List of Important Days in December Month 2022

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Mar 2, 2022, 4:08

There are various holidays and festivals earmarked to observe the Important Days in December. December is the year's twelfth and final month. In the Northern Hemisphere, winter begins on December 21 or 22 (December solstice).

List of Important Days in December Month

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


Important Days in December

1st December

World AIDS Day

2nd December

National Pollution Control Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, World Computer Literacy Day

3rd December

World Day of the Handicapped or International Day of Persons with Disabilities

4th December

Indian Navy Day

5th December

International Volunteer Day, World Soil Day

6th December

BR Ambedkar's death anniversary, National Microwave Oven Day

7th December

Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day

9th December

International Anti-Corruption Day

10th December

Human Rights Day, Death Anniversary of Alfred Nobel

11th December

International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day

12th December

Universal Health Coverage Day

14th December

National Energy Conservation Day

16th December

Vijay Diwas

18th December

Minorities Rights Day in India, International Migrants Day

19th December

Goa's Liberation Day

20th December

International Human Solidarity Day

22nd December

National Mathematics Day

23rd December

Kisan Diwas

24th December

National Consumer Rights Day

25th December

Christmas Day

25th December

Good Governance Day (India)

31st December

New Year's Eve

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December 2022 Important Days - Overview

There are several important days in December. Some of these days are discussed in detail below:

  • World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every year on 1st December to raise HIV awareness and information and push for action to end the epidemic. It was the first time it was noticed in 1988.

  • Armed forces Flag Day

On 7th December, the Armed Forces Flag Day is held across the country to raise cash from the general public and honour the heroes and men who fought bravely on the frontiers to protect the country's honour.

  • Human Rights Day

10th December is Human Rights Day. The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. This day is dedicated to ensuring that everyone's fundamental human rights and freedoms are protected.

  • International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day is marked every year on 11th December to educate students and the general public about the value of mountains in supplying freshwater, renewable energy, food, and recreation. The topic for 2021 is "Sustainable Mountain Tourism."

  • Universal Health Coverage Day

On 12th December 2017, the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 72/138, declaring 12th December as International Health Coverage Day (UHC). The goal of the day is to raise awareness about the importance of strong and resilient health systems and universal health care among multi-stakeholder partners.

There are various important days in December. It would help if you memorized them as they are essential from an exam point of view.

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FAQs on Important Days in December

When is the Kisan Diwas celebrated in December?

The Kisan Diwas is celebrated every year on 23rd December in India.

Which famous festival is celebrated on 25th December?

Christmas is celebrated throughout the world on 25th December.

When is Goa's Liberation Day celebrated in December?

The Goa liberation day is celebrated every year on 19th December.

What are the important days in December?

In December, the most important days are Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, National Mathematics Day, National Energy Conservation Day, International Mountain Day, International Anti-Corruption Day, International Volunteer Day, World Soil Day, and World AIDS Day