List of Important days in India

Dates are a very important part of the historical and genealogical research. 
Month Dates Day
January 1-Jan Army Medical Corps Establishment Day
  8-Jan African National Congress Foundation Day
  10-Jan World Laughter Day
  9-Jan Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
  11-Jan Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri
  12-Jan National youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)
  15-Jan Army Day
  23-Jan Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary
  25-Jan International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day, Indian Voter Day
  26-Jan Republic Day
  28-Jan Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
  30-Jan (Martyr's day) Mahatma Gandhi's Martyrdom Day;World Leprosy Eradication Day
  31-Jan World Leprosy Eradication Day
February 2-Feb  World Wetlands Day
  4-Feb National Day of Srilanka
  5-Feb Kashmir Day (Organised by Pakistan)
  13-Feb Sarojini Naidu's Birth Anniversary
  24-Feb Central Exise Day
  28-Feb National Science Day
March 3-Mar National Defence Day
  4-Mar National Security Day
  8-Mar International Women's Day
  9-Mar CISF Raising Day
  12-Mar Mauritius Day;Central Industrial Security Force Day
  15-Mar World Consumer Day
  16-Mar National Vaccination Day
  21-Mar World Forestry Day
  22-Mar World Day of Water
  23-Mar World Meterological Day
  24-Mar World TB Day
  26-Mar Bangaladesh Liberation Day
April 1-Apr Orissa Day
  5-Apr National Meritime Day
  7-Apr World Health Day
  11-Apr National Safe Motherhood Day
  13-Apr Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
  14-Apr B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
  17-Apr World Haemophilia Day
  18-Apr World Heritage Day
  21-Apr National Civil Service Day
  22-Apr World Earth Day
  23-Apr World Books Day
  24-Apr Panchayat Raj Day
  26-Apr World Intellectual Property Day
May 1-May International Labour Day, Maharashtra Day
  3-May International Press Freedom day; International Energy Day
  4-May Coal Miners Day
  7-May Worlds AIDS Orphans day
  8-May International Red Cross Day (It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of the Red Cross Organization Jean Henry Dunant)
  11-May National Technology Day
  15-May International Family Day
  17-May World Telecom Day
  18-May International Museums Day
  22-May International Bio Diversity Day
  24-May Commonwealth Day
  25-May Worlds Thyroid Day
  29-May International Day of UN Peace Keepers
  30-May Hindi Journalism Day
  31-May World No Tobacco Day
June 1-Jun World Milk Day (FAO)
  5-Jun World Environment Day
  8-Jun World Oceans Day
  12-Jun World Day Against Child Labour / Child Labour Prohibition Day
  14-Jun World Blood Donor Day
  15-Jun World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  17-Jun World Day to Combat Desertification
  20-Jun World Refugee Day
  21-Jun International Day of Yoga
  23-Jun United Nations Public Service Day
  26-Jun International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  29-Jun National Statistics Day
July 1-Jul Doctor's Day
  2-Jul World UFO Day
  4-Jul American Independence Day
  7-Jul International Day of Cooperatives
  11-Jul World Population Day
  17-Jul World Day for International Justice
  18-Jul Mandela Day
  26-Jul Kargil Victory Day
  27-Jul Central Reserve Police Force Foundation Day
  28-Jul World Hepatitis Day
August 6-Aug Hiroshima Day
  9-Aug Quit India Movement Day
  12-Aug International youth Day
  14-Aug Pakistan's Independence Day
  15-Aug India's Independence Day
  19-Aug World Photography Day
  20-Aug Sadbhavana Diwas
  29-Aug National Sports Day of India (Dhyanchand's Birth Day)
  30-Aug Small Industry Day
September 5-Sep Teacher's Day (Dr. Radhakrishnan's Birth Day)
  7-Sep Forgiveness Day
  8-Sep International Literacy Day
  14-Sep Hindi day,World First Aid Day
  16-Sep World Ozone Day
  21-Sep International Day of Peace, World Alzheimer's day
  25-Sep Social Justice Day
  27-Sep World Tourism Day
October 1-Oct International Day for the Elderly(UN)
  2-Oct Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence
  3-Oct World Nature Day, World Habitat Day
  4-Oct World Animal Day
  5-Oct World Teacher's Day
  6-Oct World Wildlife Day, World Food Security Day
  8-Oct Indian Air-force day
  9-Oct World Postal Day
  10-Oct World Mental Health day;National Post Day
  11-Oct International Girl Child Day
  12-Oct World Sight day
  13-Oct World Calamity Control Day(UN)
  14-Oct World Standard Day
  15-Oct World White cane day(guiding the blind)
  16-Oct World Food Day
  17-Oct International poverty
  20-Oct National Solidarity Day (China attacked India on that day)
  24-Oct United Nations Day
  30-Oct World Thrift Day
  31-Oct Rastriya Ekta Diwas (Sardar Patel), National Integration Day (In memory of Indira Gandhi)
November 7-Nov Infant Protection day, World Cancer Awareness Day
  9-Nov Legal Service Day
  10-Nov Transport Day
  14-Nov Children's day/ World Diabetics day
  17-Nov Guru Nanak Dev's Birth Anniversary
  26-Nov Law Day
  30-Nov Flag Day
December 1-Dec World AIDS Day
  3-Dec World Disability Day
  4-Dec Navy Day
  5-Dec World Soil Day
  7-Dec Armed Force Flag Day
  10-Dec Human Rights day
  11-Dec UNICEF Day
  14-Dec National Energy Conservation Day
  19-Dec Goa's Liberation day
  23-Dec Kisan Divas (Farmer's Day)

Last Updated: December 5, 2017

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