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.



International Picnic Day

International Picnic Day celebrates the gathering together outdoors to eat and enjoy one another’s company – The Picnic. The true origin of International Picnic Day is unknown, but can be traced back to the end of the French Revolution and the Victorian Era. Picnics were ways for people to escape the restrictions of etiquette and

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World Combat Day to Desertification and Drought

The World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) is observed to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought, worldwide on 17 June every year since 1995 . Its purpose is to highlight ways to prevent desertification and recover from drought. Each annual celebration has a different theme.  

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World Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. On this day people used to honour their fathers or the father like persons

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World Blood Donor Day

Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). World Blood Donor Day is one of eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO), along with World Health Day, World Tuberculosis Day, World Immunization Week, World Malaria Day, World No Tobacco Day, World Hepatitis Day, and World AIDS Day. The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of

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Sunday Father’s Day

Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday of June. It honors all fathers, grandfathers, great-grandfathers, and father figures for their contribution. It was created to complement Mother’s Day. It is not a federal holiday. So, Businesses will be open or closed based on the day of the week, Sunday. It is celebrated through cards,

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International Children’s Day – June 1

The International Day for Protection of Children is observed in many countries as Children’s Day on June 1 since 1950. Children’s Day is recognized on various days in many places around the world to honor children globally.It was established by the Women’s International Democratic Federation on its congress in Moscow (22 November 1949). It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for

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Anti-tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is observed  to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe. The day is further intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which currently lead to nearly

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day is an annual celebrates sustainable solutions to ending extreme hunger and poverty. With a key focus on genuine partnership, it seeks to highlight the positive actions taken by those existing on less than £1 ($1.50) per day, to end their own hunger. World Hunger Day – 20,000 people die from poverty every single day

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International Day for Biological Diversity

International Day for Biological Diversity has proclaimed May 22 by United Nations.  The moto of  International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. Biodiversity is the foundation for life and for the essential services provided by ecosystems. It therefore underpins peoples’ livelihoods and sustainable development in all areas of

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Anti-Terrorism day

All over India, May 21st is observed as Anti Terrorism Day in the  memory of former Indian Prime Minister Mr Rajiv Gandhi who passed away on this day. On this day in the year 1991, former India’s Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was killed brutally by terrorist attacks. Every Year Union Home Ministry administers the Anti-Terror pledge to Government employees.

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