Important Days in April 2022
April is known for the beautiful weather of spring as it is the start of warmer weather. Initially, April had 29 days but later 30th day was added by Julius Ceaser through his Julian Calendar. It’s a great month to see meteor showers. As we all know that General Awareness is the most scoring section as it takes less time to score marks and SSC exams usually ask Important days questions as well. So to boost your score below is the table of Important Days in April 2022 and some useful information provided as well.
April Fool’s Day
It is the day that celebrates the custom of playing practical jokes with friends and family. In 1562 Pope Gregory introduced the new calendar, according to which the new year day was shifted on 1st January from 1st April. Some people didn’t know about the date change and continued to celebrate the new year on 1st April, then others played tricks and called them “April Fools”.
Odisha Foundation Day
On this day in 1936, Odisha became a separate province out of Bihar and Orrisa province. So in memory of the formation of this state, this day is celebrated as Odisha Day.
International Day of Mine Awareness
On 8th December 2005, General Assembly declared that 4th April will be observed as International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance to raise awareness about the threats from the mine and explosive activities.
National Maritime Day
On this day in 1919 first Indian commercial vessel sailed from Mumbai to London. To celebrate the international trade relations and their effect on our economy 5th April is observed as National Maritime Day since 1964.
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.
This day is observed to bring peace and understanding along with community development by believing in Sport.
World Health Day
This day is celebrated to mark WHO’s founding and to raise the attention of people to the subject of major importance to global health each year.
World Homeopathy Day
On this day Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann was born, he is the founder of Homeopathy. This day is observed as World Homeopathy Day to mark the importance of homeopathy in the world of medicine.
This day is observed to honor our siblings and show affection.
National Safe Motherhood Day
This day is observed to create awareness about the maternity facilities and also proper health for lactating women.
Theme: ‘Stay at home during coronavirus, keep mother and newborn safe from coronavirus’
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
It is also known as Amritsar Massacre. On 13th April 1999, Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer ordered an open fire on a crowd of Indian civilians in Jallianwala bagh.
This day is celebrated every year to mark the birth anniversary of our first Minister of Law and Justice of Independent India who is Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar.
This day is observed to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ at the cavalry. This year it will be celebrated on 15th April 2022.
Easter Sunday is celebrated on the following Sunday of Good Friday. It is celebrated as on this day Jesus Christ was resurrected from the dead occurred on the third day of his crucifixion followed by burial.
World Haemophilia Day
This day is observed every year to honor the founder of WFH (World Federation of Haemophilia) Frank Schnavel's birth anniversary. This day is observed to increase awareness about Haemophilia Disease and other inherited bleeding disorders since 1989.
World Heritage Day
In 1983 General Assembly of UNESCO approved the existence of World Heritage day on 18th April which was announced by the Internal Council of Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS). This is observed every year to gather attention towards the preservation of Human Heritage.
National Civil Services Day
This day is celebrated to honor and to recommit Civil Servants from various parts of the country to the cause of the people. All civil servants from others’ experiences various parts of India come together, share their experiences and also learn from others’ experiences.
World Earth Day
This is day is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of the planet. It is celebrated on 22nd April to mark the anniversary of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
Theme: Climate Change
World Book and Copyright day
This day is celebrated to promote the book reading as it bridges between generations & different cultures.
English Language Day
This day is celebrated to mark both the birth and death anniversary of famous writer William Shakespeare.
National Panchayati Raj Day
Since 2010, April 24 is celebrated as National Panchayati Raj Day as a new part of the constitution Part IX was added bypassing the 73rd Amendment Act and a new 11th schedule consisting of 29 subjects within the function of panchayat's work was also added.
World Veterinary Day
This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of veterinarians among us. This day is observed on the last Saturday of April every year.
World Malaria Day
This day is celebrated since 2008 on 25th April which was developed from Africa Malaria Day. It was proposed in the session of the World Health Assembly in 2007 by African Govt.
World Intellectual Property Day
This day is observed to raise the attention towards how patents, copyrights, and trademarks impact our daily life. It is observed since 2000 by World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
This day is observed to gather the attention towards how to improve occupational safety, health and looks for continuing these efforts through several changes.
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