Important Days and Dates 2024

Important Days and Dates 2024: 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 exam. This list will not only provide you a glance at important days of the year but also boost your general knowledge and help you in the preparations for upcoming competitive exams. Let's have a look at the month-wise important days and dates list:

Important Days 2024- Month-wise

Learning about Important Days & Dates is an essential part of education and personal development and helps to build a better understanding of the world and the people who inhabit it. The list of important days and dates is compiled based on events and festivals in India and across the world. Check month-wise wise important days and dates:

Important Days & Dates in January 2024

List of Important Days in January 2024
1st JanuaryEnglish New Year, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
Global family day, World Peace Day
4th JanuaryWorld Braille Day
6th JanuaryWorld War Orphans Day
8th JanuaryAfrican National Congress Foundation Day
9th JanuaryPravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10th JanuaryWorld LAugusthter Day, World Hindi Day
11th JanuaryDeath anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th JanuaryNational Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th JanuaryArmy Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of Army on this day in 1949 from the British), Pongal,
Makar Sankranti
23rd JanuaryNetaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday
24th JanuaryNational Girl Child day of India
25th JanuaryIndia Tourism Day,
National Voters Day
26th JanuaryRepublic Day of India and International Customs day
27th JanuaryInternational Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.), International Day of Commemoration
28th JanuaryBirth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th JanuaryData protection day
30th JanuaryMahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
World Leprosy Eradication Day

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Important Days & Dates in February 2024

List of Important Days in February 2024
1st FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
2nd FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day
4th FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
4th FebruaryNational Day of Sri Lanka
6th FebruaryInternational day against female genital mutilation
7th FebruaryInternational Development Week
11th FebruaryWorld Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of FebruaryWorld Marriage Day
12th FebruaryDarwin Day
12th FebruaryAbraham Lincoln's Birthday
13th FebruarySarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th FebruarySaint Valentine's Day
18th FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20th FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21st FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22nd FebruaryWorld Scout Day
23rd FebruaryWorld peace and understanding day
24th FebruaryCentral Excise Day
27 FebruaryWorld Sustainable Energy Day
28 FebruaryNational Science Day

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Important Days & Dates in March 2024

List of Important Days in March 2024
1st MarchZero Discrimination Day
World Civil Defence Day
3rd MarchWorld Wildlife Day
World Hearing Day
4th MarchNational Safety Day
8 MarchInternational Women’s Day
10 MarchCISF Raising Day
13 MarchNo Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
14 MarchPi Day
International Day of Action for Rivers
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights Day
16 MarchNational Vaccination Day
18 MarchOrdnance Factories Day (India)
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness
World Sparrow Day
21 MarchWorld Forestry Day
World Down syndrome Day
World Poetry Day
22 MarchWorld Water Day
23rd MarchWorld Meteorological Day
24 MarchWorld Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day

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Important Days & Dates in April 2024

List of Important Days in April 2024
1 AprilOrissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 AprilWorld Autism Awareness Day
4 AprilInternational Day for Mine Awareness
5 AprilNational Maritime Day
7 AprilWorld Health Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy Day
11 AprilNational Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 AprilJallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 AprilWorld Haemophilia Day
18 AprilWorld Heritage Day
21 AprilNational Civil Service Day, Secretaries's Day
22 AprilWorld Earth Day
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Day
25 AprilWorld Malaria Day
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property Day
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day

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Important Days & Dates in May 2024

List of Important Days in May
1st MayInternational Labour Day
3rd MayPress Freedom Day
4th MayCoal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday)Mother’s Day
8th MayWorld Red Cross Day
9th MayVictory day
11th MayNational Technology Day
12th MayInternational Nurses day
14th MayWorld Migratory day
15th MayInternational Day of the Family
17th MayWorld Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21st MayAnti-terrorism day
24th MayCommonwealth Day
31st MayAnti-Tobacco Day

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Important Days & Dates in June 2024

List of Important Days in June 2024
1st JuneWorld Milk Day
Global Parents Day
2nd JuneInternational Sex Workers Day
Telangana Formation Day
3rd JuneWorld Bicycle Day
4th JuneInternational Day of Innocent
Children Victims of Aggression
5th JuneWorld Environment Day
7th JuneWorld Food Safety Day
International Level Crossing Awareness Day
8th JuneWorld Oceans Day
World Brain Tumour Day
12th JuneWorld Day Against Child Labour
14th JuneWorld Blood Donor Day
15th JuneGlobal Wind Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
17th JuneWorld Day to Combat
Desertification and Drought
18th JuneAutistic Pride Day
19th JuneWorld Fathers’ Day (Every 3rd Sunday of June)
World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
World Sauntering Day
20th JuneWorld Refugee Day
21st JuneWorld Hydrography Day
International Yoga Day
World Music day
June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
23rd JuneInternational Olympic Day
United Nations Public Service Day
International Widow’s Day
26th JuneInternational Day against
Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27th JuneWorld Diabetes Day
30th JuneWorld Asteroid Day

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Important Days & Dates in July 2024

Check the complete List of Important Days in July 2024 from the below table. 

List of Important Days in July 2024
1st JulyNational Doctor’s Day, National Postal Worker Day, Chartered Accountants Day
2nd JulyWorld UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday)International Day of Cooperatives
4th JulyAmerican Independence day
6th JulyWorld Zoonoses Day
11th JulyWorld Population Day
12th JulyWorld Malala day
17th JulyWorld Day for International Justice
18th JulyNelson Mandela International Day
28th JulyWorld Nature Conservation Day
29th JulyInternational Tiger Day

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Important Days & Dates in August 2024

List of Important Days in August 2024
2nd AugustInternational Friendship Day
3rd AugustIndependence Day of Niger
5th AugustIndependence day of upper Volta
6th AugustHiroshima Day
9th AugustInternational Day of World’s Indigenous People
9th AugustQuit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12th AugustInternational Youth day
14th AugustIndependence Day of Pakistan
15th AugustIndependence Day of India
19th AugustWorld Photography day
20th AugustSadbhavna Diwas
23rd AugustInternational Day for the Remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29th AugustNational Sports Day
30th AugustSmall Industry Day

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Important Days & Dates in September 2024

List of Important Days in September 2024
5th SeptemberTeachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8th SeptemberWorld Literacy Day
14th SeptemberHindi day, World First Air Day
15th SeptemberEngineer’s day in India
16th SeptemberWorld Ozone Day
21st SeptemberAlzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25th SeptemberSocial justice day
26th SeptemberDay of the Deaf
27th SeptemberWorld Tourism Day

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Important Days & Dates in October 2024

List of Important Days in October 2024
1st OctoberInternational Day of the Older person
2nd OctoberMahatma Gandhi's birthday,
International Day of non-violence
3rd OctoberWorld Habitat Day, World Nature Day
4th OctoberWorld Animal Welfare Day
5th OctoberWorld Teacher’s Day
6th OctoberWorld Wildlife Day, World Food Security Day
8th OctoberIndian Air Force Day
9th OctoberWorld Post Office day
10th OctoberNational Post Day
11th OctoberInternational Girl Child Day
12th OctoberWorld Arthritis day
13th OctoberUN International Day for National Disaster Reduction
14th OctoberWorld Standards Day
15th OctoberWorld White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16th OctoberWorld Food Day
17th OctoberInternational day for the eradication of poverty
20th OctoberWorld statistics day
24th OctoberUN Day, World Development Information Day
30th OctoberWorld Thrift Day
31st OctoberRastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

Important Days in November 2024

List of Important Days in November 2024
1st NovemberWorld vegan day
5th NovemberWorld Radiography day
7th NovemberInfant Protection day
World Cancer Awareness Day
9th NovemberWorld services day
10th NovemberTransport Day
14th NovemberChildren’s Day in India
Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16th NovemberInternational day for Endurance
17th NovemberWorld Student day
National Journalism day
18th NovemberWorld Adult day
19th NovemberWorld Citizen day
20th NovemberAfrica Industrialization Day
Universal children day
21st NovemberWorld Television day
World Fisheries day
25th NovemberWorld Non-veg day
26th NovemberLaw day
29th NovemberInternational Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30th NovemberFlag day

Important Days in December 2023

List of Important Days in December 2023
1-DecemberWorld Aids Day
2-DecemberWorld Computer literacy day
International day of abolition of slavery
3-DecemberInternational Day of People with disabilities
World conservation day
4-DecemberNavy Day
5-DecemberInternational volunteer day for economic and social development
7-DecemberArmed Forces Flag Day
International civil aviation day
9-DecemberThe International day against corruption
10-DecemberHuman Right Day
11-DecemberInternational Mountain day
14-DecemberInternational Energy day
18-DecemberInternational Migrants day
19-DecemberGoa’s liberation day
20-DecemberInternational Human solidarity
23-DecemberKisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29-DecemberInternational Bio-diversity day

Importance of Learning Important Days and Dates

Here are some key reasons why learning about important days and dates is essential:

1. Historical significance: Many important dates and events are historically significant and have shaped the course of human history. Learning about these events and dates helps individuals understand the background, causes, and effects of historical events that have a significant impact on the world today.

2. Cultural awareness: Many important dates and events are associated with cultural and religious celebrations, such as Diwali, Christmas, and Eid. Learning about these events and dates helps individuals understand different cultures, customs, and traditions. This can promote cultural understanding and help to build bridges between people of different cultures.

3. Social movements: Many important dates and events are associated with social movements and protests, such as International Women's Day, Earth Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Learning about these events and dates can raise awareness about social issues and inspire individuals to become involved in creating positive social change.

4. Personal development: Learning about important dates and events can also help in personal development. It helps in increasing general knowledge and improving memory skills. It also helps in developing critical thinking skills, as individuals can analyze the significance of events and draw conclusions based on their understanding.

In conclusion, learning about important days and dates has significant importance, both in terms of understanding historical events and cultural traditions and in promoting awareness about social issues and movements. 

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