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In this post, we are providing Important Days/Dates 2019 with themes of of the month of September 2019Also, it is a very important topic in the General Knowledge section of exams like SBI  PO/Clerk, IBPS RRB PO/ Clerk, and IBPS PO/Clerk. 

Besides, it is also asked in  SSC, Railway and other Government exams. Generally, 2-3 questions on Important Days and dates or events are asked in every competitive exam.

Here we are giving a month-wise list of important days and events.

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Important Dates and Days of September  2019

Date Event Theme
September 01-07 National Nutrition Week (NNW) (Poshan Maah)  
September 02 World Coconut Day Coconut for Family Wellness
September 05 National Teacher’s Day In honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s second President
September 05 UN International Day of Charity  
September 08 International Literacy Day Literacy and Multilingualism
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day Working Together To Prevent Suicide
September 12 International Day for South-South cooperation From Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40
September 14 Hindi Diwas To mark the inclusion of Hindi written in Devnagari script as an official language by Constituent Assembly on this date in 1949.
September 15 National Engineer’s Day  
September 15 International Day of democracy Participation
September 16 International Day for the preservation of Ozone Layer (World Ozone Day) 32 Years and Healing
September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day  
September 21 International Day of Peace Climate Action for Peace
September 22 World Rose Day (to bring cheer to cancer patients)  
September 23 International Day for Sign Languages Sign Language Rights for All!
September 25 Antyodaya Diwas  
September 26 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  
September 26 World Contraception Day  
September 27 World Maritime Day Empowering Women in the Maritime Community
September 27 World Tourism Day  
September 28 World Rabies Day Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate
September 28 International Day for Universal Access to Information  
September 29 World Heart Day  
September 29 World Deaf Day Sign Language Rights for All!
September 30 International Translation Day Indigenous Languages

Important Dates and Days of August  2019

Date Event Theme
August 01-07 World Breastfeeding Week Empower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
August 04 International Friendship Day  
August 07 National Handloom Day  
August 08 Quit India Movement Day Quit India Movement launched in 1942
August 09 International Day of the World’s Indigenous People Indigenous Languages
August 10 World Biofuel Day Production of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)
August 12 International Youth Day Transforming education
August 12 World Elephant Day  
August 13 International Left hander’s Day  
August 13 National Organ Donation Day Donating an Organ is like gifting a life
August 19 World Humanitarian Day Women Humanitarians
August 19 World Photography Day  
August 20 World Mosquito Day  
August 20 Sadbhavana Diwas 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi
August 21 World Senior Citizens Day  
August 21 International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism  
August 22 First International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief  
August 23 International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice
August 25 National Eye Donation Fortnight  
August 29 International Day Against Nuclear Tests  
August 30 International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances  

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Important Dates and Days of July  2019

Date Event Theme
July 01 GST Day
July 01 International Joke Day  
July 01 National Doctor’s Day Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment
July 01 Chartered Accountants Day  
July 02 World Sports Journalists Day  
July 02 World UFO day  
July 06 International Day of Cooperatives Coops 4 decent work
July 07 Global Forgiveness Day  
July 11 World Population Day  
July 12 World Malala Day  
July 14 International Shark Awareness Day The sharks in crisis: a call to action for the Mediterranean
July 15 World Youth Skills Day Learning to learn for life and work
July 17 World Day for International Justice If you want Peace and Development, Work for Social Justice’
July 17 World Emoji Day  
July 18 International Nelson Mandela Day  
July 22 National Flag Adoption Day  
July 23 National Broadcasting Day  
July 24 59th Aaykar Diwas (Income Tax Day)  
July 26 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas Remember, Rejoice and Renew
July 28 World hepatitis day Invest in eliminating hepatitis
July 28 World Nature Conservation Day  
July 29 International Tiger Day  
July 30 World Day Against Trafficking in Persons Human Trafficking: Call Your Government to Action

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Important Dates and Days of June 2019

Date Event Theme
June 01 Global Day of Parents Honour Your Parents
June 01 World Milk Day Drink Milk: Today & Everyday
June 03 World Bicycle Day  
June 04 International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression  
June 05 World Environment Day Beat Air Pollution
June 05 International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing  
June 07 World Food Safety Day Food Safety, everyone’s business
June 08 World Oceans Day Gender and the Ocean
June 08 World Brain Tumor Day  
June 12 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) Children should not work in fields but on dreams
June 13 International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD) Still Standing Strong
June 14 World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) Safe Blood for All
June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Lifting Up Voices
June 15 Global Wind Day  
June 16 International Day of Family Remittances  
June 17 World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought Let’s grow the future together
June 18 Autistic Pride Day 2019  
June 18 Sustainable Gastronomy Day  
June 18 International Picnic Day  
June 19 World Sickle Cell Day  
June 19 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict  
June 20 World Refugee Day #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day
June 21 International Day of Yoga UN: Yoga for Climate Action, Ministry of Ayush, India theme: Yoga for Heart
June 21 World Music Day Music at the Intersections
June 21 World Hydrography Day Hydrographic information driving marine knowledge
June 23 United Nations Public Service Day  
June 23 World Olympic Day  
June 25 International Day of the Seafarer  
June 25 World Vitiligo Day (WVD) The Quality of Life of a Vitiligo Patient
June 26 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Health for Justice, Justice for Health
June 26 International Day in Support of Victims of Torture  
June 27 International MSME Day Big Money for Small Business: Financing the SDGs
June 29 National Statistics Day Sustainable Development Goals
June 29 International Day of the Tropics:  
June 30 International Asteroid Day  
June 30 International Day of Parliamentarism  

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Important Dates and Days of May 2019

Date Event Theme
May 01 International Labour Day/ May Day Sustainable Pension for all: The Role of Social Partners
May 02 World Password Day  
May 02 World Tuna (Fish) Day  
May 03 World Press Freedom Day Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation
May 03 National Space Day  
May 04 Coal Miners Day  
May 04 International Firefighters’ Day  
May 05 World Laughter Day  
May 05  International Day of the Midwife Midwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights
May 06 International No Diet Day  
May 07 World Athletics Day  
May 07 World Asthma Day STOP for Asthma
May 08 World Red Cross Day #Love
May 08 World Thalassaemia Day Universal Access to Quality Thalassaemia Healthcare Services: Building Bridges with and for Patients
May 08 Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation  
May 06-12 5th United Nations Global Road Safety Week Leadership for road safety
May 11 World Migratory Bird Day ((It is celebrated twice in the year, which falls on the second Saturday in May and October. In 2019 it is May 11 and October 10) Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!
May 11 National Technology Day (celebrated to mark the success of nuclear tests in Pokhran in 1998)
May 12 International Nurses Day Nurses – A Voice to Lead –Health for All
May 12 Mother’s Day  
May 15 International Day of Families Families and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13
May 16 International Day of Light  
May 16 International Day of Living Together in Peace  
May 16 National Dengue Day  
May 17 World Hypertension Day Know Your Numbers
May 17 World Telecommunication Day /World Telecommunication and Information Society Day Bridging the standardization gap
May 18 World AIDS Vaccine Day  
May 18 International Museum Day Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition
May 20 World Metrology (the science of measurement) Day  
May 20 World Bee Day Save the Bees
May 21 National Anti-terrorism Day  
May 21 World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development  
May 22 International Day for Biological Diversity Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health
May 23 World Turtle Day Adopt, Don’t Shop
May 23 International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (IDEOF)  
May 25 World Thyroid Day  
May 25 International Missing Children’s Day  
May 28 World Hunger Day Sustainability
May 29 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers Protecting Civilians, Protecting Peace
May 29 International Everest Day Observed every year in memory of the first summit of Mt. Everest on 29 May 1953 undertaken by Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay of Nepal
May 29 World Digestive Health Day Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer
May 31 World No Tobacco Day Tobacco and lung health

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Important Dates and Days of April 2019

Date Event Theme
April 01-07 Prevention of Blindness Week  
April 02 World Autism Awareness Day Assistive Technologies, Active Participation
April 02 International Children’s Book Day The small is big in a book
April 07-14 National Handloom week  
April 04 International Mine Awareness Day United nations promote SDGs –Safe Ground –Safe Home
April 05 National Maritime Day Indian Ocean- An Ocean of Opportunity
April 06 International day of Sport for development and Peace  
April 07 World Health Day Universal health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
April 07-13 World Allergy Week The Global Problem of Food Allergy
April 08 International Roma Day  
April 09 54th Valour Day of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)  
April 10 World Homoeopathy Day Linking Education and Clinical Practice with Research: Advancing Scientific Collaborations
April 11 National Safe Motherhood Day Midwives for Mothers
April 11 National Pet Day  
April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight, World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day To honour the first ever flight of a human (Yuri Gagarin) in space
April 13 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919  
April 14-20 National Fire Service Day  
April 14 National Fire Service Week Fire Prevention is better than Fire Fighting
April 21 Civil Services Day  
April 21 World Creativity & Innovation Day  
April 17 World Haemophilia Day Reaching Out: The First Step to Care
April 18 World Heritage Day Rural Landscapes
April 19 World Liver Day  
April 22 Earth Day Protect Our Species
April 23 World Book and Copyright Day  
April 23 English Language Day To commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare
April 24 National Panchayat Day  
April 24 International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace  
April 24 World Day for Animals in Laboratories  
April 24-30 World Week for Animals in Laboratories  
April 24-30 World Immunization Week Protected Together: Vaccines Work
April 25 World Malaria Day Zero Malaria Starts with Me
April 25 International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Day  
April 26 World Intellectual Property Day Reach for Gold: IP and Sports
April 27 World Veterinary Day Value of Vaccination
April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work Safety and Health and the Future of Work
April 29 International Dance Day DANCE and SPIRITUALITY!
April 30 Ayushman Bharat Diwas  

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Important Dates and Days of March 2019

Date Event Theme
March 1 Civil Accounts Day  
March 1 World Civil Defence Day Children’s safety, our responsibility
March 1 Zero Discrimination Day Act to Change Laws that Discriminate
March 3 National Defence Day  
March 3 World Wildlife Day Life below water: for people and the planet
Mach 3 World Hearing Day Check your hearing
March 4 National Safety Day/ Week (March 4-10) Cultivate and Sustain a Safety Culture for Building Nation
March 8 International Women’s Day Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change (campaign theme is: #BalanceForBetter)
March 10 National Immunisation Day  
March 14 World Kidney Day Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
March 15 World Sleep Day Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging
March 15 World Consumer Rights Day Trusted Smart Products
March 16 National Vaccination Day  
March 18 National Ordnance Factories Day  
March 18 Global Recycling Day Day Recycling into the Future
March 20 International Day of Happiness Happier Together
March 20 World Sparrow Day I love sparrows
March 21 World Forestry Day/ International Day of Forests Forests and Education- learn to love forests
March 21 World Poetry Day  
March 21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Mitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies
March 21 World Down Syndrome Day  
March 22 World Water Day Leave No One Behind
March 23 World Meteorological Day The Sun, the Earth and the Weather
March 23 88th Martyrs’ Day of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru  
March 24 World Tuberculosis (TB) Day IT’S TIME… to get ready for World TB Day 2019!
March 24 International Day for Achievers  
March 25 International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice
March 26 Epilepsy Awareness Day also known as World Purple Day  
March 27 World Theatre Day  
March 30 Earth Hour 2019 #Connect2Earth

Important Days and Dates of February 2019

Date Event Theme
February 1 Indian Coast Guard Day  
February 2 World Wetlands Day Wetlands and Climate Change
February 2 – February 10 Kala Ghoda Arts Festival  
February 4 World Cancer Day I am and I will
February 6 International Day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilation  
February 10 National Deworming Day  
February 10 World Pulses Day  
February 12 Darwin Day  
February 12 National Productivity Day Circular Economy for Productivity & Sustainability  

National Productivity Week from February 12-18, 2019.

February 13 World Radio Day Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace
February 20 World Day of Social Justice If You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
February 21 International Mother Language Day Indigenous languages matter for development, peacebuilding, and reconciliation
February 22 World Scout Day  
February 24 Central Excise Day  
February 27 World NGO Day  
February 28 National Science Day Science for the People and the People for Science

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Important Days and Dates of January 2019

Date Event Theme
January 4 World Braille Day  
January 9 Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas/ NRI Day Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India.
January 10 World Hindi Day  
January 12 National Youth Day Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building
January 15 Indian Army Day  
January 24 National Girl Child Day  
January 25 National Voters Day  
January 26 International Customs Day  
January 26 70th Republic Day  
January 27 International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust  
January 27 World Leprosy Day Ending discrimination, stigma and prejudice
January 30 National Martyr’s Day  

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  2. akash vadher Reply

    very informative but there is a little mistake
    leprosy day is being observed on 30 January pl correct it.

    • Hi Akash, World Leprosy Day takes place on the last Sunday in the month of January. In 2019 the last Sunday was on 27th January.

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