Category Archives: Important Dates and Events




Remembrance of date and events is way of human civilization for creating constructive bonding between the societies. This section gives essential national and international days and their historic background which is verified from various sources. This collection will help you for all competitive examinations like Civil service exams, TNPSC, SET, UGC/CSIR-NET, IBPS, CBI, IB and so on. Further this section will help us to improve our GK and historic affairs.



World Water Day

World Day of Water is observed annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The UN General Assembly responded by

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World Forestry Day

The World Forestry Day was established on the March 21, by resolution of the UN General Assembly on November 28, 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. On each International Day of Forests, countries are encouraged to undertake local, national and international efforts to organize activities involving forests and trees, such

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National Vaccination Day

India observes National Vaccination Day sometime called as National Immunization Day (NID)  on 16th March every year.  National Immunization Day was first observed on 16th March 1995 when first dose of Oral Polio Vaccine was given. The observance of National Vaccination Day is an attempt to enhance awareness for the eradication of polio from planet earth. Every year on this

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International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition, August 23 of each year, the day designated by UNESCO to memorialize the transatlantic slave trade. The date is significant because, during the night of August 22 to August 23, 1791, on the island of Saint Domingue (now known as Haiti), an uprising began which set forth events which were a

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World Mosquito Day

World Mosquito Day, observed annually on 20 August, is a commemoration of Indian doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 that female mosquitoes transmit malaria between humans. Malaria hasn’t been an issue in the United States since the 1950’s. Today, mosquitoes are mostly a nuisance. They fly around in silence and bite without warning – often leaving an itchy, annoying bump.  Ross

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Namibia Day

Namibia Day or Heroes’ Day is a national public holiday in Namibia. Namibia Day takes place on August 26, 2016. It is recognized by the United Nations as Namibia Day. The day commemorates the Namibian War of Independence which began on 26 August 1966 at Omugulugwombashe. National celebrations take place annually at different places, usually

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World Photography Day

Photography Day is nothing but celebrating photography. Today is the day to embrace your love of photography, whether you see yourself as an Amateur, Hobbyist or Professional, it’s the day to show off what you can do. Photography has the ability to tell stories and inspire people and with the dawn of digital photography we can share memories

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World Day against Trafficking in Persons

The UN launched the Day against Trafficking Persons for the first time on July 30, 2014, to end human trafficking and raise awareness worldwide.  “At any given time, an estimated 2.5 million people are trapped in modern-day slavery. Men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers both in their own countries and abroad. Every

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International Day of Friendship

Friendship Day is a day for celebrating friendship. The day has been celebrated in several southern South American countries for many years, particularly in Paraguay, where the first World Friendship Day  International Friendship Day was proposed in 1958. Friendship Day celebrations occur on different dates in different countries. The first World Friendship Day was proposed for 30 July in 1958, by

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World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day, observed on July 28 every year, aims to raise global awareness of hepatitis. A group of infectious diseases known as Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E and encourage prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Hepatitis affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year. World Hepatitis Day is

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