List of Important International Days and Dates of the World:

In this chapter, a list of important International Days and Days and Dates of the world has been given and important information has been given about the most important days in it. Whereas on the page all the important international days and dates are listed in a row:-

List of Important International Days:-

Dates Important International Days
Key dates for the month of January:
January 04 Louis Braille Day
January 10 World Hindi Day
January 26 International Customs Day
January 30 Sarvodaya Divas
Key dates for the month of February:
February 02 World Wetlands Day
February 04 World Cancer Day
February 14 Valentine's Day
February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day
February 21 World Scout Day
Second Sunday of February  World Marriage Day
Key dates for the month of March:
March 03 World Wildlife Day
March 08 International Women's Day
March 13 World Kidney Day
March 15 World Consumer Rights Day
March 20 World Disabled Day
March 21 World Forestry Day,
March 21 World Puppet Day
March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Apartheid (Race/Racial Discrimination)
March 21 World Poetry Day
March 22 World Water Day
March 23rd World Meteorological Day
March 24 World TB Day
March 27 World Theater Day
Key dates for the month of April:
April 01 International Fools Day
April 02 World Autism Awareness Day
April 06 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
April 07 World Health Day
April 10 World Homeopathy Day
April 14 World Aeronautics and Cosmology Day
April 17 World Hemophilia Day
April 18 World Heritage Day
April 22 International Mother Earth Day
April 23 World Book Day or World Book Copyright Day (UNESCO)
April 23 English Language Day
April 25 World Malaria Day
April 29 World Dance Day
Last Saturday of April World Veterinary Day
Key dates for the month of May:
May 01 International Labor Day
May 02 World Asthma Day
May 03 World Press Freedom Day
May 03 International Energy Day
May 03 Global Accessibility Awareness Day
First Sunday of May World Humor Day
First Tuesday of May World Asthma Day
May 08 World Red Cross Day
May 11 International Nurses Day
Second Sunday of May World Mother's Day (Mother's Day)
May 15 International Day of Families
May 17 World Telecom Day
May 18 International Museum Day
May 22 International Day of Biological Diversity
May 23rd World Biodiversity
May 24 Commonwealth Day
May 25 Africa Day
May 27 Jawaharlal Nehru's death anniversary
May 31 World Anti-Tobacco
Key dates for the month of June:
June 01 International Child Defense Day,
June 01  World Milk Day
June 04 International Day Against Torture and Trafficking in Children
June 05 World Environment Day
June 06 International Olympic Association Foundation Day
June 08 World Oceans Day
June 08 World Brain Tumor Day
June 10 Vision Resolution Day
June 12 World Child Labor Prohibition Day
June 14 World Blood Donation Day
June 16 International Day of Solidarity
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
June 18 Father's Day
June 19 World Ethnic Day
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21 International Yoga Day
June 21 World Music Day
Third Sunday of June World Fathers Day
June 23 Foundation Day of the International Olympic Association
June 23 United Nations Public Service Day
June 23 International Widows Day
June 26 International Drug Prohibition (De-Addiction/Prevention) Day
June 26 International Day Against Prostitution,
June 26 United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
June 27 World Diabetes Day
Key Dates for the Month of July:
July 01 International Joke Day
July 02 International Sports Journalists Day
July 04 American Independence Day
July 11 World Population Day
First Saturday of July International Cooperative Day
July 18 International Nelson Mandela Day
July 28 World Nature Conservation Day
Key dates for the month of August:
August 01 World Breast Milk Day
August 03 International Friendship Day
August 06 World Peace Day
August 06 Hiroshima Day
First Sunday of August International Friendship (Friendship) Day
August 08 World Senior Citizen Day,
August 12 International Youth Day
August 19 World Photography Day
August 19 World Humanitarian Day
August 20 World Mosquito Day
August 23rd International Day to Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition (UNESCO)
Key dates for the month of September:
September 02 World Coconut Day
September 08 World Literacy Day
September 11 World First Aid Day
September 14 World Day of Brotherhood and Forgiveness
September 16 World Ozone Layer Preservation Day
September 21 International Day of Peace
September 21 Alzheimer's Day
September 23rd World Deaf Day
September 24 World Cleanliness Day
September 26 World Deaf Day
September 27 World Tourism Day
September 29 World Heart Day
Last week of September World Maritime Day (IMO)
Key dates for the month of October:
October 01 International Day of Older Persons
October 01 Blood Donation Day
October 02 International Day of Nonviolence
October 03 World Habitat Day
October 03 German Unification Day
October 04 World Animal Welfare Day
October 05 World Teacher (Teacher) Day (UNESCO)
October 05 Senior Citizens Day
October 06 World Wildlife Day
First Monday of October World Habitat Day
First Monday of October World Habitat Day
October 09 World Post Day
October 10 Charkha Day
October 10 World Mental Health Day
October 12 World Sight Day
October 12 World Natural Disaster Prevention Day
October 14 World Standards Day
Second Wednesday of October International Day for the Prevention of Natural Disasters
Second Thursday of October World Sight Day
October 16 World Food Day
October 16 World Allergy Awareness Day
October 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
October 20 International Osteoporosis Day
October 21 World Iodine Deficiency Day
October 24 United Nations Foundation Day
October 24 World Polio Day
October 24 World Development Information Day
October 30 World Thrift Day
Key dates for the month of November:
November 06 International Day for the Prevention of Environmental Exploitation in War and Military Conflicts
November 09 World Service Day
November 10 World Science Day for Peace and Development (UNESCO)
November 14 World Diabetes Day
November 16 International Day of Tolerance
November 17 World Student Day
November 18 World Adults Day
November 19 World Citizen Day
November 20 Africa Industrialization Day
November 20 Universal Children's Day (UNICEF)
November 20 Child Rights Day
November 21 World Television Day
November 21 Philosophy Day at UNESCO (UNESCO)
November 25 World Non-vegetarian Prohibition Day
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
November 26 World Environment Day
Key dates for the month of December:
December 01 World AIDS Day (WHO)
December 02 International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
December 03 World Disabled Day
December 05 International Volunteer Day
December 07 International Civil Aviation Day (ICAO)
December 09 International Anti-Corruption Day
December 10 International Human Rights Day
December 10 World Broadcasting Children's Day
December 11 World Children's Fund Day
December 20 International Human Solidarity Day
December 25 Christ's Birthday/Christmas Day
December 29 World Biodiversity Day

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The beginning of celebrating International Labor Day or May Day is believed to be from 1 May 1886 when labor unions of America went on strike to keep the working hours not more than 8 hours. During this strike there was a bomb blast in Chicago's Haymarket.

Every year 'International Women's Day' is celebrated on March 8 because, in ancient Greece, a woman named Lysistrata started this movement demanding an end to war during the French Revolution, a group of Persian women marched to Versailles on this day. A front was taken out, the purpose of this front was to stop the growing atrocities on women due to the war.

World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April, because on this day on 7 April 1948 the World Health Organization was established. Whose objective is to develop mutual cooperation and standards on the health related problems of all the countries of the world.

World Laughter Day or World Laughter Day is observed every year on the first Sunday of May to raise awareness about laughter and its many healing benefits. More than 70 countries around the world celebrate World Laughter Day on the first Sunday of May.

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed every year on 2 October. This day is also celebrated as the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji was a Mahatma as well as a preacher of non-violence and truth, and his policies and ideology influenced people around the world.

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