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In this post, we are providing Important Days/Dates 2019 with themes of the month of September 2019Also, it is a very important topic in the General Knowledge section of exams like Clerk, and IBPS PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, LIC Assistant, FCI Manager etc.

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 October  2019

Date Event Theme
October 01 – 31 Breast Cancer Awareness Week  
October 01 World Vegetarian Day
October 01 International Coffee Day  
October 01 International Day of Older Persons The Journey to Age Equality
October 02 International Day of Non – Violence  
October 04 – 10 The Moon: Gateway to the stars World Space Week
October 04 World Animal Day  
October 05 World Teachers Day Young Teachers: The Future of the Profession
October 07 World Cotton Day (WCD)  
October 07 World Habitat Day Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth
October 02 – 08 Wildlife Week India Life Below Water: For people and planet
October 09 World Post Day  
October 09-15 National Postal Week  
October 10 World Sight Day Vision First
October 10 World Mental Health Day Suicide Prevention
October 11 International Day of Girl Child Girl force – Unscripted and unstoppable
October 11 World Obesity Day  
October 11 World Egg Day Eat your egg today and every day
October 12 World Arthritis Day Time2Work
October 12 World Migratory Bird Day Protect birds – Be the solution to plastic pollution
October 13 International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction (IDDRR) Reduce disaster damage to critical infrastructure and disruption of basic services
October 14 World Standards Day Video Standards Create a Global Stage
October 15 International Day of Rural Women Rural Women and girls building climate resilience
October 15 Global Handwashing Day Clean Hands for All
October 15 World Students Day (APJ Abdul Kalam’s Birthday)  
October 15 World Mathematics Day  
October 16 World Food Day (WFD) Our Actions are our Future Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World
October 17 International Poverty Eradication Day Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty
October 17  World Trauma Day  
October 20 World Statistics Day Better Data, Better Lives
October 20 National Solidarity Day  
October 20 World Osteoporosis Day  
October 21 Police Commemoration Day  
October 21 Global Iodine Deficiency Disorders Prevention Day  
October 24 World Polio Day Stories of Progress: Past and Present for World Polio Day
October 24 United Nations Day/ World Development Information Day  
October 31 World Savings Day  
October 31 National Unity Day (or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a famous personality for uniting India.

Important Dates and Days of September  2019

September 01-07National Nutrition Week (NNW) (Poshan Maah) 
September 02World Coconut DayCoconut for Family Wellness
September 05National Teacher’s DayIn honor of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s second President
September 05UN International Day of Charity 
September 08International Literacy DayLiteracy and Multilingualism
September 10World Suicide Prevention DayWorking Together To Prevent Suicide
September 12 International Day for South-South cooperationFrom Commitment to Action — Follow up to Buenos Aires Plan of Action+40
September 14Hindi DiwasTo mark the inclusion of Hindi written in Devnagari script as an official language by Constituent Assembly on this date in 1949.
September 15National Engineer’s Day 
September 15 International Day of democracyParticipation
September 16International Day for the preservation of Ozone Layer (World Ozone Day)32 Years and Healing
September 17World Patient Safety DayPatient Safety: a global health priority
September 21World Alzheimer’s Day 
September 21International Coastal Clean-up DayThe Pelican
September 21International Day of PeaceClimate Action for Peace
September 22World Rose Day (to bring cheer to cancer patients) 
September 22World Rhino Day 
September 23International Day for Sign LanguagesSign Language Rights for All!
September 23Ayushman Bharat Day
September 25World Pharmacists DaySafe and effective medicines for all
September 25Antyodaya Diwas 
September 26World Environment Health DayClimate change challenges, time for global Environmental Health to act in unison
September 26International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons 
September 26World Contraception Day 
September 27World Maritime DayEmpowering Women in the Maritime Community
September 27World Tourism DayIndia has been selected as the host country for celebration of World Tourism Day 2019 by United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
September 28World Rabies DayRabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate
September 28International Day for Universal Access to InformationLeaving No One Behind!
September 29World Heart Day 
September 29World Deaf DaySign Language Rights for All!
September 30International Translation DayIndigenous Languages

Important Dates and Days of August  2019

August 01-07World Breastfeeding WeekEmpower Parents, Enable Breastfeeding
August 04International Friendship Day 
August 07National Handloom Day 
August 08Quit India Movement DayQuit India Movement launched in 1942
August 09International Day of the World’s Indigenous PeopleIndigenous Languages
August 10World Biofuel DayProduction of Biodiesel from Used Cooking Oil (UCO)
August 12International Youth DayTransforming education
August 12World Elephant Day 
August 13International Left hander’s Day 
August 13National Organ Donation DayDonating an Organ is like gifting a life
August 19World Humanitarian DayWomen Humanitarians
August 19World Photography Day 
August 20World Mosquito Day 
August 20Sadbhavana Diwas75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi
August 21World Senior Citizens Day 
August 21International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism 
August 22First International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief 
August 23International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionRemember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice
August 25National Eye Donation Fortnight 
August 29International Day Against Nuclear Tests 
August 30International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 
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Important Dates and Days of July  2019

July 01GST Day 
July 01International Joke Day 
July 01National Doctor’s DayZero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment
July 01Chartered Accountants Day 
July 02World Sports Journalists Day 
July 02World UFO day 
July 06International Day of CooperativesCoops 4 decent work
July 07Global Forgiveness Day 
July 11World Population Day 
July 12World Malala Day 
July 14International Shark Awareness DayThe sharks in crisis: a call to action for the Mediterranean
July 15World Youth Skills DayLearning to learn for life and work
July 17World Day for International JusticeIf you want Peace and Development, Work for Social Justice’
July 17World Emoji Day 
July 18International Nelson Mandela Day 
July 22National Flag Adoption Day 
July 23National Broadcasting Day 
July 2459th Aaykar Diwas (Income Tax Day) 
July 2620th anniversary of Kargil Vijay DiwasRemember, Rejoice and Renew
July 28World hepatitis dayInvest in eliminating hepatitis
July 28World Nature Conservation Day 
July 29International Tiger Day 
July 30 World Day Against Trafficking in PersonsHuman Trafficking: Call Your Government to Action
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Important Dates and Days of June 2019

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

May 01International Labour Day/ May DaySustainable Pension for all: The Role of Social Partners
May 02World Password Day 
May 02World Tuna (Fish) Day 
May 03World Press Freedom DayMedia for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation
May 03National Space Day 
May 04Coal Miners Day 
May 04International Firefighters’ Day 
May 05World Laughter Day 
May 05 International Day of the MidwifeMidwives: Defenders of Women’s Rights
May 06International No Diet Day 
May 07World Athletics Day 
May 07World Asthma DaySTOP for Asthma
May 08World Red Cross Day#Love
May 08World Thalassaemia DayUniversal Access to Quality Thalassaemia Healthcare Services: Building Bridges with and for Patients
May 08Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation 
May 06-125th United Nations Global Road Safety WeekLeadership for road safety
May 11World 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 11National Technology Day(celebrated to mark the success of nuclear tests in Pokhran in 1998)
May 12International Nurses DayNurses – A Voice to Lead –Health for All
May 12 Mother’s Day 
May 15 International Day of FamiliesFamilies and Climate Action: Focus on SDG13
May 16International Day of Light 
May 16International Day of Living Together in Peace 
May 16National Dengue Day 
May 17World Hypertension DayKnow Your Numbers
May 17World Telecommunication Day /World Telecommunication and Information Society DayBridging the standardization gap
May 18World AIDS Vaccine Day 
May 18International Museum DayMuseums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition
May 20World Metrology (the science of measurement) Day 
May 20World Bee DaySave the Bees
May 21National Anti-terrorism Day 
May 21World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development 
May 22International Day for Biological DiversityOur Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health
May 23World Turtle DayAdopt, Don’t Shop
May 23International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (IDEOF) 
May 25World Thyroid Day 
May 25International Missing Children’s Day 
May 28World Hunger DaySustainability
May 29International Day of United Nations PeacekeepersProtecting Civilians, Protecting Peace
May 29International Everest DayObserved 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 29World Digestive Health DayEarly Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer
May 31World No Tobacco DayTobacco and lung health
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Important Dates and Days of April 2019

April 01-07Prevention of Blindness Week 
April 02World Autism Awareness DayAssistive Technologies, Active Participation
April 02International Children’s Book DayThe small is big in a book
April 07-14National Handloom week 
April 04International Mine Awareness DayUnited nations promote SDGs –Safe Ground –Safe Home
April 05National Maritime DayIndian Ocean- An Ocean of Opportunity
April 06International day of Sport for development and Peace 
April 07World Health DayUniversal health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere
April 07-13World Allergy WeekThe Global Problem of Food Allergy
April 08International Roma Day 
April 0954th Valour Day of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 
April 10World Homoeopathy DayLinking Education and Clinical Practice with Research: Advancing Scientific Collaborations
April 11National Safe Motherhood DayMidwives for Mothers
April 11National Pet Day 
April 12International Day of Human Space Flight, World Aviation and Cosmonautics DayTo honour the first ever flight of a human (Yuri Gagarin) in space
April 13100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre in 1919 
April 14-20National Fire Service Day 
April 14National Fire Service WeekFire Prevention is better than Fire Fighting
April 21Civil Services Day 
April 21World Creativity & Innovation Day 
April 17World Haemophilia DayReaching Out: The First Step to Care
April 18World Heritage DayRural Landscapes
April 19World Liver Day 
April 22Earth DayProtect Our Species
April 23World Book and Copyright Day 
April 23English Language DayTo commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare
April 24National Panchayat Day 
April 24International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace 
April 24World Day for Animals in Laboratories 
April 24-30World Week for Animals in Laboratories 
April 24-30World Immunization WeekProtected Together: Vaccines Work
April 25World Malaria DayZero Malaria Starts with Me
April 25International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Day 
April 26World Intellectual Property DayReach for Gold: IP and Sports
April 27World Veterinary DayValue of Vaccination
April 28World Day for Safety and Health at WorkSafety and Health and the Future of Work
April 29International Dance DayDANCE and SPIRITUALITY!
April 30Ayushman Bharat Diwas 
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Important Dates and Days of March 2019

March 1Civil Accounts Day 
March 1World Civil Defence DayChildren’s safety, our responsibility
March 1Zero Discrimination DayAct to Change Laws that Discriminate
March 3National Defence Day 
March 3World Wildlife DayLife below water: for people and the planet
Mach 3World Hearing DayCheck your hearing
March 4National Safety Day/ Week (March 4-10)Cultivate and Sustain a Safety Culture for Building Nation
March 8International Women’s DayThink Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change (campaign theme is: #BalanceForBetter)
March 10National Immunisation Day 
March 14World Kidney DayKidney Health for Everyone Everywhere
March 15World Sleep DayHealthy Sleep, Healthy Aging
March 15World Consumer Rights DayTrusted Smart Products
March 16National Vaccination Day 
March 18National Ordnance Factories Day 
March 18Global Recycling Day DayRecycling into the Future
March 20International Day of HappinessHappier Together
March 20World Sparrow DayI love sparrows
March 21World Forestry Day/ International Day of ForestsForests and Education- learn to love forests
March 21World Poetry Day 
March 21International Day for the Elimination of Racial DiscriminationMitigating and countering rising nationalist populism and extreme supremacist ideologies
March 21World Down Syndrome Day 
March 22World Water DayLeave No One Behind
March 23World Meteorological DayThe Sun, the Earth and the Weather
March 2388th Martyrs’ Day of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru 
March 24World Tuberculosis (TB) DayIT’S TIME… to get ready for World TB Day 2019!
March 24International Day for Achievers 
March 25International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave TradeRemember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice
March 26Epilepsy Awareness Day also known as World Purple Day 
March 27World Theatre Day 
March 30Earth Hour 2019#Connect2Earth

Important Days and Dates of February 2019

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


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February 13World Radio DayDialogue, Tolerance and Peace
February 20World Day of Social JusticeIf You Want Peace & Development, Work for Social Justice
February 21International Mother Language DayIndigenous languages matter for development, peacebuilding, and reconciliation
February 22World Scout Day 
February 24Central Excise Day 
February 27World NGO Day 
February 28National Science DayScience for the People and the People for Science
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Important Days and Dates of January 2019

January 4World Braille Day 
January 9Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas/ NRI DayRole of Indian Diaspora in building a New India.
January 10World Hindi Day 
January 12National Youth DayChannelizing Youth Power for Nation Building
January 15Indian Army Day 
January 24National Girl Child Day 
January 25National Voters Day 
January 26International Customs Day 
January 2670th Republic Day 
January 27International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust 
January 27World Leprosy DayEnding discrimination, stigma and prejudice
January 30National Martyr’s Day 

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