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List of Important Days & Dates 2022, National & International Days

List of Important Days & Dates 2022: In every month of the year there are some days that hold importance from the point of view of society, culture, environment, art, climate, health, etc. The list of important days and dates 2022 for all the months of 2022 has been given below in this article. Having a knowledge of the list of important days and dates 2022 keeps you ahead of others. Candidates who are preparing for banking exams must be aware of all these important days as such kinds of questions are asked in the general awareness section in the mains exam of banking. Keep reading this article to check the list of important days which are celebrated at national as well as international level.

List of Important National & International Days & Dates 2022

Important National & International Days & Dates 2022 will help the candidates to boost their general awareness section for the mains examination. Knowledge of important days & dates with their themes is important for every candidate who is preparing for the government or public sector examinations.

Important Days & Dates in India: Month-Wise

Check all the lists of the important days & dates in India which are given below:

Important Days & Dates of January 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of January 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasion Theme
1 January Global Family Day Families and Urbanization.
4 January World Braille Day
6 January World Day of War Orphans
9 January NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
10 January World Hindi day
11 January National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
12 January National Youth Day To commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
14 January Armed Forces Veterans Day
15 January Indian Army Day
19 January National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) celebrates its Raising Day
23 January Parakram Diwas
24 January National Girl Child Day
25 January National Voters Day ‘Making Elections Inclusive, Accessible & Participative’
25 January National Tourism Day
26 January Republic Day
26 January International Customs Day Scaling up Customs Digital Transformation by Embracing a Data
Culture & Building a Data Ecosystem’
27 January International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust (International Holocaust
Remembrance Day
“Memory, Dignity & Justice”
28 January Data Privacy Day
30 January Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas
30 January World Leprosy Eradication Day Theme is “United for Dignity”
30 January World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day Achieving health equity to end the neglect of poverty related diseases’

Important Days & Dates of January 2022

Important Days & Dates of February 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of February 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasion Theme
1 February Indian Coast Guard Day
2 February World Wetlands Day Wetlands Action for People & Nature
4 February World Cancer Day Close the Care Gap
4 February International Day of Human Fraternity Accelerating Investment to End Female Genital
6 February  International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
10 February National Deworming Day
10 February World Pulses Day Pulses to empower youth in achieving sustainable agrifood systems
11 February International Day of Women and Girls in Science Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion: Water Unites Us
11 February World Unani Day
12 February National Productivity Day
13 February World Radio Day
15 February International Childhood Cancer Day
World Pangolin Day | Third Saturday of February
20 February World Day of Social Justice Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment.
21 February International Mother Language Day Using technology for multilingual learning: Challenges &
22 February World Scout Day
22 February World Thinking Day Our World, Our Equal Future.
27 February World NGO Day
27 February World Sustainable Energy Day
28 February National Science Day ‘Integrated Approach in S&T for Sustainable Future’.
28 February Rare Disease Day (RDD) “Share Your Colors.”

Important Days & Dates of February 2022

Important Days & Dates of March 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of March 2022 here from the given table:

Dates  Occasions Theme
1 March World Civil Defense Day Civil defense and work with displaced people in disasters and crises; the role of volunteers and the fight against pandemics
1 March Zero Discrimination Day Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower
3 March World Hearing Day To hear for life, listen with care
3March World Wildlife Day Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration
4 March National Safety Day
4 March World Obesity Day Everybody Needs to Act
7 March Jan Aushadhi Diwas Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi
8 March International women’s Day gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow
World Kidney day| second Thursday of March |theme: “Kidney Health for All”
10 March CISF Raising Day
10 March International Day of Women Judges.
13 March No Smoking Day (Second Wednesday of March)
13 March World Rotaract day Rotary Making a Difference
14 March International Day of Action for Rivers Importance of Rivers for Biodiversity
15 March World Consumer Rights Day
15 March International Day to Combat Islamophobia every year, starting from 2022. .
16 March National Vaccination Day Vaccines Work for all
18 March Ordnance Factories Day
18 March World Sleep Day

Friday before March equinox

Quality Sleep, Sound Mind, Happy World’
18 March Global Recycling Day recycling fraternity
International Day of Happiness Keep Calm, Stay Wise & Be Kind
20 March World Oral Health Day theme : Be Proud Of Your Mouth.
21 March World Down Syndrome Day “Inclusion Means
21 March International Day of Forests ( World Forestry Day) Forests & sustainable production & consumption.
21 March International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination VOICES FOR ACTION AGAINST RACISM
21 March World Poetry Day .
22 March World Water Day Groundwater, Making Invisible Visible”.
23 March World Meteorological Day Early Warning & Early Action.
24 March World Tuberculosis Day Invest to End TB. Save Lives
March 24 International Day for Right to Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations & for Dignity of Victims
25 March International Day of Solidarity with Detained & Missing Staff Members
25 March International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery & Transatlantic Slave theme: “Stories of Courage: Resistance to Slavery & Unity against Racism”.
26 March Earth Hour

last Saturday of March month

Shape our Future
27 March World Theatre Day
31 March International Day of Drug Checking.
31 March International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV)

Important Days & Dates of March 2022

Important Days & Dates of April 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of April 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasion Theme
1 April Utkal Divas or Utakala Dibasha or Odisha Day
2 April World Autism Awareness Day Theme: “Inclusive Quality Education for All”
2 April International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) |theme: “Stories are wings that help you soar every day.”
4 April  International Day of Mine Awareness Theme: Safe Ground, Safe Steps, Safe
5 April National Maritime Day Sustainable Shipping beyond Covid-19’’
5 April International Day of Conscience
6April International Day of Sport for Development & Peace (IDSDP) | Theme: “Securing a Sustainable & Peaceful
Future for All: Contribution of Sport”
7 April World Health Day
7 April International Day of Reflection on 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda
9 April Crpf valour day
10 April World Homeopathy Day ‘People’s Choice For Wellness.’
11 April National Safe Motherhood Day
11 April World Parkinson’s Day Integrated Healthcare.
12 April International Day of Human Space Flight
13 April International Turban Day
13 April Indian Army marks Siachen Day To commemorate courage of Indian Army under “Operation Meghdoot”
14 April World Chagas Disease Day finding & reporting every case to defeat chagas disease
15 April World Art Day
16 April World Voice Day (WVD) Theme: ‘Lift your voice’
16 April Save Elephant Day
18 April World Heritage Day “Heritage & Climate”
19 April World Liver Day
20 April UN Chinese Language Day
21 April World Creativity & Innovation Day World Creativity & Innovation Week is also observed from April 15-21. |
Theme: Collaboration
21 April National Civil Services Day
22 April Earth Day also known as International Mother Earth Day
23 April  World Book & Copyright Day
23 April English Language Day
24 April National Panchayati Raj Day
25 April World Malaria Day theme: “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives”
25 April International Delegates Day
26 April World Intellectual Property Day IP and Youth innovating for a Better Future
26 April International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
27 April World Stationery Day last Wednesday of April
28 April World Day for Safety & Health at Work ” Participation And Social Dialogue In Creating A
Positive Safety And Health Culture”
28 April International Girls in ICT Day is marked annually on the fourth Thursday in April Theme :access and safety.
29 April International Dance Day
30 April International Jazz theme :‘A Call for Global Peace and Unity’
30 April World Veterinary Day

Important Days & Dates of April 2022

Important Days & Dates of May 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of May 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 May International Labour Day other names: International Worker’s Day and May Day
World Laughter Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of every May . This year the day is celebrated on 1st May
World Asthma Day observed every year on first Tuesday of may | 3rd of May 2022. |theme :‘Closing Gaps in Asthma Care’
2 May World Tuna Day
3 May World Press Freedom Day Journalism under digital siege
4 May International Firefighters’ Day
May 4 Coal Miners Day
May 5 World Portuguese Language Day
May 5 World Hand Hygiene Day theme – Unite for safety: clean your hands
6 May International No Diet Day 
7 May World Athletics Day
8 May World Red Cross Day,
8May World Thalassaemia Day Be Aware.Share.Care: Working with the global community as one to improve
thalassemia knowledge
Every year during May 8-9, the UN marks the Time of Remembrance and reconciliation for those who lost their
lives during the 2nd World War
10May International Day of Argania theme “The Argan tree, symbol of resilience”.
11 May National Technology Day “Integrated Approach in Science and technology for sustainable future”.
12 May International Day of Plant Health (IDPH)
12 May International Nurses Day “Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Invest in Nursing and respect rights to secure global health”
14 May World Migratory Bird Day marked twice a year since its inauguration in 2006. International Migratory Bird Day
will be celebrated on 14 May and 8 October 2022|theme : light pollution
15 May International Day of Families, Armed Forces Day
16 May International Day of Living Together in Peace
May 16 International Day of Light
16 May National Dengue Day
May 17 World Hypertension Day
May 17 International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
17 May World Telecommunication Day, World Hypertension Day
18 May International Museum Day, World AIDS Vaccine Day World AIDS Vaccine Day is also known as HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
20 May World Bee Day ‘Bee Engaged: Celebrating the diversity of
bees and beekeeping systems’.
20 May World Metrology Day theme: Metrology in the Digital Era.
21 May National Anti-Terrorism Day, National Endangered Species Day, International Tea Day,
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development.
22 May International Day for Biological Diversity Building a shared future for all life
23 May International Day to End Obstetric Fistula  
23 May World Turtle Day | Theme: “Shellebrate”
25 May World Thyroid Day | Theme: “It’s not you. It’s your thyroid.”
25 May International Missing Children’s Day  
United Nations observing “International Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non-Self-Governing Territories” from May 25 to 31.
29 May International Day of UN Peacekeepers  Theme: People. Peace. Progress. The Power of Partnerships.
30May World Vape Day
31 May World No Tobacco Day  Theme: Tobacco: Threat to our environment.

Important Days & Dates of May 2022

Important Days & Dates of June 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of June 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 June World Milk Day
1 June Global Day of Parents  Theme: ‘Family Awareness
3 June World Bicycle Day
4 June International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
5 June  World Environment Day, International Day for Fight against Illegal, Unreported & Unregulated Fishing
6June UN Russian Language Day  
7 June  World Food Safety Day Safer food, better health
8 June World Ocean Day, Theme: “Revitalization: collective action for ocean”
8 June  World Brain Tumour Day Together We Are Stronger’.
12 June Anti-Child Labour Day Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour
13 June International Albinism Awareness Day “United in making our voice heard”.
14 June World Blood Donor Day “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join effort & save lives”
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is celebrating Elimination of Child Labour Week. It is being celebrated in 75 places from 12th June to 20th June, 2022.
15 June World Wind Day
15 June World Elder Abuse Awareness Day   Theme: “Combatting Elder Abuse”.
16June International Day of Family Remittances  Theme: Recovery & resilience through digital & financial inclusion.
17 June World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought   Theme: “Rising up from drought together”
18 june International Day for Countering Hate Speech,Sustainable Gastronomy Day, International Picnic Day
19 June International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Theme: ‘Prevention as Protection: Enhancing structural & operational prevention of conflict-related sexual violence.’
20 June World Refugee Day “Together we heal, learn & shine.”
21 June World Music Day Theme: “Music on intersections”.
21 June International Day of Yoga, World Hydrography Day Yoga for Humanity’ chosen as theme of eighth International Day of Yoga
23 June International Olympic Day Theme: “Together for A Peaceful World.”
23 June United Nations Public Service Day Theme: Building back better from COVID-19: Enhancing innovative partnerships to meet Sustainable Development Goals.
23June International Widows’ Day Theme: “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence”.
26 June International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking | World Drug Day| Theme: Addressing drug challenges in health & humanitarian crises”
26June International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
27 June Medium-sized Enterprises Day
28June National Insurance Awareness Day
29June International Day of Tropics
30June International Day of Parliamentarism
30 June World Asteroid Day (International Asteroid Day) Theme: “small is beautiful.”

Important Days & Dates of June 2022

Important Days & Dates of July 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of July 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 July  Doctor’s Day, Chartered Accountants’ Day or CA Day
2 July World Sports Journalists Day, World UFO Day 
3 July International Plastic Bag Free Day
6 July World Zoonoses Day
7 July Global Forgiveness Day, World Chocolate Day
7 July World Kiswahili Day Kiswahili for peace & prosperity
10 July National Fish Farmers Day  
11 July  World Population Day A world of 8 billion: Towards a resilient future for all – Harnessing opportunities & ensuring rights & choices for all”.
12 July International Malala Day,World Paper Bag Day  
15 July World Youth Skills Day 2022, National Plastic Surgery Day   
18 July Nelson Mandela International Day “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are”
20 July International Moon Day, World Chess Day  
22 July World Brain Day Theme “Brain Health for all”
22 July World Fragile X Awareness Day  
23 July National Broadcasting Day  
24 July Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) observed the 162nd Income Tax Day
25 July World Drowning Prevention Day
26 July International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
28 July World Hepatitis Day Bringing hepatitis care closer to you.’
28 July World Nature Conservation Day  
29 July World Tiger Day India launches Project Tiger to revive the tiger population”
30 July International Friendship Day  
30 July World Day Against Trafficking Theme “Use & abuse of technology”
31 July World Ranger Day  

Important Days & Dates Of July 2022

Important Days & Dates of August 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of August 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 August Muslim Women’s Rights Day To celebrate the enforcement of the law against the ‘Triple Talaq’ rule among Muslims.
1 August World Lung Cancer Day
6 August Hiroshima Day
7 August National Handloom Day Theme:”Handloom, an Indian legacy”.
8 August World Cat Day
9 August International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Nagasaki day
10 August World Lion Day, World Biofuel Day
12 August World Elephant Day, World Sanskrit Day  
12 August International Youth Day “Intergenerational solidarity: creating a world for all ages.”
13 August World Organ Donation Day Theme: “let’s pledge to donate organs & save lives”.
15 August Independence Day of India
19 August World Photography Day, World Humanitarian Day
20 August Sadbhavna Diwas,  in memory of Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary
20 August Akshay Urja Diwas or Renewable Energy Day.
20 August World Mosquito Day
21 August International Day of Remembrance of & Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism Memories
21 August World Senior Citizens’ Day 
23 August International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade & its Abolition  chosen by UNESCO theme  ‘Decolonisation
23 August Internaut Day  to mark the invention of the World Wide Web
24 August World Gujarati Language Day 2022 
26 August International Dog Day
26 August Women’s Equality Day 2022  “Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow”
29 August National Sports Day, International Day against Nuclear Tests
30 August International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, National Small Industry Day
30 August International Whale Shark Day
31 August International Day for People of African Descent

Important Days & Dates Of August 2022

Important Days & Dates of September 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of September 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
2 September World Coconut Day Growing Coconut for a Better Future & Life
5 September Teachers’ Day Leading in crisis, reimaging the future
5 September International Day of Charity  
7 September International Day of Clean Air for blue skies  
8 September International Literacy Day Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces”
9 September International Day to Protect Education from Attack, World EV Day
9 September Himalayan Diwas Himalayas will be safe only when the interests of its residents are protected.
10 September World Suicide Prevention Day   theme  “Creating hope through action,”
15 September Engineers Day
16 September World Ozone Day
21 September Day  for Peace and Non-Violence (UN)
23 September International Day of Sign Languages
26 September World Contraception Day
30 September International Translation Day

Important Days & Dates Of September 2022

Important Days & Dates of October 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of October 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 October International Day  for Elderly, World Vegetarian Day, International Coffee Day
2 October International Day of Non-Violence
The United Nations designated the first Monday of
October as World Habitat DayWorld Egg Day is celebrated worldwide on the
‘Second Friday of October’ month each year since

Every year, World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is
officially celebrated twice in a year, on the Second Saturday of
May and again on the Second Saturday of October.

4 October World Animal Welfare Day
5 October Ganga River Dolphin Day
5 October World Teachers’ Day
7 October World Cotton Day
8 October Indian Air Force Day
9 October World Post Office Day
10 October National Post Day, World Mental Health Day, World Day Against the Death Penalty
11 October International Day of Girl Child
12 October World Arthritis Day
13 October International Day for Disaster
14 October International E-Waste Day
15 October World Students Day, International Day of Rural Women
16 October World Food Day
17 October International Day for the Eradication of
20 October World Osteoporosis Day, International Chefs Day, World Statistics Day
21 October Police Commemoration Day
22 October International
Stuttering Awareness Day
23 October International
Snow Leopard Day, Mole Day
24 October UN Day, World Development Information Day, International Day of Diplomats, World Polio Day
27 October Infantry Day, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
28 October International Animation Day
29 October World Psoriasis Day, International Internet Day
30 October World Thrift Day
31 October National Unity Day, World Cities Day

Important Days & Dates Of October 2022

Important Days & Dates of November 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of November 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 November World Vegan Day
2 November International Day to End Impunity for Crimes
against Journalists
5 November World Tsunami Day
6 November International Day for Preventing the
Exploitation of the Environment in War and
Armed Conflict
7 November National Cancer Awareness Day
8 November International Day of Radiology
8 November World Urbanism Day “World
Town Planning Day
9 November Legal Services Day
10 November World Science Day for Peace and Development
11 November National Education Day
12 November Public Service Broadcasting Day,World Pneumonia Day
14 November Children’s Day, Diabetes Day
16 November National Press Day, “International Day
for Tolerance
17 November National Epilepsy Day, World COPD Day
World Philosophy Day is celebrated on the Third
Thursday of November each yearWorld Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic
Victims is marked every year on Third Sunday
18 November National Naturopathy Day
19 November World Toilet Day
21 November World Television Day, World Fisheries Day
24 November Martyrdom Day of Guru Tegh Bahadur
25 November International Day
for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
26 November National Constitution Day, National
Milk Day
27 November National Organ Donation Day
29 November International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Important Days & Dates of November 2022

Important Days & Dates of December 2022

Candidates can check the important days & dates of December 2022 here from the given table:

Dates Occasions Theme
1 December World AIDS Day
2 December National Pollution Control Day, World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3 December World Day of the Handicapped
4 December Indian Navy Day
5 December World Soil Day, International Volunteer Day
7 December International Civil Aviation Day, National flag day of India
8 December South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Charter Day
9 December International Day of Commemoration & Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide & of the Prevention
of this CrimeInternational Anti-Corruption Day
10 December Human Rights Day
11 December International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day
12 December International Universal Health Coverage Day, International Day of Neutrality
14 December World Energy Conservation Day
15 December International Tea Day
16 December Vijay Diwas (also called Victory Day)
18 December International Migrants Day, Minorities Rights Day, World Arabic Language Day
20 December International Human Solidarity Day
22 December National Mathematics Day
23 December National Farmers’ Day
24 December National Consumers Day
25 December Christmas Day, Good Governance Day
27 December International day for Epidemic Preparedness

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