7 April World Health Day
10 April World Homeopathy Day
11 April National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 April Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 April World Haemophilia Day
18 April World Heritage Day
21 April National Civil Service Day, Secretaries's Day
22 April World Earth Day
23 April World Book and Copyright Day
24 April National Panchayati Day
25 April World Malaria Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day
28 April World Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day

Important Days in May 2020

List of Important Days in May
1-May International Labour Day
3-May Press Freedom Day
4-May Coal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday) Mother’s Day
8-May World Red Cross Day
9-May Victory day
11-May National Technology Day
12-May International Nurses day
14-May World Migratory day
15-May International Day of the Family
17-May World Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21-May Anti-terrorism day
24-May Commonwealth Day
31-May Anti-Tobacco Day
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Important Days in June 2020

List of Important Days in June
1-June Global Parents Day
4-June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5-June World Environment Day
7-June International level crossing awareness day
8-June World ocean day
12-June World day against child Labour
14-June World blood donor day
17-June World day to combat desertification and drought
20-June World Refugee day
21-June Father’s day, World Music day
June (3rd Sunday) Father’s Day
23-June United Nation’s public service day
23-June International Widow’s day
26-June International day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27-June World Diabetes Day

Important Days in July 2020

List of Important Days in July
1-July National Doctor’s day
1-July World UFO day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday) International Day of Cooperatives
4-July American Independence day
6-July World Zoonoses Day
11-July World Population Day
12-July World Malala day
18-July Nelson Mandela International Day
28-July World Nature conservation day
29-July International Tiger Day

Important Days in August 2020

List of Important Days in August
2-August International Friendship Day
3-August Independence day of Niger
5-August Independence day of upper Volta
6-August Hiroshima Day
9-August International day of World’s indigenous people
9-August Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12-August International Youth day
14-August Independence Day of Pakistan
15-August Independence Day of India
19-August World Photography day
20-August Sadbhavna Diwas
23-August International Day for the remembrance of
the slave trade and its abolition
29-August National Sports Day
30-August Small Industry Day

Important Days in September 2020

List of Important Days in September
5-September Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8-September World Literacy Day
14-September Hindi day, World First Air Day
15-September Engineer’s day in India
16-September World Ozone Day
21-September Alzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25-September Social justice day
26-September Day of the Deaf
27-September World Tourism Day

Important Days in October 2020

List of Important Days in October
1-October International day of the Older person
2-October Mahatma Gandhi birthday,
International day of non-violence
3-October World Habitat Day, World nature day
4-October World Animal Welfare Day
5-October World Teacher’s day
6-October World Wildlife day, World Food Security day
8-October Indian Air Force Day
9-October World Post Office day
10-October National Post Day
11-October International girl child day
12-October World Arthritis day
13-October UN International Day for National disaster reduction
14-October World Standards Day
15-October World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16-October World Food Day
17-October International day for the eradication of poverty
20-October World statistics day
24-October UN Day, World development information Day
30-October World Thrift Day
31-October Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Important Days in November 2020

List of Important Days in November
1-November World vegan day
5-November World Radiography day
7-November Infant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9-November World services day
10-November Transport Day
14-November Children’s Day in India
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16-November International day for Endurance
17-November World Student day
National Journalism day
18-November World Adult day
19-November World Citizen day
20-November Africa Industrialization Day
Universal children day
21-November World Television day
World Fisheries day
25-November World Non-veg day
26-November Law day
29-November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30-November Flag day

Important Days in December 2020

List of Important Days in December
1-December World Aids Day
2-December World Computer literacy day
International day of abolition of slavery
3-December International Day of People with disabilities
World conservation day
4-December Navy Day
5-December International volunteer day for economic and social development
7-December Armed Forces Flag Day
International civil aviation day
9-December The International day against corruption
10-December Human Right Day
11-December International Mountain day
14-December International Energy day
18-December International Migrants day
19-December Goa’s liberation day
20-December International Human solidarity
23-December Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29-December International Bio-diversity day