Important Days in April

Important Days in April

Important Days & Dates in April

1st April
Orissa Day
Prevention of Blindness week
2nd April
World Autism Awareness Day
4th April
International Day for Mine Awareness
5th April
National Maritime Day
7th April
World Health Day
10th April
World Homeopathy Day
11th April
National Safe Motherhood Day
National Pet Day
13th April
Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day (1919)
17th April
World Haemophilia Day
18th April
World Heritage Day
21st April
National Civil Service Day
Secretaries’s Day
22nd April
World Earth Day
23rd April
World Book and Copyright Day
24th April
National Panchayati Day
25th April
World Malaria Day
26th April
World Intellectual Property Day
28th April
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
World Veterinary Day

 List of Important Days With Their Dates and Cause:

1st April: Odisha day

Odisha day is celebrated in the state of Odisha in the memory of the formation of new separate stated on 1 April 1936 under the rule of British based on language.

2nd April: World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is celebrated on 2 April every year worldwide, the United Nations General Assembly declared World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April in the year 2007, on this day to improve the lives of those children and adults. Steps are taken that suffer from autism and help them live a meaningful life. The color blue is considered a symbol of autism.

4th April: World Mine day

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action Day is celebrated to aware the people about the landmines and progress toward their eradication.

5th April: National Maritime day

A hundred years ago, on this day in 1919, navigation history was made when SS Liolty, the first ship of The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Limited, sailed to the United Kingdom. “Indian Ocean-An Ocean of opportunity” was the theme of the 56th edition of National Maritime Day. This day was first observed on 5 April 1964. The National Maritime Day Award is called the Varuna Award.

6th April: International Sports Day

Every year 6 April is celebrated as International Sports Day to remove cultural disparities and development at the international level by the Games between different countries.

7th April: World Health Day

In the year 1948, the first meeting of the World Health Organization was held on April 7, in this meeting, this day was declared as World Health Day, consequently, from April 1950 to April 7 is being celebrated as World Health Day, it aims to get people’s attention to improve the health of the world population. 

10th April: World Homeopathy Day

World Homeopathy Day is celebrated in the honor of the birth of Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, known as the father of the Homeopathy system of medicines. He discovers the homeopathy medicines to heal human wounds and diseases.

11th April: National Safe Motherhood Day

National Safe Motherhood Day is celebrated on 11 April in every year. This is an initiative of the white ribbon alliance India to give facilities and adequate access to their care during their pregnancy and provide them sufficient medical services.

National Pet Day

This day is celebrated to show your love towards your pets. The aim behind this day is to memorize the owner that they have some duty and responsibility toward their pets. 

12th April: International Day for Street Children

International Day for Street Children: Louder Together was launched on April 12, 2011, to give a loud voice to millions of street children around the world, so as not to ignore their rights. In 2017, the United Nations specifically acknowledged the rights of these children in a document called General Commentary on Children (No.21) in Street Situation.

International Human Day

The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution on 7 April 2011 and declared 12 April as International Human Day. 12 April 1961 was the date of the first manned space flight, carried out by Soviet civilian Yuri Gagarin. This historical occasion opened the path for space investigation to assist all mankind.

13th April: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Day

Also known as the Amritsar Massacre which took place in 1919 on 13 April, which brings the new turn in Indian History. On this day hundreds of Indian people were killed by the British army on the order of General Reginald Dyer at the ground Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab. So to commemorate this disaster this day is celebrated every day in India.

17th April: World Hemophilia Day

World Hemophilia Day is observed all over the world on 17 April, this day is celebrated every year to spread awareness about Haemophilia and other genetic bleeding disorders. “The First Step to Care” was the theme of World Hemophiliac Day 2019. World Haemophilia Day was started in 1989 by the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH), which began celebrating on April 17 in honor of the birthday of WFH founder Frank Sabenable, a decision to bring the community along

18th April: World Heritage Day

In the year 1983, April 18 was declared as World Heritage Day, it aims to make people strive to preserve the cultural heritage of their country and world.

21st April: National Civil Day

Civil Service Day is observed every year on 21 April. The present common administrations of India are for the most part dependent on the example of the previous Indian Civil Service of British India. Warren Hastings established the framework for common help and Charles Cornwallis improved, modernized and excused it. Therefore, Charles Cornwallis is regarded as the father of civil service in India.

22nd April: World Earth Day

Earth Day was started in the year 1970, its purpose is to inspire people to save the environment. Today in more than 192 countries, April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day.

23rd April: World Book and Copyright Day

Inspired by the spirit of high-purpose international cooperation and development, the World Book and Ownership (Copyright) Day was formally launched on 23 April 1995 by UNESCO, an organization of 193 member countries and 6 associate members.

English Language Day

In the United Nations, English Language Day is commended on April 23, a date generally celebrated as both the birthday and date of William Shakespeare’s passing. The day is the aftereffect of a 2010 activity by the Department of Public Information, which sets up Language Day for every one of the association’s six authority dialects.

24th April: World Day for Animals

The World Day for Animals in the Laboratory was started in 1979 and the World Day for Animals is observed in the Laboratories for Animals (WDAIL), also known as World Lab Animal Day on 24 April every year.

National Panchayati Day

National Panchayati Day is declared on 24 April 2010 by the Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh at that time. This day is celebrated to commemorate the formation of the Panchayati raj system in all over the country.

25th April: World Malaria Day

Every day has its special significance, ‘World Malaria Day’ is one such day, which was first observed on ‘April 25, 2008’ UNICEF aims to celebrate this day by focusing public attention on dangerous diseases like malaria.

26th April: World Intellectual Property Day

World Intellectual Property Day is observed every year on 26 April. The event was established in 2000 by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to “raise awareness of patents, copyrights, trademarks and design impact on daily life”. “Reach for Gold: IP and Sports” was the theme of World Intellectual Property Day 2019.

27th April: World Graphics Day

World Graphics Day is celebrated on 27 April 2020. The day was established by the International Council of Graphic Design Association (Icograda), which was set up on April 27, 1963. World Graphics Day, otherwise called World Graphic Design Day, is an opportunity to perceive correspondence structure and its job in the world.

28th April: The World Day for Safety and Health at the Workplace

The World Day for Safety and Health at the Workplace is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and civilized work. It is held on 28 April and has been seen since 2003 by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

29th April: International Dance Day

International Dance Day commenced on 29 April 1982, the International Dance Committee of the International Theater Institute of UNESCO established 29 April as Dance Day to commemorate the birth of a great Reformer Jean George Navarre celebrated this day as International Dance Day.

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