Important National and International days

Are you looking to see what holiday is today or what holidays are coming up? There are bank holidays, festivals and other public holidays that you may need to consider. We have a complete, month-wise list of these days ready for you. Let us see below!

  1. Important Days and Dates in January 2022
  2. Important Days and Dates in February 2022
  3. Important Days and Dates in March 2022
  4. Important Dates and Days in April 2022
  5. Important Days and Dates in May 2022
  6. Important Days and Dates in June 2022
  7. Important Days and Dates in July 2022
  8. Important Days and Dates in August 2022
  9. Important Days and Dates in September 2022
  10. Important Days and Dates in October 2022
  11. Important Days and Dates in November 2022
  12. Important Days and Dates in December 2022

List of Important Days and Dates 2022

Important Days and Dates in January 2022

January presides over the gate to the New Year. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of January 2022.

  • 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

Important Days and Dates in February 2022

The birthstone of February amethyst symbolises piety, humility, spiritual wisdom and sincerity. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of February 2022.

  • 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 in March 2022

March has 31 days and is the third month of the year. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of March 2022.

  • 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 in April 2022

April is named after the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of April 2022.

  • 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 in May 2022

The month of May brings spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of May 2022.

  • 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 in June 2022

The traditional astronomical summer is on 21 June in Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere, meteorological winter begins on 1 June. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of June 2022.

  • 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 in July 2022

In the Roman calendar, July was originally the month of Quintilis. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of July 2022.

  • 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 in August 2022

In honour of Augustus Caesar, the name of the month changed to August. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of August 2022.

  • 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 in September 2022

Its birth flowers are the forget-me-not, morning glory and aster. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of September 2022.

  • 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 in October 2022

October month is associated with autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of October 2022.

  • 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

Important Days and Dates in November 2022

In Southern Hemisphere, it is the month of late spring and late autumn in the Northern Hemisphere. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of November 2022.

  • 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

Important Days and Dates in December 2022

From the Latin word, Decem means “ten’ from where it got the name December, the tenth month in the Roman Calendar. Let us study important days, events and festivals that fall in the month of December 2022.

  • December 1: World AIDS Day
  • December 2: National Pollution Control Day
  • December 3: World Day of the Handicapped
  • December 4: Indian Navy Day
  • December 5: International Volunteer Day
  • December 5: World Soil Day
  • December 7: Indian Armed Forces Flag Day
  • December 7: International Civil Aviation Day
  • December 9: International Anti-Corruption Day
  • December 10: Human Rights Day
  • December 10: Children’s Day of Broadcasting
  • December 11: UNICEF Day
  • December 11: International Mountain Day
  • December 14: World Energy Conservation Day
  • December 15: International Tea Day
  • December 16: Victory Day of Bangladesh
  • December 18: Minorities Rights Day
  • December 18: International Migrants Day
  • December 19: Goa’s Liberation Day
  • December 20: International Human Solidarity Day
  • December 22: National Mathematics Day
  • December 23: Kisan Divas (Farmer’s Day)
  • December 24: National Consumer Rights Day
  • December 25: Christmas Day
  • December 25: Good Governance Day
  • December 31: New Year’s Eve

Also See: Holiday List and Observances in India in 2022

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