List of Important Days & Dates 2021 (National & International): Month-Wise

By Avinash Kumar|Updated : November 6th, 2021

Important Days and Dates 2021: Today, we will share a month-wise list of important national and international days and dates for Competitive Exams. Usually, 2-3 questions from this list can be seen in every competitive exam, making it a very important topic for students honestly preparing for the government exams.

The list of important dates and days of the year mentioned below are divide across all the months. Month-wise important dates and days are easy to memorize and revise. Completing this topic will ensure at least 2-3 questions in the examination.

So, in order to prepare better, you need to remember this list of important dates and days of the year. The today special day in India list will help you learn about Important days of both National and International i.e. India and World.

List of Important Days and Dates 2021

Important Days and Dates of January 2021

January is the first month it is marked with the Republic Day of India. Also, National Youth Day is being celebrated in this month.

  • 1-January-2021: New Year's Day, Global Family Day
  • 4-January-2021: World Braille Day
  • 6-January-2021: World War Orphans Day, National Technology Day
  • 9-January-2021: NRI Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas)
  • 10-January-2021: World Hindi Day
  • 11-January-2021: National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, National Road Safety Week
  • 12-January-2021: National Youth Day,
  • 13-January-2021: Lohri Day
  • 14-15 January-2021:: Makar Sankranti (Makara Sankranti is set by the solar cycle of the Hindu lunisolar calendar and is observed on a day which usually falls on 14 January of the Gregorian calendar, but sometimes on 15 January), Pongal.
  • 15-January-2021: Indian Army day
  • 18 - January-2021: National Immunization Day (Polio Day)
  • 23-January-2021: Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti
  • 25-January-2021: National Voters day, National Tourism Day
  • 26-January-2021: India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day
  • 27-January-2021: International Day of Commemoration
  • 30-January-2021: Martyrs’ Day
  • 31-January-2021(last Sunday): World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important Dates and Days of February 2021

Important days and dates in February 2021 are crucial to note down. The period of February denotes some significant days that require the consideration of the entire world. World Cancer Day, World Sustainable Energy Day, World Day of Social Justice, International Day of Women's Health, and so forth are a portion of the significant dates saw in February.

  • 2-February-2021: World Wetlands Day
  • 4-February-2021: World Cancer Day
  • 6-February-2021: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • 5-February-2021: Safer Internet Day (second day of the second week of February)
  • 10-February-2021: National De-worming Day
  • 11-February-2021: International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • 12-February-2021: National Productivity Day
  • 13-February-2021: World Radio Day, National Women's Day (Birth Date of Sarojini Naidu)
  • 14-February-2021: Valentine Day
  • 20-February-2021: World Day of Social Justice
  • 21-February-2021: International Mother Language Day
  • 24-February-2021: Central Excise Day
  • 27-February-2021: World NGO Day
  • 28-February-2021: National Science Day
  • 28/29-February-2021: Rare Disease Day

Important Days and Dates of March 2021

March is a month that centers around our wellbeing and has numerous days that appear to produce cognizance among individuals with respect to their wellbeing. Public Vaccination Day, World Oral Health Day, World Down Syndrome Day, Self-Injury Awareness Day, No Smoking Day and so forth are some significant days set apart in March. This post additionally gives significant worldwide dates and days in 2021.

  • 1-March-2021: Zero Discrimination Day; World Civil Defence Day
  • 3-March-2021: World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day
  • 4-March-2021: National Security Day
  • 8-March-2021: International Women’s Day
  • 12-March-2021: World Kidney Day
  • 14-March-2021: International Day of Action for Rivers, Pi Day
  • 15-March-2021: World Consumer Rights Day
  • 18-March-2021: Ordnance Factories Day (India)
  • 20-March-2021: International Day of Happiness; World Sparrow day
  • 21-March-2021: World Forestry Day; World Down Syndrome Day; World Poetry Day
  • 22-March-2021: World Day for Water, Bihar Day
  • 23-March-2021: World Meteorological Day
  • 24-March-2021: World TB Day
  • 27-March-2021: World Theatre Day
  • 10-March-2021 (Second Wednesday of March): No Smoking Day
  • 14 -March-2021 (Second Thursday of March): World Kidney Day

Important Days and Dates of April 2021

With April, spring season begins in the Southern Hemisphere and the month is related with birth blossom Daisy or Sweet Pea. The notorious Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre occurred on 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.

  • 1-April-2021: Utkal Diwas
  • 2-April-2021: World Autism Awareness Day
  • 4-April-2021: International Day for Mine Awareness
  • 5-April-2021: National Maritime Day
  • 7-April-2021: World Health Day
  • 10-April-2021: World Homeopathy Day
  • 11-April-2021: National Safe Motherhood Day; National Pet Day
  • 13-April-2021: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
  • 17-April-2021: World Haemophilia Day
  • 18-April-2021: World Heritage Day
  • 19-April-2021: World Liver Day
  • 21-April-2021: Secretaries’ Day; Civil Services Day
  • 22-April-2021: Earth Day
  • 23-April-2021: World Book and Copyright Day
  • 24-April-2021: National Panchayati Day
  • 25-April-2021: World Malaria Day
  • 26-April-2021: World Intellectual Property Day
  • 27-April-2021:World Veterinary Day
  • 28-April-2021: World Day for Safety and Health at Work;
  • 29-April-2021: International Dance Day
  • 30-April-2021: Ayushman Bharat Diwas

Important Days and Dates of May 2021

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.

  • 1-May-2021: Workers’ Day (International Labour Day), Maharashtra Day
  • 3-May-2021: Press Freedom Day
  • 2- May-2021 (1st Sunday): World Laughter Day
  • 4- May-2021 (1st Tuesday): World Asthma Day
  • 9-May-2021 (2nd Sunday): Mother’s Day
  • 4-May-2021: Coal Miners’ Day; International Firefighters Day
  • 7-May-2021: World Athletics Day
  • 8-May-2021: World Red Cross Day; World Thalassaemia Day
  • 11-May-2021: National Technology Day
  • 12-May-2021: International Nurses Day
  • 15-May-2021: International Day of the Family
  • 17-May-2021: World Telecommunication Day; World Hypertension Day
  • 18-May-2021: World AIDS Vaccine Day; International Museum Day
  • 21-May-2021: National Anti-Terrorism Day
  • 22-May-2021: International Day for Biological Diversity
  • 24-May-2021: Commonwealth Day
  • 31-May-2021: Anti-tobacco Day

Important Days and Dates of June 2021

This month draws mindfulness with respect to significant issues in the diverse field of life is June. Occasions like World Environment Day, World Food Safety Day, International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Day in Support of Victims of Torture are set apart in the June month.

  • 1-June-2021: World Milk Day
  • 3-June-2021: World Bicycle Day
  • 4-June-2021: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • 5-June-2021: World Environment Day
  • 7-June-2021: World Food Safety Day
  • 8-June-2021: World Ocean Day, World Brain Tumour Day
  • 12-June-2021: Anti-Child Labor Day
  • 13-June-2021: International Albinism Awareness Day
  • 14-June-2021: World Blood Donor Day
  • 15-June-2021: World Wind Day
  • June 20: World Refugee Day
  • 20-June-2021 (3rd Sunday): Father’s Day
  • 21-June-2021: International day of yoga, World Music Day, World Hydrography Day
  • 23-June-2021: United Nations Public Service Day, International Olympic Day
  • 26-June-2021: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Important Days and Dates of July 2021

Some important events in this month include USA Independence Day, Kargil Vijay Diwas (India), International Nelson Mandela Day, World Nature Conservation Day, etc

  • 1-July-2021: Doctor’s Day
  • 6-July-2021: World Zoonoses Day
  • 11-July-2021: World Population Day
  • 17-July-2021: World Day for International Justice
  • 18-July-2021: International Nelson Mandela Day
  • 28-July-2021: World Hepatitis Day

Important Days and Dates of August 2021

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

  • 8-August-2021 (1st Sunday): International Friendship Day
  • 6-August-2021: Hiroshima Day
  • 9-August-2021: Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day, IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 15-August-2021: Indian Independence Day
  • 15-August-2021: Sanskrit Day (Date may vary every year as it is celebrated on the Shrawan Poornima on Full Moon day according to the Hindu Calendar)
  • 12-August-2021: International Youth Day
  • 19-August-2021: Photography Day; World Humanitarian Day
  • 29-August-2021: National Sports Day

Important Days and Dates of September 2021

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 forth.

  • 2-September-2021: Coconut Day
  • 5-September-2021: Teachers’ Day
  • 8-September-2021: International Literacy Day
  • 14-September-2021: Hindi Diwas
  • 15-September-2021: Engineers’ Day; International Day of Democracy
  • 16-September-2021: World Ozone Day; International Day for Preservation
  • 21-September-2021: Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Non-violence (UN)
  • 22-September-2021: Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
  • 23-September-2021: International Day of Sign Languages
  • 26-September-2021: Day of the Deaf; World Contraception Day
  • 27-September-2021: World Tourism Day; World Maritime Day
  • 29-September-2021: World Heart Day
  • 30-September-2021: International Translation Day
  • 26-September-2021 (fourth Sunday of September): world rivers day

Important Days and Dates of October 2021

In October we celebrate the birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Other significant days are Indian AirForce Day, World Animal Welfare Day etc.

  • 1-October-2021: International Day for the Elderly
  • 2-October-2021: Gandhi Jayanthi; International Day of Non-Violence
  • 4-October-2021(first Monday): World Habitat Day
  • 4-October-2021: World Animal Welfare Day
  • 8-October-2021: Indian Air Force Day
  • 9-October-2021: World Post Office Day
  • 10-October-2021: National Post Day; World Mental Health Day
  • 11-October-2021: National Girl Child Day
  • 14-October-2021 (2nd Thursday): World Sight Day
  • 13-October-2021: UN International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
  • 14-October-2021: World Standards Day
  • 15-October-2021: World Students Day; World White Cane Day (guiding the blind)
  • 16-October-2021: World Food Day
  • 24-October-2021: UN Day; World Development Information Day
  • 30-October-2021: World Thrift Day
  • 31-October-2021: National Unity Day

Important Days and Dates of November 2021

In India Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th of November remembering India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • 5-November-2021: World tsunami day
  • 7-November-2021: National Cancer Awareness Day
  • 9-November-2021: Legal Services Day
  • 14-November-2021: Children’s Day; Diabetes Day
  • 17-November-2021: National Epilepsy Day
  • 20-November-2021: Africa Industrialization Day
  • 21-November-2021: World Television Day
  • 29-November-2021: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Days and Dates of December 2021

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

  • 1-December-2021: World AIDS Day
  • 2-December-2021: National Pollution Control
  • 3-December-2021: World Day of the Handicapped
  • 4-December-2021: Indian Navy Day
  • 7-December-2021: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
  • 10-December-2021: Human Rights Day;
  • 11-December-2021: International Mountain Day
  • 14-December-2021: World Energy Conservation Day
  • 16-December-2021: Vijay Diwas
  • 18-December-2021: Minorities Rights Day (India)
  • 22-December-2021: National Mathematics Day
  • 23-December-2021: Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day) (India)
  • 24-December-2021: National Consumers Day
  • 25-December-2021: Christmas Day

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