List of Important National and International Days & Dates for 2018

Check here the list of All Important National and International days & dates for the year 2018. Days & Dates are always the major part of General Awareness section of any competitive exam such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, SSC CGL and many more. Students are supposed to learn them all but doing that in a haphazard manner can make the task extremely difficult. In order to make it simpler, we are sharing the complete list of all the important days and dates month-wise.

These dates & days are divided into 12 months of the year, separating all events of each month. This compact presentation will help the learner to do the task with fewer efforts and more fun.

Important National and International Days & Date 2018

Important National and International Days & Dates of JANUARY

January month does not contain many important events. The most important ones are India’s Republic Day, World Braille Day and National Youth Day.

Date Event
January 4 World Braille Day
January 9 NRI Day
January 10 World Hindi Day
January 12 National Youth Day
January 15 Army day
January 24 National Girl Child Day
January 25 National Voters Day
January 26 India’s Republic Day ; International Customs Day
January 30 Martyrs’ Day
Last Sunday World Leprosy Eradication Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of FEBRUARY

Just like January, the month of February does not have as many events as well. It would be easier for students to learn the entire table given below.

Date Event
February 4 World Cancer Day
February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
February 7 Safer Internet Day (second day of the second week of February)
February 10 National Deworming Day
February 12 National Productivity Day
February 13 World Radio Day
February 14 Valentine Day
February 20 World Day of Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day
February 24 Central Excise Day
February 28 National Science Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of MARCH

The month of March has more international days than national days. To make the learning process easier, students can assign something to the dates to remember the events.

Date Event
March 1 Zero Discrimination Day
March 3 World Wildlife Day, National Defence Day
March 4 National Security Day
March 8 International Women’s Day
March 13 No Smoking Day (second Wednesday in March)
March 15 World Disabled Day; World Consumer Rights Day
March 18 Ordnance Factories Day (India
March 21 World Forestry Day; World Down Syndrome Day
March 22 World Day for Water
March 23 World Meteorological Day
March 24 World TB Day
March 27 World Theatre Day

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Important National and International Days & Dates of APRIL

Date Event
April 2 World Autism Awareness Day
April 5 International Day for Mine Awareness; National Maritime Day
April 7 World Health Day
April 10 World Homeopathy Day
April 11 National Safe Motherhood Day
April 17 World Haemophilia Day
April 18 World Heritage Day
April 21 Secretaries Day
April 22 Earth Day
April 23 World Book and Copyright Day
April 24 National Panchayati Day
April 29 International Dance Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of MAY

May has a lot of events, mainly international. Some important of them are World Laughter Day, Mother’s Day, World AIDS Vaccine Day and Commonwealth Day.

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

Important National and International Days & Dates of JUNE

Date Event
June 1 World Milk Day
June 4 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
June 5 World Environment Day
June (3rd Sunday) Father’s Day
June 8 World Ocean Day
June 12 Anti-Child Labor Day
June 14 World Blood Donor Day
June 20 World Refugee Day
June 21 International day of yoga
June 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Important National and International Days & Dates of JULY

The month of July has only 4 events so students can learn all of them.

Date Event
July 1 Doctor’s Day
July 6 World Zoonoses Day
July 11 World Population Day
July 18 International Nelson Mandela Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of AUGUST

Date Event
August (1st Sunday) International Friendship Day
August 6 Hiroshima Day
August 8 World Senior Citizens Day
August 9 Quit India Day, Nagasaki Day
August 15 Indian Independence Day
August 18 IntI. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
August 19 Photography Day
August 29 National Sports Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of SEPTEMBER

Date Event
September 2 Coconut Day
September 5 Teachers’ Day; Sanskrit Day
September 8 International Literacy Day
September 15 Engineers’ Day
September 16 World Ozone Day
September 21 Alzheimer’s Day; Day for Peace & Nonviolence (UN)
September 22 Rose Day (Welfare of cancer patients)
September 26 Day of the Deaf; World Contraception Day
September 27 World Tourism Day
September 29 World Heart Day
September (last Saturday of September) World Rivers Day

Important National and International Days & Dates of OCTOBER

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

Important National and International Days & Dates of NOVEMBER

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

Important National and International Days & Dates of DECEMBER

Like May and October, December has a large number of events as well. To make it easier and simpler, we are going to narrow down some of the important events such as World AIDS Day, Human Rights Day and Christmas Day.

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

Since this activity is entirely based on your skill of memorizing, we advise all the concerned students not do it just once. Keep revising them from time to time so that at the time of the exam, it would not look as an extremely hard task.

Varun Singh

Varun Singh is a person behind the content curation on this site. He has 6 years experience in content writing & marketing along with SEO activities focusing on the event based activities of government jobs notification for difference sectors (Banking, SSC, railway, state-wise exams & more).

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