Important Days In October 2021: List Of National and International days

October month has some of the important events and days to celebrate and honour the cause and raise awareness on different diseases and days. some of them are.....

Important Days In October 2021: List Of National and International days

Important Days and Dates in October 2021: Important days, dates, and events (national or international) October 2021 are provided below which will increase the general knowledge and also help in the preparation of various competitive examinations. 

Important Days And Dates In September 2021: 

1 October: International Day of the Older Persons

(This Day is celebrated on 1 October every year to recognise millions of people across the world from farmers, roasters, baristas...)

World Vegetarian Day

(World Vegetarian Day is observed on 1 October annually. It was founded in...)

2 October: Gandhi Jayanti

(Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on 2nd October every year to mark the birth anniversary of...)

                    Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti

(Shastri was born to Sharada Prasad Srivastava and Ramdulari Devi in Mughalsarai on 2 October 1904, sharing his birthday with...)

International Day of Non-Violence

(The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of...)

3 October: German Unity Day

(German Unity Day is celebrated on 3 October every year to mark the anniversary of the nation's unification...)

4 October: World Animal Welfare Day

(World Animal Welfare Day is celebrated on 4 October to raise awareness among people about taking action...)

World Habitat Day (First Monday of October)

(World Habitat Day is observed on the first Monday of October month throughout the world. It was declared by...)

5 October: World Teachers Day

(World Teachers' Day is celebrated on 5 October every year in the whole world to commemorate the anniversary of...)

8 October: Indian Air Force Day

(Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8 October all over India.)

                    Munshi Premchand Death Anniversary

(He began writing under the pen name "Nawab Rai", but subsequently switched to "Premchand", Munshi being an honorary prefix. A novel writer, story writer and...)

                     Jai Prakash Narayan Death Anniversary

(Narayan died in Patna, Bihar, on 8 October 1979, three days before his 77th birthday, due to the effects of diabetes and heart ailments. In March 1979, while he was ...)

          World Egg Day

(It is celebrated on the second Friday in October each year. For ages, eggs have played a major part in sustaining families around the world.)

9 October: World Postal Day

(World Postal Day is celebrated on 9 October every year to raise awareness among people about the role of the postal sector for people and businesses every day. The anniversary of the  Universal Postal Union which was established in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern.)

                   Guru Ram Das Jayanti

(The Gurdwara Janam Asthan Guru Ram Das in Lahore, Pakistan, commemorates the birthplace of the Guru. Guru Ram Das was born on 24 September 1534 in a Sodhi ...)

 9-15 October: National Postal Week(India)

(To build awareness about the performance and participation of the postal sector in social and economic development.)

10 October: World Mental Health Day

(World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year to raise awareness about the scale of suicide around the world and...)

11 October: International Day of the Girl Child

(International Day of the Girl Child is observed on 11 October to raise voices for girls and stand up for their...)

12 October: World Arthritis Day

(To raise and promote awareness of the symptoms connected to rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs)...) 

13 October: International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

(International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction is observed annually on 13 October To encourage a global society of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. In 1989, the International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction was started by the United Nations General assembly.)

14 October: World Standards Day

(World Standards Day is observed on 14 October every year to raise awareness...)

World Sight Day{Second Thursday of October}

(World Sight Day is observed on the second Thursday of October month. In 2021, it falls on 14 October. The aim of celebrating World Sight Day is to increase awareness of blindness and vision impairment.)

15 October: World Student’s Day 

(To acknowledge the birth anniversary of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and his works towards the students...)

Global Handwashing Day

(Global Handwashing Day is observed on 15 October every year and it was founded by the Global Handwashing Partnership. This day provides an opportunity to design, test and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times. In 2008, the first Global Handwashing Day was celebrated.)

World White Cane Day

(World White Cane Day is celebrated on 15 October by the National Federation of the Blind. White cane for blind people is an essential tool that gives them the ability to achieve a full and independent life.)

16 October: World Food Day

(In celebration of the date of the establishing of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.)

World Anaesthesia Day

(World Anaesthesia Day is celebrated on October 16 to mark the first successful demonstration of diethyl ether anaesthesia in 1846.)

  Boss Day

(National Boss Day or Boss's Day is celebrated on 16 October to appreciate the works of their employers. The day also acknowledges the hard work, dedication, and challenges faced by the managers or superiors in an organisation.)

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

(International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17 October every year. This day marks the adoption of...)

20 October: World Statistics Day

(World Statistics Day is celebrated every five years on October 20. The first such day was observed on October 20, 2010. This year the world witnessed the third World Statistics Day.)

23 October: Mole Day 

(Mole Day is observed on 23 October every year. This day commemorates Avogadro's Number which is a basic measuring unit in chemistry. This day was created to generate interest in chemistry.)

24 October: United Nations Day

(United Nations Day is observed on 24 October every year to mark the anniversary of the UN Charter's entry into force.)

World Development Information Day: 

(To attract  the world to development difficulties and the call to establish a global partnership to solve them..)

25 October: National Ayurveda day

 (The National Ayurveda Day is observed on the Dhanvantari Jayanti. The Hindu God Dhanvantari is considered as the propagator of Ayurveda.)

28 October  to 2 November: Vigilance Awareness week

(Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW) is being celebrated every year and coincides with the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel)

30 October: World Thrift Day

(World Thrift Day is observed on 30 October every year in India and worldwide it is observed on 31st October.)   


31 October: Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day

(Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is observed on 31 October every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.) 

October 2021 Important Days and Dates


Name of Important Days

1 October

International Day of the Older Persons

1 October

International Coffee Day

1 October

World Vegetarian Day

2 October

Gandhi Jayanti

2 October

International Day of Non-Violence

3 October

German Unity Day

4 October

World Animal Welfare Day

5 October

World Teachers' Day

6 October

German-American Day

8 October

Indian Air Force Day

9 October

World Postal Day 

10 October

World Mental Health Day

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child

13 October


International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

14 October

World Standards Day

15 October

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

15 October

Global Handwashing Day

15 October

World White Cane Day

15 October

World Students’ Day

16 October

World Food Day

16 October

World Spine Day

16 October

Boss Day

16 October

World Anaesthesia Day

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

20 October

World Statistics Day

23 October

Mole Day

24 October

United Nations Day

24 October

World Development Information Day

30 October

World Thrift Day

31 October

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day

India is a land of diversity that has a mixed culture of eastern values and western freedom. India has Himalayan ranges, Ganga, the sacred river, mountains and has a history of great philosophers like Swami Vivekananda, Ramkrishna Paramhansa, etc. Therefore, various festivals and events are celebrated together by the people.

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