Important Days and Dates 2022: National & International Days Month-Wise

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : October 27th, 2022

Important Days and Dates 2022: Every month has some important days and events to commemorate and honour the things which happened. We've compiled a month-wise list of important national and international days and dates throughout the year. Some very popular SSC exams are just around the corner such as CGL, MTS, Selection Post, etc. One common subject in all these exams is General Awareness. Reading about these important days in 2022 will help you in securing good marks in the general awareness section of various competitive exams. The list of special and important days will help candidates in attempting such questions with 100% accuracy which might be helpful in clearing the exam.

At least 2 to 3 questions from this list of important days and dates can be seen in every exam making it an important topic for those students who are preparing for it. So, to score better, you need to remember these important dates and days of National and International events held throughout the year.

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Important Days

Knowing important days and dates is mandatory for the candidates to clear any competitive exam. Every exam contains at least 2-3 questions related to important days. Hence, candidates must remember all these important days celebrated throughout the year. Scroll on to find out month-wise list of important national and international days and dates for 2022.

List of Important Days and Dates in 2022

Here is the list of month-wise important dates and days for national and international events which will boost your general knowledge and increase your chances of scoring well in various competitive exams like SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, SSC MTS, etc. You can keep this page bookmarked and revise these important dates and days on a time-to-time basis before the exam.

Importance of Knowing Important Days & Dates

We witness various important days and dates every month to celebrate a particular event that happened on that particular date. Knowing some of these dates are important from the exam point of view. Every competitive exam like UPSC, SSC, Bank, etc. comprises at least 2-3 questions about a celebration of the important days. Hence, it is mandatory for the candidates to know the important days celebrated across the world.

Important Days in January

There are many important days in January that you must know to prepare well for the General Awareness section of the SSC exams. Some important national and international days in January 2022 are as follows:

List of Important Days in January 2022

01 January

New Year’s Day, Global Family Day

04 January

World Braille Day

06 January

World War Orphans Day

08 January

African National Congress Foundation Day

09 January

NRI Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas)

10 January

World Hindi Day

11 January

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, National Road Safety Week starts, Death Anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

12 January

National Youth Day

14 January

Makar Sankranti, Lohri Day, Pongal

15 January

Indian Army Day

18 January

National Immunization Day (Polio Day)

23 January

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birthday

24 January

National Girl Child Day

25 January

National Tourism Day, National Voters Day

26 January

Republic Day of India, International Customs Day

27 January

International Holocaust Day, International Day of Commemoration

28 January

Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai, Data Protection Day

30 January

World Leprosy Eradication Day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s Day)

Important Days in February 2022

February is already fascinating having lesser days and getting aware of all the important days in February 2022 will make you exam-ready and add benefits to your personal knowledge at once. Here we have shortlisted the most important dates and days of February 2022 from the competitive exam perspective. These important days of February are important for the upcoming SSC and Railway exams.

Important Days in February 2022

01 February

Indian Coast Guard Day

02 February

World Wetlands Day

04 February

World Cancer Day, National Day of Sri Lanka

06 February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

08 February

Safer Internet Day (second day of the second week of February)

10 February

National De-worming Day

11 February

International Day of Women and Girls in Science, World Day of the Sick

Second Sunday of February

World Marriage Day

12 February

National Productivity Day, Darwin Day, Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

13 February

World Radio Day, National Women's Day (Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary)

14 February

Valentine's Day

20 February

World Day of Social Justice

21 February

International Mother Language Day

24 February

Central Excise Day

27 February

World NGO Day, World Sustainable Energy Day

28 February

National Science Day

28 or 29 February

Rare Disease Day

Important Days and Dates in March 2022

March is a month that centres around our wellbeing and has numerous days that appear to produce cognizance among individuals concerning their wellbeing. Public Vaccination Day, World Oral Health Day, Self-Injury Awareness Day, No Smoking Day, and so forth are some significant days set apart in March. The table below additionally gives a list of worldwide important days in March 2022.

List of Important Days in March 2022

01 March

Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day

03 March

World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day

04 March

National Security Day

08 March

International Women’s Day

09 March

No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)

10 March

CISF Raising Day

10 March (Second Thursday of March)

World Kidney Day

14 March

International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day

15 March

World Consumer Rights Day

16 March

National Vaccination Day

18 March

Ordnance Factories Day (India)

20 March

International Day of Happiness, World Sparrow Day

21 March

World Forestry Day, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day

22 March

World Water Day, Bihar Day

23 March

World Meteorological Day

24 March

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

27 March

World Theatre Day

Important Dates and Days in April

In April, the spring season begins in the Southern Hemisphere, and the month is related to the birth blossom Daisy or Sweet Pea. The notorious Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre occurred on the thirteenth of this current month in Punjab India in the year 1919. This month notices other significant dates like World Autism Awareness Day, World Earth Day, B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day, and so on. Check a list of important days in April 2022 below to prepare well for the upcoming competitive exams.

List of Important Days in April

01 April

Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week

02 April

World Autism Awareness Day

04 April

International Day for Mine Awareness

05 April

National Maritime Day

07 April

World Health Day

10 April

World Homeopathy Day

11 April

National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day

13 April

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (1919)

17 April

World Haemophilia Day

18 April

World Heritage Day

19 April

World Liver Day

21 April

Secretaries' Day, National Civil Service Day

22 April

World Earth Day

23 April

World Book and Copyright Day

24 April

National Panchayati Day

25 April

World Malaria Day

26 April

World Intellectual Property Day

28 April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

29 April

International Dance Day

30 April

Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Important Days in May 2022

May recognizes the diverse working gatherings and imprint days, for example, International Labor Day, Coal Miners Day, International Firefighter's Day, International Nurses Day, and so forth. In the Gregorian schedule, May is the fifth month of the year. The month additionally addresses some significant issues by perceiving World Asthma Day, National Anti-Terrorism Day, and National Endangered Species Day. Check some important days in May 2022 through the table below.

Important Days in May

01 May

International Labour Day, Maharashtra Day

03 May

Press Freedom Day

04 May

Coal miner’s day, International Firefighters Day

1st Sunday of May

World Laughter Day

1st Tuesday of May

World Asthma Day

2nd Sunday of May

Mother’s Day

07 May

World Athletics Day

08 May

World Red Cross Day, World Thalassaemia Day

11 May

National Technology Day

12 May

International Nurses Day

14 May

World Migratory Day

15 May

International Day of the Family

17 May

World Telecommunication Day, World Hypertension Day

18 May

World AIDS Vaccine Day, International Museum Day

21 May

National Anti-terrorism Day

22 May

International Day for Biological Diversity

24 May

Commonwealth Day

31 May

Anti-Tobacco Day

Important Days and Dates of June 2022

This month draws mindfulness concerning significant issues in the diverse field of life. Occasions like World Environment Day, World Food Safety Day, International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and International Day in Support of Victims of Torture are set apart in June month. Get the list of special days of June month here.

Important Days in June

01 June

World Milk Day

03 June

World Bicycle Day

04 June

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

05 June

World Environment Day

07 June

World Food Safety Day

08 June

World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumour Day

12 June

Anti-Child Labor Day

13 June

International Albinism Awareness Day

14 June

World Blood Donor Day

15 June

World Wind Day

20 June

World Refugee day

21 June

International day of yoga, World Music Day, World Hydrography Day

3rd Sunday of June

Father’s Day

23 June

United Nation’s public service day

23 June

United Nations Public Service Day, International Olympic Day

26 June

International Day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking

Important Days and Dates in July 2022

Some important days in July include USA Independence Day, Kargil Vijay Diwas (India), International Nelson Mandela Day, World Nature Conservation Day, etc. The following table marks all important days in July 2022:

Important Days & Dates in July

01 July

National Doctor’s Day, Canada Day, Chartered Accountants’ Day

02 July

World UFO Day

04 July

Independence Day of USA

06 July

World Zoonoses Day

11 July

World Population Day

12 July

World Malala day, National Simplicity Day

18 July

International Nelson Mandela Day

28 July

World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

29 July

International Tiger Day

Important Days in August 2022

The month of August imprints the Independence Day of nations like Pakistan, India, and Indonesia. Other significant dates of August month incorporate Women's Equality Day, Friendship Day, International Youth Day, Day of the World's Indigenous People, and so on. Check some important days and dates in August mentioned in the table below.

Important Days in August

01 August

World Wide Web Day

06 August

Hiroshima Day

07 August

International Friendship Day (first Sunday), National Handloom Day

09 August

International Day of World’s Indigenous People, Nagasaki Day, Quit India Day

12 August

International Youth Day, World Elephant Day

14 August

Independence Day of Pakistan

15 August

Independence Day of India

19 August

World Photography Day

20 August

Sadbhavna Diwas, World Mosquito Day

23 August

International Day for the Remembrance of Slave Trade and Abolition

26 August

International Dog Day

29 August

National Sports Day, Telugu Language Day

30 August

Small Industry Day

Important Days in September 2022

September notices significant days like World Suicide Prevention Day, International Literacy Day, International Day of Peace and Non-Violence (UN), World Heart Day, World Ozone Day, and so on. Get to know all important dates and days in September 2022 through the table below.

Important Days in September

02 September

Coconut Day

05 September

Teachers’ Day

08 September

International Literacy Day

14 September

Hindi day

15 September

Engineers’ Day, International Day of Democracy

16 September

World Ozone Day, International Day for Preservation

21 September

Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)

22 September

Rose Day (Welfare of Cancer patients)

23 September

International Day of Sign Languages

26 September

Day of the Deaf, World Contraception Day

27 September

World Tourism Day, World Maritime Day

30 September

International Translation Day

Fourth Sunday of September

World Rivers Day

Important Days in October

In October, we celebrate the birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Other important dates and days in October are Indian Air Force Day, World Animal Welfare Day, etc. Check out the table below to know the Important days in October 2022.

Important Days and Dates in October 2022

01 October

International Day for the Elderly

02 October

Gandhi Jayanthi, International Day of Non-Violence

03 October

World Habitat Day (First Monday)

04 October

World Animal Welfare Day

08 October

Indian Air Force Day

09 October

World Post Office day

10 October

National Post Day, World Mental Health Day

11 October

International Girl Child Day

12 October

World Arthritis Day

13 October

UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

14 October

World Standards Day

15 October

World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind), World Students Day

16 October

World Food Day

20 October

World Statistics Day

24 October

UN Day, World Development Information Day

30 October

World Thrift Day

31 October

National Unity Day

Important Days and Dates in November 2022

In India, Children’s Day is celebrated on the 14th of November, remembering India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. All other important days in November 2022 are listed below. Have a look!

Important Days in November 2022

01 November

World Vegan Day

05 November

World Tsunami Day

07 November

Infant Protection Day, National Cancer Awareness Day

09 November

Legal Services Day

10 November

Transport Day

14 November

Children’s Day (Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday), Diabetes Day

17 November

National Epilepsy Day

18 November

World Adult Day

19 November

World Citizen Day

20 November

Africa Industrialization Day

21 November

World Television Day

29 November

International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Days in December 2022

December is the last month of consistency and accompanies delight and celebrations like Christmas Day and New Year's Eve. Other important days of December month are World AIDS Day, Human Rights Day, International Human Solidarity Day, Minorities Rights Day (India), and so forth.

List of Important Days in December

01 December

World Aids Day

02 December

World Computer Literacy Day, International day of abolition of slavery, National Pollution Control Day

03 December

International Day of Disabled People

04 December

Navy Day

07 December

Indian Armed Forces Flag Day, International Civil Aviation Day

09 December

International day against corruption

10 December

Human Right Day

11 December

International Mountain day

14 December

World Energy Conservation Day

18 December

Minorities Rights Day (India), International Migrants Day

19 December

Goa’s Liberation Day

22 December

National Mathematics Day

23 December

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Important Days PDF

Get the link to download important days PDF here for all 12 months of the year. 2-3 questions from these special days might be asked in the general awareness section of competitive exams. So, what are you waiting for? Start your preparations now by reading from the list of special days given in this article.

Important Days PDF

 

List of Special Days

Check the following articles on important days in a year for each month to widen your knowledge. Prepare for each month one by one by utilizing 15 to 30 minutes every day to have a good hold on the significant events.

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FAQs on Important Days

  • Knowing the important days will help in scoring in the GK section of various exams. You can expect 2 to 3 questions from important days and dates in the general awareness section of any competitive exam. Utilise 15 minutes of your time every day to read the month-wise days and dates available in this article to score well in it.

  • If you are preparing for any competitive exams, then it is best to download the important days PDF from the links given above. Learn some month-wise important days and dates in a year as they secure a high weightage in the general awareness section of the exam.

  • Candidates often find it difficult to remember all important days and dates in a year. Follow the tips written below to score well in this subtopic of the General knowledge section of the exam:

    • Give more priority to the last 3 months' important days and dates as per the exam dates.
    • Do not try to memorise important days for all months in one go. Read the list for a particular month every twice or thrice a day to memorise them.
  • Some important dates and days in January are as follows:

    • 01 January - Global Family Day, New Year’s Day
    • 12 January - National Youth Day
    • 15 January - Indian Army day
    • 24 January - National Girl Child Day 
    • 26 January - Republic day of India
  • Some events from the list of important days and dates in May 2022 are given here for your convenience:

    • 01 May - Workers’ Day (International Labour Day)
    • 03 May - World Asthma Day
    • 11 May - National Technology Day
    • 18 May - World AIDS Vaccine Day
    • 24 May - Commonwealth Day
  • As per the list of special days, the Hindi Diwas is celebrated on 14 September every year. It is to mark the adaptation of Hindi as the official language of India.

  • Every year, Friendship day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August month. In 2022, it is going to be celebrated on 7th August.

  • There are around nine important days in July that every candidate must know about. Some important days in July 2022 are:

    • 01 July: National Doctor’s Day, Canada Day, Chartered Accountants’ Day
    • 02 July: World UFO Day
    • 04 July: Independence Day of USA
    • 06 July: World Zoonoses Day
    • 11 July: World Population Day
  • The month of August holds a special place in our hearts as Independence Day of India is celebrated in this month. There are around 15 important days in August. We have listed down these important days and dates of August 2022 in this post.

  • In this article, we have provided a list of special days for every month. Candidates preparing for SSC exams must know the important and special days celebrated throughout the year.

  • There are several Important Days throughout the year. In September, some of the few important days are International Literacy Day, International Day of Peace and Non-Violence (UN), World Heart Day, World Ozone Day etc. You can check out the important days & dates month-wise in the above article.

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