List of Important Days and Dates - India and World 2016

List of Important Days and Dates, Important National and International Days useful for SSC, UPSC, IBPS, RRB, SBI Bank Exams and other competitive exams.

January 1– Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day
January 4– World Braille Day
January 6– World War Orphans Day
January 8– African National Congress Foundation Day
January 9– NRI day / Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
January 10– World Laughter Day
January 11– Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
January 12– National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
January 15– Army day
January 23– Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary
January 24– National Girl Child Day/Balika Divas (India)
January 25– National Voters day, International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day
January 26– India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day
January 27– International Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 28– Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai, Data Protection day
January 30– Martyrs’ Day; World Leprosy Eradication Day
January 31– Street Children’s Day

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February 2– World Wetlands Day
February 4– National Day of Srilanka, World Cancer Day, Facebook day
February 5– Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)
February 6– International Day against Female Genital Mutilation
February 11– World Day of the Sick
February 12– Darwin Day, World Day of the Sick
February 13– Sarojini Naydu's birthday, World Radio Day, National Womens day
February 14– Valentine Day
February 20– World Day of Social Justice
February 21– International Mother Language Day
February 22– World Thinking day, World scout day
February 23– World Peaces and Understanding Day
February 24– Central Excise Tax Day (India)
February 28– National Science Day

March 3– National Defence Day, World Wildlife Day
March 4– National Security Day, World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation
March 8– International Women’s Day; International literacy Day, World Science Day
March 9– Central Industrial Security Force Raising Day (India)
March 10– National Women and Girl's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
March 12– Commonwealth Day, Independence Day of Mauritius, Central Industrial Security Force Day, Foundation Day
March 13– World Kidney Day, World Rotaract Day
March 14– World Pie Day
March 15– World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day, World Contact day
March 16– National Vaccination Day
March 18– Ordnance Factories Day (India)
March 20– International Day of the Francophonie, World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People
March 21– International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, International Day of Forest and World Down Syndrome Day, World Wood Day, World Sleep Day, Word Sparrow day
March 22– World Day for Water
March 23– World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day (Youm­e­pakistan)
March 24– World TB Day, International Day for Achievers
March 25– International Day of Remembrance – Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 26– Bangaladesh Liberation Day, World Purple Day
March 27– World Theatre Day (World Drama Day)

April 1– Orissa Day, April Fools day
April 2– World Autism Awareness Day
April 4– International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
April 5– International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day
April 7– World Health Day
April 8– World Romani Day
April 11– National Safe Motherhood Day
April 12– World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day
April 13– Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
April 14– B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
April 15– World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue
April 17– World Haemophilia Day
April 18– World Heritage Day
April 21– Secretaries’ Day, National Civil Service Day, World Creativity and Innovation Day
April 22– World Earth Day
April 23– World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day
April 24– Panchayat Raj Day, World Lab Animals Day
April 25– World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day
April 26– World Intellectual Property Day
April 28– International Worker’s Memorial Day, World day for Safety and Health at work
April 29– International Dance Day
April 30– International Jazz Day

May 1– Workers’ Day (International Labour Day), Maharashtra Day
May 2– Press Freedom Day; World Asthma Day
May 3– International Energy Day
May 4– Coal Miners’ Day, International Firefighters’ Day
May 5– World Athletics Day, World Midwives day
May 6–  World No Diet Day
May 7– Worlds AIDS Orphans Day
May 8– World Red Cross Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War
May 9– World Thalassaemia Day, Victory Day
May 10– International Migratory Bird day
May 11– National Technology Day
May 12– World Hypertension Day; International Nurses Day
May 13– International Criminal Court Day
May 14– World Migratory day
May 15– International Day of the Family
May 17– World Telecommunication Day (Information society day), World Hypertension Day, World AIDS Vaccination day, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia
May 18– World Museum Day
May 20– World Meteorology Day
May 21– Anti-Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development
May 22– International Bio Diversity Day
May 24– Commonwealth Day
May 25– Worlds Thyroid Day, World Missing Childrens day
May 29– International Day of UN Peace Keepers
May 30– Hindi Journalism Day
May 31– World No Tobacco Day

June 1– World Milk Day (FAO), Global Parents Day
June 4– International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5– World Environment Day
June 7– International Level Crossing Awareness Day
June 8– World Oceans Day, World Brain Tumor day
June 12– World Day Against Child Labour / Child Labour Prohibition Day
June 14– World Blood Donor Day
June 15– World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 16– International Integration Day
June 17– World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 18– International Picnic Day
June 20– World Refugee Day
June 21– International Day of Yoga, World Music day
June 23– United Nations Public Service Day, International widow’s day, International Olympic day
June 26– International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
June 27– International Diabetes Day
June 29– National Statistics Day

July 1– Doctor’s Day
July 2– World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July 4– American Independence Day
July 6– World Zoonoses Day
July 7– International Day of Cooperatives, Global Forgiveness day, World Chocolate Day
July 11– World Population Day
July 12– World Malala day
July 17– World Day for International Justice
July 18– Nelson Mandela International Day
July 26– Kargil Victory day or vijay diwas
July 27– Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day
July 28– World Hepatitis Day, World Nature Conservation day
July 29– International Tiger Day

August 1– International Friendship Day
August 3– Independence Day of Niger
August 5– Independence Day of Upper Volta
August 6– Hiroshima Day
August 8– World Senior Citizen’s Day
August 9– Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day, International day of World’s indigenous people
August 12– International youth Day
August 14– Pakistan's Independence Day
August 15– Indian Independence Day
August 18– International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 19– Photography Day
August 20– Sadbhavana Diwas
August 23– International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
August 29– National Sports Day, Dhyan chand's birthday
August 30– Small Industry Day

September 2– Coconut Day
September 5– Teachers’ Day, Sanskrit Day
September 7– Forgiveness Day
September 8– World Literacy Day (UNESCO)
September 14– Hindi day, World First Aid Day
September 15– Engineers’ Day
September 16– World Ozone Day, Engineer's day in India
September 21– International Day of Peace, World Alzheimer's Day
September 22– Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
September 25– Social Justice Day
September 26– Day of the Deaf
September 27– World Tourism Day

October 1– International Day for the Elderly
October 2– Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence
October 3– World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
October 4– World Animal Welfare Day
October 5– World Teacher's Day
October 6– World Wildlife Day, World Food Security Day
October 8– Indian Air Force Day
October 9– World Post Office Day
October 10– World Mental Health day; National Post Day
October 11– International Girl Child Day
October 12– World Sight day, World Arthritis Day
October 13– UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, World Calamity Control Day
October 14– World Standards Day
October 15– World White Cane Day (guiding the blind), World Students Day
October 16– World Food Day
October 17– International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 20– World statistics day, National Solidarity Day
October 24– United Nations Day, World Development Information Day
October 30– World Thrift Day
October 31– Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel), National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

November 1– World Vegan Day
November 5– World Radiography Day
November 7– Infant Protection day; World Cancer Awareness Day
November 9– Legal Services Day
November 10– Transport Day
November 14– Children’s Day; Jawaharlal Nehru birthday, Diabetes Day
November 16– International Day for Endurance
November 17– National Epilepsy Day, Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National Journalism Day
November 18– World Adult Day
November 19– World Citizen Day
November 20– Africa Industrialization Day, Universal Children’s Day
November 21– World Television Day, World Fisheries Day
November 25– World Non-veg Day
November 26– Law Day
November 29– International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
November 30– Flag Day

December 1– World AIDS Day
December 2– World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 3– World Day of the Handicapped, World Disability Day, World Conservation Day
December 4– Indian Navy Day
December 5– International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
December 7– Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day
December 9– The International Day Against Corruption
December 10– Human Rights Day; International Children’s Day of Broadcasting
December 11– UNICEF Day, International Mountain Day
December 14– National Energy Conservation Day
December 18– Minorities Rights Day (India), International Migrants Day
December 19– Goa's Liberation Day
December 20– International Human Solidarity Day
December 23– Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) (India)
December 25– Christmas Day
December 29– International Bio-diversity Day


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