List of Important Days and Dates 2021 PDF:  List of Important Days and Dates 2021 (National & International): Whether it’s SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS or RRB JE, RRB NTPC exams important days & dates of the year is one of the most important topics asked in the SSC & Railway exams. In static GK,  usually, 1 or 2 questions can be asked from the List of Important Days and Dates. This list will help you learn about Important days of both National and International i.e. India and the World. 

In this post, we have provided all the important days of the year according to months (National And International Days). So, click on a particular day and get detailed information about that particular day. The list of important days in all months of the year has been given below.

List of Important Days and Dates 2021 PDF

The list of important days and dates is compiled on the basis of events and festivals in India and across the world. Check month-wise wise important days and dates 2021  PDF:

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March April
May June
July August
September October
November December


List of Important Days and Dates 2021

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List of Important Days and Dates of January 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of January given below:

  • January 1: Global Family Day
  • January 4: World Braille Day
  • January 9: NRI Day (Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas)
  • January 10: World Hindi Day
  • January 12: National Youth Day, 
  • January 13: Lohri Day
  • January 14-15: 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)
  • January 15: Army day
  • January 23: Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Jayanti
  • January 25: National Voters day, National Tourism Day
  • January 26: India’s Republic Day, International Customs Day
  • January 27: International Day of Commemoration
  • January 30: Martyrs’ Day
  • January (last Sunday): World Leprosy Eradication Day

List of Important Days and Dates of February 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of February given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of March 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of March given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of April 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of April given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of May 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of May given below:

  • 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; 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; International Museum Day
  • May 21: National Anti-Terrorism Day
  • May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity
  • May 24: Commonwealth Day
  • May 31: Anti-tobacco Day

Important Days and Dates of June 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of June given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of July 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of July given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of August 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of August given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of September 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of September given below:

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

Important Days and Dates of October 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of October given below:

  • 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 11: National Girl Child 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
  • October 31: National Unity Day

List of Important Days and Dates of November 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of November given below:

  • 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 29: International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

List of Important Days and Dates of December 2021

Check out the list of National and International Days of December given below:

  • 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;
  • 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

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