List of Important Days and Dates 2021- National & International Days

List of Important Days and Dates 2021: As we know there many candidates preparing for the competitive exams where the current affairs plays an important role. In the General Awareness section, the topic important days and dates is most commonly asked in various govt. examinations such as SBI, IBPS, SSC, RRB, UPSC, etc.

This topic carries good weightage to be asked in the question papers. Thus, for your convenience, we are providing you with the list of important days and dates of the year 2021. The list includes the month-wise national and international days and dates that your can go through for the preparation of GA section.

Important days and dates list

In the Year 2021, Each month consists of crucial days and dates that you must learn to aware about national and international events.

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January 2021February 2021March 2021April 2021
May 2021June 2021July 2021August 2021
September 2021October 2021November 2021December 2021

List of Important Days and Dates 2021 (National & International)

1. Important Days of January 2021

1st January 20211. English New Year,
2. Army Medical Corps Establishment Day,
3. Global family day,
4. World Peace Day
4th January 2021World Braille Day
6th January 2021World War Orphans Day
8th January 2021African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January 2021Pravasi Bharatiya Divas NRI Day
10th January 20211. World LAugusthter Day,
2. World Hindi Day
11th January 2021Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
12th January 2021National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
15th January 20211. Army Day,
2. Pongal,
3. Makar Sankranti
23rd January 2021Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday
24th January 2021National Girl Child day of India
25th January 20211. International Customs Duty Day,
2. India Tourism Day,
3. National Voters Day
26th January 2021Republic Day of India and International Customs day
27th January 20211. International Holocaust Day,
2. International Day of Commemoration
28th January 2021Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
28th January 2021Data protection day
30th January 20211. Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)
2. World Leprosy Eradication Day

2. Important Days & Dates of February 2021

1st February 2021Indian Coast Guard Day
2nd February 2021World Wetlands Day
4th February 2021World Cancer Day
4th February 2021National Day of Sri Lanka
6th February 2021International day against female genital mutilation
7th February 2021International Development Week
11th February 2021World Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday – February 2021World Marriage Day
12th FebruaryDarwin Day
12th FebruaryAbraham Lincoln;s Birthday
13th FebruarySarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th FebruarySaint Valentine’s Day
18th FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20th February 2021World Day of Social Justice
21st February 2021International Mother Language Day
22nd February 2021World Scout Day
23rd February 2021World peace and understanding day
24th February 2021Central Excise Day
27 February 2021World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February 2021National Science Day

3. Important Days and Dates of March 2021

1st March 20211. Zero Discrimination Day
2. World Civil Defence Day
3rd March 20211. World Wildlife Day
2. World Hearing Day
4th March 2021National Safety Day
8 March 2021International Women’s Day
10 March 2021CISF Raising Day
13 March 2021No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March 2021)
14 March 20211. Pi Day
2. International Day of Action for Rivers
15 March 2021World Consumer Rights Day
16 March 2021National Vaccination Day
18 March 2021Ordnance Factories Day (India)
20 March 20211. International Day of Happiness
2. World Sparrow Day
21 March 20211. World Forestry Day
2. World Down syndrome Day
3. World Poetry Day
22 March 2021World Water Day
23rd March 2021World Meteorological Day
24 March 2021World Tuberculosis (TB) Day
27 March 2021World Theatre Day

4. Important Days of April 2021

1 April 2021Orissa Day, Prevention of Blindness week
2 April 2021World Autism Awareness Day
4 April 2021International Day for Mine Awareness
5 April 2021National Maritime Day
7 April 2021World Health Day
10 April 2021World Homeopathy Day
11 April 2021National Safe Motherhood Day, National Pet Day
13 April 2021Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17 April 2021World Haemophilia Day
18 April 2021World Heritage Day
21 April 2021National Civil Service Day, Secretaries’s Day
22 April 2021World Earth Day
23 April 2021World Book and Copyright Day
24 April 2021National Panchayati Day
25 April 2021World Malaria Day
26 April 2021World Intellectual Property Day
28 April 2021World Day for Safety and Health at Work, World Veterinary Day

5. Important Days of May 2021

1 May 2021International Labour Day
3 May 2021Press Freedom Day
4 May 2021Coal miner’s day
May (2nd Sunday)Mother’s Day
8 May 2021World Red Cross Day
9 May 2021Victory day
11 May 2021National Technology Day
12 May 2021International Nurses day
14 May 2021World Migratory day
15 May 2021International Day of the Family
17 May 2021World Telecommunication Day (Information Society Day)
21 May 2021Anti-terrorism day
24 May 2021Commonwealth Day
31 May 2021Anti-Tobacco Day

6. Important Days in June 2021

1 June 2021Global Parents Day
4 June 2021International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 June 2021World Environment Day
7 June 2021International level crossing awareness day
8 June 2021World ocean day
12 June 2021World day against child Labor
14 June 2021World blood donor day
17 June 2021World day to combat desertification and drought
20 June 2021World Refugee day
21 June 2021Father’s day, World Music day
June (3rd Sunday)Father’s Day
23 June 2021United Nation’s public service day
23 June 2021International Widow’s day
26 June 2021International day against Drug abuse & Illicit Trafficking
27 June 2021World Diabetes Day

7. Important Days of July 2021

1 July 2021National Doctor’s day
1 July 2021World UFO day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday)International Day of Cooperatives
4 July 2021American Independence day
6 July 2021World Zoonoses Day
11 July 2021World Population Day
12 July 2021World Malala day
18 July 2021Nelson Mandela International Day
28 July 2021World Nature conservation day
29 July 2021International Tiger Day

8. Important Days in August 2021

2 August 2021International Friendship Day
3 August 2021Independence day of Niger
5 August 2021Independence day of upper Volta
6 August 2021Hiroshima Day
9 August 2021International day of World’s indigenous people
9 August 2021Quit India Day and Nagasaki Day
12 August 2021International Youth day
14 August 2021Independence Day of Pakistan
15 August 2021Independence Day of India
19 August 2021World Photography day
20 August 2021Sadbhavna Diwas
23 August 2021International Day for the remembrance of the slave trade and its abolition
29 August 2021National Sports Day
30 August 2021Small Industry Day

9. Important Days in September 2021

5 September 2021Teachers’ Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan’s birthday), Forgiveness day
8 September 2021World Literacy Day
14 September 2021Hindi day, World First Air Day
15 September 2021Engineer’s day in India
16 September 2021World Ozone Day
21 September 2021Alzheimer’s Day, International day of peace
25 September 2021Social justice day
26 September 2021Day of the Deaf
27 September 2021World Tourism Day

10. Important Days in October 2021

1 October 2021International day of the Older person
2 October 20211. Mahatma Gandhi birthday,
2. International day of non-violence
3 October 2021World Habitat Day, World nature day
4 October 2021World Animal Welfare Day
5 October 2021World Teacher’s day
6 October 2021World Wildlife day, World Food Security day
8 October 2021Indian Air Force Day
9 October 2021World Post Office day
10 October 2021National Post Day
11 October 2021International girl child day
12 October 2021World Arthritis day
13 October 2021UN International Day for National disaster reduction
14 October 2021World Standards Day
15 October 2021World White Cane Day (guiding the Blind)
16 October 2021World Food Day
17 October 2021International day for the eradication of poverty
20 October 2021World statistics day
24 October 2021UN Day, World development information Day
30 October 2021World Thrift Day
31 October 20211. Rastriya Ekta Diwas (in memory of Sardar Patel),
2. National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)

11. Important Days in November 2021

1 November 2021World vegan day
5 November 2021World Radiography day
7 November 20211. Infant Protection day
2. World Cancer Awareness Day
9 November 2021World services day
10 November 2021Transport Day
14 November 20211. Children’s Day in India
2. Jawaharlal Nehru birthday
16 November 2021International day for Endurance
17 November 20211. World Student day
2. National Journalism day
18 November 2021World Adult day
19 November 2021World Citizen day
20 November 20211. Africa Industrialization Day
2. Universal children day
21 November 20211. World Television day
2. World Fisheries day
25 November 2021World Non-veg day
26 November 2021Law day
29 November 2021International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People
30 November 2021Flag day

12. Important Days in December 2021

1 December 2021World Aids Day
2 December 20211. World Computer literacy day
2. International day of abolition of slavery
3 December 20211. International Day of People with disabilities
2. World conservation day
4 December 2021Navy Day
5 December 2021International volunteer day for economic and social development
7 December 20211. Armed Forces Flag Day
2. International civil aviation day
9 December 2021The International day against corruption
10 December 2021Human Right Day
11 December 2021International Mountain day
14 December 2021International Energy day
18 December 2021International Migrants day
19 December 2021Goa’s liberation day
20 December 2021International Human solidarity
23 December 2021Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
29 December 2021International Bio-diversity day

We hope you have gone through all these important national and international days and dates which are being celebrated by the world-wide communities.

This topic is searched every year by lakh or aspirants whoever are preparing for competitive exams. We suggest you to keep an on the these important days and dates to crack the General Awareness section.

Important Days & Dates FAQs

Q1: What are the important days in a year?

Ans: National Youth Day, Republic Day, Central Excise Day, National Science Day, World Health Day, World Earth Day, International Labour Day, Antiterrorism Day, World Environment Day, etc.

Q2: What are the important days in India?

Ans: Holi, Republic Day, Rakshabandhan, Independence Day, Diwali, Christmas, New Year.

Q3: What are the important dates?

Ans: We have shared the month-wise breakup of the important dates which is easy to understand.

Q4: Which is the most popular day in the world?

Ans: Yoga, Christmas and New Year

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