Important Days in April 2022:List of National, International Days & Events

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Mar 7, 2022, 8:50

There are various holidays and festivals earmarked to commemorate the Important Days in April. They are both of national as well as international significance. Communities worldwide celebrate them with great enthusiasm. The celebrations reflect the acceptance of diverse cultures, ethnicities, races, classes, and creeds.

List of Important Days in April Month

Enclosed below is a calendar of significant national and international holidays in April


April 2022 Important Days

1st April

April Fool's Day

Odisha Foundation Day

4th April

International Day for Mine Awareness

7th April

World Health Day

10th April

World Homeopathy Day

National Siblings Day

11th April

National Safe Motherhood Day

13th April

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day

14th April

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

15th April

Good Friday

17th April

World Haemophilia Day


18th April

World Heritage Day

21st April

National Civil Service Day

Secretaries' Day

22nd April

World Earth Day

23rd April

World Book and Copyright Day

24th April

National Panchayati Raj Day

World Veterinary Day

25th April

World Malaria Day

26th April

World Intellectual Property Day

28th April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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April 2022 Important Days - Overview

  • 1st April 2022

The origins of April Fool's Day are unknown. Some historians believe the day can be traced back to 1852, when France moved from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, while others believe it is linked to the change of seasons.

Odisha commemorates Foundation Day as it became a distinct province on 1st April 1936.

  • 4th April 2022

One of the most important days in April, International Mine Awareness Day, is celebrated on 4th April every year. The society commemorates it to raise awareness of the dangers that landmines pose to civilian populations' safety and encourage state governments to implement mine-clearing programs.

  • 7th April 2022

This list of important days in April is incomplete without mentioning World Health Day. We've been observing this day worldwide since the 1950s. The World Health Organization is in charge of several initiatives and agreements.

  • 13th April 2022

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on 13th April 1919 and is also known as the Amritsar Massacre. On this day in Amritsar, British forces opened fire on unarmed Indians. General Reginald Dyer had ordered the fire.

  • 14th April 2022

To honour B.R. Ambedkar's memory, B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day is celebrated on 14th of April. Dr Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician and civil rights crusader, was born on this day.

  • 15th April 2022

Christians celebrate Christ's crucifixion on Good Friday, falling on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day, people observe a fast, go to church, and remember Jesus Christ's sacrifice. Black Friday, Holy Friday, and Great Friday are all names for the same day.

  • 17th April 2022

We commemorate World Haemophilia Day to raise awareness about hereditary bleeding diseases. The World Federation of Haemophilia established World Haemophilia Day in 1989 to celebrate the birthday of its founder, Frank Schnabel.

The Easter holiday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from the dead. The date fluctuates from year to year.

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FAQs on Important days in April

What are the important days in April?

In April, the most important days are World Health Day, World Heritage Day, Easter, Good Friday, and World Homeopathy Day.

Why is April important?

According to Greek myth, Aprilis was close to Goddess Venus. Hence, the month was named April.

When is Good Friday celebrated in April?

Good Friday falls on 15th April in 2022.

When is World Heritage Day Celebrated in April?

Every Year World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18th April.