List of Important Days with Themes 2017 pdf download here


We collected the list of  of Important Days with Theme in a PDF Format. This PDF will provides you insight into National & International days, that are important for competitive exams

DateImportant dayTheme 2017
4 JanuaryWorld Braille Day(207th birth anniversary of Louis Braille)People with Disabilities, Celebrating Together
9 JanuaryPravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora
10 JanuaryWorld Hindi Day
12 JanuaryNational Youth DayIndian youth for development skill and harmony
15 January69th Indian Army Day
24 JanuaryNational girl child dayBeti Bachao, Beti Padhao
25 JanuaryNational Voters DayEmpowering young and future events
26 JanuaryInternational Customs DayDigital Customs: Progressive Engagement
26 January68th Republic DaySkill India and Beti Bachao Beti Padhao
27 JanuaryInternational Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the HolocaustFrom Words to Genocide: Anti-Semitic Propaganda and the Holocaust
29 JanuaryWorld Leprosy Day (last Sunday of January)To live is to help to live
2 FebruaryWorld Wetlands DayWetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction
4 FebruaryWorld Cancer DayWe can I can
6 FebruaryInternational day of Zero Tolerance to female genital mutilationBuilding a solid and interactive bridge between Africa and the world to accelerate ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030
7 FebruarySafer Internet DayBe the change: unite for a better internet
10 FebruaryNational Deworming DayKrimi se chhutkara, sehatmand bhavishya hamara and worm-free children healthy children
11 FebruaryInternational day Women and girls in ScienceGender, Science and sustainable development: The Impact of Media
12 FebruaryNational Productivity DayFrom Waste to Profits-through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse
13 FebruaryWorld Radio DayRadio is You
20 FebruaryWorld Day of Social JusticePreventing conflict and sustaining peace through decent work
21 FebruaryInternational Mother language dayTowards sustainable through Multilingual education
22 FebruaryWorld Thinking dayConnect Activity Pack
24 FebruaryCentral Excise Day
28 FebruaryNational Science DayScience and tech for specially Abled person
1 MarchZero Discrimination DayMake some noise for Zero Discrimination
3 MarchWorld Wildlife Day
3 MarchNational Defence DayListen to the young voices
4 MarchWorld Hearing DayAction for hearing loss: make a sound investment
4 MarchNational Security Day
8 MarchInternational Women’s DayWomen in the challenging world of work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
9 MarchCISF Raising Day
12 MarchWorld Kidney DayKidney Disease and Obesity
13 MarchCommonwealth Day
13 MarchNo Smoking Day
15 MarchWorld Consumer Rights DayBuilding a Digital World Consumers can Trust
18 MarchOrdnance factories day
20 MarchInternational Day of Happiness
21 MarchInternational Day of ForestsForests and Energy
21 MarchWorld Down Syndrome DayMy Voice My Community – Enabling people with Down syndrome to speak up, be heard and influence government policy and action, to be fully included in the community
22 MarchWorld Water DayWhy Waste water?
23 MarchWorld Meteorological DayUnderstanding Clouds
24 MarchWorld TB DayUnite to end TB
27 MarchWorld Theatre Day
1 AprilPrevention of Blindness Week
2 AprilWorld Autism Awareness DayToward Autonomy and Self-Determination
2 AprilInternational Children’s Book Day
4 AprilNational Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in mine actionNeeds Driven- People Centered
5 AprilNational Maritime DayConnecting Ships, Ports and People
6 AprilInternational Day for Sports Development and Peace
7 AprilWorld Health DayDepression: Let’s Talk
7 AprilHandloom Week
8 AprilInternational Romani Day
8 AprilWorld Tradition Day
10 AprilWorld Homeopathy DayEnhancing Quality Research in Homeopathy Through Scientific evidence and Rich Clinical Experiences
11 AprilNational Safe Motherhood DayImproving Maternal Health by Empowering Women!
12 AprilInternational Day of Human Space Flight
13 AprilJallianwala Bagh Massacre
14 AprilDr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Jayanti
Customs Day
17 AprilWorld Hemophilia DayHear their Voices
18 AprilWorld Heritage DayCultural Heritage & Sustainable Tourism
21 AprilCivil Services DayMaking New India
22 AprilWorld Earth DayEnvironmental & Climate Literacy
23 AprilWorld Book and Copyright Day
24 AprilNational Panchayati Day
24 AprilWomen’s Political Empowerment Day, IndiaClimate Change, Women and Role of Panchayats
25 AprilWorld Malaria DayEnd Malaria For Good
26 AprilWorld Intellectual Property DayInnovation-Improving Lives
28 AprilWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkOptimize the collection and use of OSH data
29 AprilInternational Dance Day
30 AprilInternational Jazz Day
1 MayInternational Labour DaySecuring Decent Works For Sustainable Social Economic Development (International Labour Day)
1 MayMay Day
1 MayMaharashtra Day
2 MayWorld Asthma DayBetter Air Better Breathing
3 MayWorld Press Freedom DayCritical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies
4 MayInternational Firefighters Day
5 MayInternational Midwives Day
6 MayInternational No Diet Day
7 MayWorld Athletics Day
7 MayWorld Laughter Day
7 MayRabindra Nath Tagore Jayant
8 MayMother’s Day
8 MayWorld Redcross DayLess Known Red Cross Stories
8 MayRoad Safety Week
10 MayWorld Migratory Bird DayTheir Future is Our Future:A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds & People
11 MayNational Technology DayTechnology for inclusive and sustainable growth’.
12 MayInternational Nurses DayA voice to lead – Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”
15 MayInternational Families DayFamilies, education and well-being
16 MayNational Dengue Day
17 MayWorld Telecommunication & Information Society DayBig Data Big Impact
18 MayWorld AIDS Vaccine DayKnow Your Number
20 May World Metrology DayMeasurements for transport
21 MayAnti-Terrorism Day
22 MayInternational Day for Biological Diversity
23 MayWorld Turtle Day
24 MayCommonwealth Day
25 MayInternational Missing Children’s Day
26 MayGunners Day- New Zealand
28 MayMaharana Pratap Jayanti
29 MayInternational Day of UN PeacekeepersInvesting in Peace Around the world
30 MayGoa Statehood Day
31 MayWorld No Tobacco DayTobacco – a threat to development
1 JuneWorld Milk DayGood food, health and nutrition
2 JuneInternational Sex Workers’ Day
4 JuneInternational Day for Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
Cancer Survivors Day
Focuses to acknowledge the pain suffered by children victims throughout the world
5 JuneWorld Environment DayConnecting people to Nature
8 JuneWorld Ocean DayOur Oceans; Our Future
8 JuneCoal Miners Day
12 JuneAnti-Child Labour DayFocuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour.
June 13International Albinism Awareness DayFocuses on attacks against persons with albinism.
14 JuneWorld Blood Donor DayGive Blood; Give now; Give often
15 JuneWorld Elder Abuse Awareness DayUnderstand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue
16 JuneInternational Day of Family Remittances
17 JuneWord Day to Combat Desertification and DroughtLand degradation and migration
19 JuneInternational Day for the elimination of Sexual Violence and ConflictPreventing Sexual Violence Crimes through Justice and Deterrence
20 JuneWorld Refugee DayFocuses to show support for families forced to flee.
21 JuneInternational Yoga DayYoga for health
23 JunePublic Service Daycelebrates the value and virtue of public service to the community (Public Service Day)
23 JuneInternational Widow’s Day
23 JuneInternational Olympic Day
26 JuneInternational Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit traffickingListen First –
Listening to children and youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe
June 27Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises DayCelebrated for the first time
29 JuneNational Statistics Day
1 JulyNational Doctor’s Day
2 JulyWorld Sports Journalists’ Day
World UFO Day
4 JulyAmerican Independence Day
7 JulyGlobal Forgiveness Day
7 JulyWorld Chocolate Day
11 JulyWorld Population DayFamily Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations
12 JulyMalala Day
15 JulyWorld Youth Skill DayFocuses and skills and jobs for youth
17 JulyInternational Justice Day
18 JulyInternational Nelson Mandela DayFor Freedom, justice and democracy
26 JulyInternational Day for the conservation of the mangrove ecosystem
26 JulyKargil Vijay Diwas
28 JulyWorld Hepatitis DayEliminate Hepatitis
28 JulyWorld Nature Conservation Day
29 JulyInternational Tiger Day
30 JulyWorld Day Against Trafficking in PersonsAct to Protect and Assist Trafficked Persons
1 AugustWorld Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August)
6 AugustHiroshima Day
6 AugustFriendship Day
6 AugustAnti-Nuclear Day
7 AugustHandloom Day
7 AugustSanskrit Day
9 AugustKranti Diwas (Quit India Movement)
9 AugustInternational Day of the world’s indigenous peoples10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
10 AugustWorld Bio-Fuel Day
11 AugustNational Daughter’s Day
12 AugustInternational Youth DayYouth Building Peace
13 AugustOrgan Donation Day
15 AugustIndependence Day of India
19 AugustWorld Photography Day
19 AugustWorld Humanitarian DayWHD Campaign: Not a Target
20 AugustSadbhawana Diwas/ Harmony Day
29 AugustInternational Day Against Nuclear Test
29 AugustNational Sports Day
30 AugustNational Small Industry Day
1 SeptemberNational Nutrition Week (1-7 September)
2 SeptemberWorld Coconut Day
4 SeptemberNational Labour Day USA
5 SeptemberNational Teachers Day
5 SeptemberInternational Charity Day
7 SeptemberWorld Forgiveness Day
8 SeptemberInternational Literacy Day
10 SeptemberWorld First Aid Day
10 SeptemberWorld Suicide Prevention Day
12 SeptemberInternational Day for South-South Cooperation
14 SeptemberHindi Diwas
15 SeptemberInternational Day of Democracy
15 SeptemberInternational Engineer’s Day
16 SeptemberInternational Day for the Preservation of Ozone Layer
20 SeptemberRailway Police Force Foundation Day
21 SeptemberWorld Peace Day
21 SeptemberWorld Alzheimer Day
22 SeptemberWorld Cancer Free Day
25 SeptemberWorld Rivers Day
25 SeptemberWorld Pharmacists Day
26 SeptemberWorld Environmental Health Day
26 SeptemberWorld Contraception Day
27 SeptemberWorld Tourism Day
28 SeptemberWorld Rabies Day
28 SeptemberGunners Day India
28 SeptemberWorld Maritime Day
29 SeptemberWorld Heart Day
30 SeptemberWorld Deaf Day (last Sunday of the month of September
International Translation Day
1 OctoberInternational Day for Older Persons
1 OctoberWorld Vegetarian Day
2 OctoberWorld Habitat Day (First Monday of October)
2 OctoberInternational Day of Non-Violence/Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
3 OctoberWorld Nature Day
4 OctoberWorld Space Week (4-10 October)
4 OctoberWorld Animal Day
5 OctoberWorld Teachers Day
6 OctoberWorld Smile Day (First Friday of October)
8 OctoberIndian Air force Day
9 OctoberColumbus Day
9 OctoberWorld Post Day
10 OctoberWorld Mental Health Day
10 OctoberWorld Day Against Death Penalty
11 OctoberInternational Girl Child Day
12 OctoberWorld Arthritis Day
13 OctoberWorld Sight Day (2nd Thursday of October)
13 OctoberInternational Day for Disaster Reduction
14 OctoberInternational Standards’ Day
15 OctoberInternational Day of Rural Women
15 OctoberWorld Students Day
15 OctoberSafe Motherhood Week (15-21 October)
16 OctoberWorld Food Day
17 OctoberAnti-Poverty Day
20 OctoberWorld Statistics Day
20 OctoberNational Solidarity day
20 OctoberWorld Osteoporosis Day
21 OctoberPolice Commemoration Day
24 OctoberUnited Nations Day
24 OctoberWorld Development Information Day
24 OctoberWorld Polio Day
27 OctoberWorld Day for Audiovisual Heritage
28 OctoberNational Ayurveda Day
28 OctoberInternational Animation Day
29 OctoberInternational Internet Day
29 OctoberWorld Stroke Day
31 OctoberNational Unity Day
31 OctoberWorld Savings Day
31 OctoberWorld Cities Day
31 OctoberVigilance Awareness Week (31-5 November)
1 NovemberNo Tobacco Day
1 NovemberWorld Vegan Day
1 NovemberKarnataka Formation Day
5 NovemberWorld Tsunami Awareness Day
7 NovemberNational Cancer Awareness Day
7 NovemberInfant Protection Day
8 NovemberInternational Radiology Day
9 NovemberWorld Quality Day
9 NovemberWorld Legal Service Day
10 NovemberWorld Science Day for Peace and Development
10 NovemberPublic Transport Day
11 NovemberNational Education Day
12 NovemberWorld Pneumonia Day
12 NovemberPublic Service Broadcasting Day
13 NovemberWorld Kindness Day
14 NovemberChildren’s Day
14 NovemberWorld Diabetes Day
16 NovemberInternational Day for Tolerance
16 NovemberWorld Philosophy Day
20 NovemberUniversal Children’s Day
21 NovemberWorld Television Day
25 NovemberInternational Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women
26 NovemberConstitutional Day-India
26 NovemberNational Milk Day
28 NovemberRaising Day of National Cadet Corps
1 DecemberWord AIDS Day
2 DecemberInternational Day for Abolition of Slavery
2 DecemberNational Pollution Control
3 DecemberInternational Day for the Persons with Disabilities
4 DecemberIndian Navy Day
5 DecemberInternational Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
World Soil Day
7 DecemberInternational Civil Aviation Day
7 DecemberArmed Forces Flag Day- India
8 DecemberPlastic Free Day
9 DecemberInternational Anti-Corruption Day
10 DecemberHuman Rights Day
11 DecemberInternational Mountain Day
12 DecemberUniversal Health Coverage Day
14 DecemberWorld Energy Conservation Day
16 DecemberVijay Diwas
18 DecemberInternational Migrants Day
20 DecemberInternational Human Solidarity Day
22 DecemberNational Mathematics Day
23 DecemberKisan Diwas
24 DecemberNational Consumers Day
25 DecemberGood Governance Day



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