April 2022: List of important National, International Days and Events

Important Days and Dates in April 2022: Check below the list of important days and dates in April 2022 of national and international importance.
Updated: Apr 29, 2022 11:38 IST
Important Days in April 2022
Important Days in April 2022

Important Days and Dates in April 2022: A list of important days and dates is required for several competitive exams, and aspirants are expected to know every nitty-gritty detail that occurs around the world.

India is the second-largest country in the world by population. A lot of diversity with unity is seen here. People together used to celebrate various festivals, events, important days, etc. Therefore, it is necessary to know all the important days that fall in the month of April 2022 so that none of the festivals, events, or their importance to celebrate are missed.

Important Days and Dates in April 2022

1st April – Aprils Fools' Day
April Fools' Day is also known as All Fools' Day and is celebrated for centuries but its origins are uncertain. According to some historians, it was first celebrated in 1852, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and some say that it is related to the turn of the seasons.

1st April - Prevention of Blindness week

It is observed from 1st  to 7th April to spread awareness against the causes of blindness and the ways to prevent them. 

1st April - Odisha Foundation Day

Odisha Foundation Day is celebrated on the 1st of April every year in memory of becoming a separate province on April 1, 1936. 

2nd April  - World Autism Awareness Day

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on 2 April to raise awareness about autism and to educate people about it. 

2nd April - Chaitra Navratri 

Chaitra Navratri begins on April 2, 2022, and will end on April 11, 2022. The festival is celebrated for nine days, and devotees pray to Goddess Durga in her nine forms.

4 April- International Day of Mine awareness

Every Year on 4 April International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action is observed to spread awareness about the threat caused by landmines to the safety, health, and lives of civilian populations and encourages state Governments to develop mine-clearing programmes.

5th April- National Maritime Day

On 5th April every year in India National Maritime day is observed because on this date in 1919 navigation history was created SS Loyalty, the first ship of The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd journeyed to the United Kingdom. It was a red-letter day in the account of Indian navigation.

7 April- World Health Day

As we know that "Health is wealth".
Therefore, World Health Day is celebrated worldwide every year on the 7th of April. Various programs and arrangements are managed by the World Health Organisation. It was the first time celebrated in 1950.

10 April - World Homoeopathy Day (WHD)

WHD is observed every year on 10 April to pay tribute to the founder and father of the Homeopathy system of medicine Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann. The main aim of this day is to spread knowledge about Homeopathic medicine in public health. In fact from 10 April to 16 April World Homeopathy Week is celebrated annually and is organised by the World Homeopathy Awareness Organisation. Basically, this day is celebrated both for homeopaths and also for those who have been healed with homeopathy.

10 April - Siblings Day

Siblings are an important part of our lives. One cannot imagine his or her life without siblings. To honour our siblings, to show affection, to appreciate one another -- National Siblings Day is celebrated every year on April 10. In India, the occasion of Raksha Bandhan celebrates the special bond between the siblings. Siblings Day is celebrated in many parts of the world like the United Kingdom, Australia, India, etc. but is not federally recognized. 

11 April - National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD)

NSMD is observed on 11 April every year to create awareness about maternity facilities, lactating women, and also for proper health care given to women.

13 April - Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

It took place on 13 April 1919 at Amritsar and is also known as the Amritsar massacre. On this day, British troops under the Command of Gen Dyer fired on a large crowd of unarmed Indians in Amritsar in Punjab of India. Several hundred people were killed and many hundreds were wounded.

14 April- B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day is also known as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti which is observed on 14 April to commemorate the memory of B.R Ambedkar. This day celebrates the birthday of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician, and social rights activist.

April 14: Baisakhi Day

It is a spring harvest festival that is celebrated every year on April 13 or 14 by members of the Punjabi community. This year it is celebrated on April 14. It is one of the significant festivals for Sikhs, which is observed in India and throughout the world.

April 14 - Mahavir Jayanti

This is the most auspicious day for Jains and is observed by the Jain community across the world in the memory of the last spiritual teacher of Jainism (Mahavir). This year it is celebrated on April 14. 

15 April - Good Friday

This year Good Friday is celebrated on 15 April, This day is considered an auspicious day in Christianity. Good Friday is observed by Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this occasion, people observe a fast visit the church and remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. It is also known as Black Friday, Holy Friday, Great Friday, or Easter Friday.

16 April - Hanuman Jayanti

The birthday of Lord Hanuman is celebrated as Hanuman Jayanti. It is celebrated all over the country on the full moon day during Chaitra month.

17 April - World Haemophilia Day

World Haemophilia Day is observed on 17 April every year to increase awareness about haemophilia disease and other inherited bleeding disorders. In 1989, World Haemophilia Day was started by the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH) in honour of WFH founder Frank Schnavel's birthday.

17 April - Easter Festival

Easter festival commemorates the resurrection of Jesus from the dead and is celebrated across the world. It begins from Lent and ends with Holy Week, which includes Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and finally Easter Sunday. In Latin Easter is known as Pascha. It is celebrated annually but the date of the festival is not fixed, it varies every year. 

18 April- World Heritage Day

This day is observed every year on 18 April to preserve the human heritage and recognise the efforts of all the relevant organisations in the field. This day was announced by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 and was approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983.

19 April - World Liver Day

It is observed on 19 April to spread awareness about the diseases related to the liver. The liver is the second largest organ in the body. After the brain, it is also the second most complex organ in the body. It performs various crucial functions associated with digestion, immunity, metabolism, and the storage of nutrients within the body. 

21 April - National Civil Service Day

Every year on 21 April Civil Service Day is celebrated to rededicate and recommit themselves to the cause of the people. On this day Civil servants from various parts of the country come together, share their experiences and also learn about others' experiences of working in the public sector.

22 April- World Earth Day

This day is observed every year on 22 April to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. In the Universe Earth is the only planet where life is possible and so it is necessary to maintain this natural asset. World Earth Day is celebrated to increase awareness about the importance of the planet.

23 April - World Book and Copyright Day

Every year on 23rd April this day is celebrated to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. It is necessary to recognise the magical powers of books because they generate a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.

23 April - English Language Day

English Language Day is celebrated on 23 April annually and is a United Nations (UN) observance day. The day coincides with both the birthday and death day of William Shakespeare and World Book Day

24 April - National Panchayati Raj Day

National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated every year on 24 April in India. On this day Constitution came into force with effect on 24 April 1993. In 2010 the first National Panchayati Raj Day was celebrated. A new part in the Constitution Part IX was added bypassing 73rd Amendment Act from Article 243 to 243 (O) titled "The Panchayats" and a new Eleventh Schedule consisting of 29 subjects within the functions of Panchayats were also added.

24 April: Sachin Tendulkar's Birthday

The God of Cricket has set an example as the best cricketer who was loved by all the people in the world. He is an inspiration to millions of people and is also known as a master blaster, little master, etc.

25 April - World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day is celebrated every year on 25 April to raise awareness about the disease malaria, how to control it and how to eradicate it completely. In 2008, the first Malaria Day was celebrated, which was developed from Africa Malaria Day, which was an event observed since 2001 by the African governments. At the 60th session of the World Health Assembly in 2007, it was proposed that Africa Malaria Day be changed to World Malaria Day.

26 April - World Intellectual Property Day

This day is celebrated every year on 26 April and was established by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in 2000 to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks, and designs impact daily life. And also it plays an important role that intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.

28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

This day is observed on 28 April every year by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 2003. This day marks how to improve occupational safety, health and looks for continuing these efforts through several changes like technology, demographics, climate change, etc.

29 April - International Dance Day

It is observed on April 29 annually and is also known as World Dance Day. It is a wake-up call for governments, politicians, and institutions that have not yet recognised the importance of dance. 

30 April - World Veterinary Day

Every year on the last Saturday of April, people around the world come together to raise awareness about the vital roles that veterinarians play. The World Organisation creates this day for animal health and the World Veterinary Association.

So, these are the National and International important Days in April 2022 month which may also help in the preparation for several exams and also enhance your knowledge.

April 2022 Important Days

Date

Name of Important Days

1 April

Odisha Foundation Day

1 April

Aprils Fools' Day

1 April

Prevention of Blindness week

2 April

World Autism Awareness Day

4 April

International Day of Mine awareness

5 April

National Maritime Day

7 April

World Health Day

10 April

World Homoeopathy Day (WHD)

11 April

National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD)

11 April

National Pet Day

13 April

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

14 April

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

15 April

Good Friday

17 April

World Haemophilia Day

18 April

World Heritage Day

21 April

National Civil Service Day

22 April

World Earth Day

23 April

World Book and Copyright Day

24 April

National Panchayati Raj Day

25 April

World Malaria Day

26 April

World Intellectual Property Day

28 April

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

30 April

World Veterinary Day

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FAQ

When is World Health Day celebrated?

Every year on April 7th, World Health Day is celebrated worldwide.

When is World Autism Awareness Day?

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2nd to raise awareness about autism and educate people about it. 

When is Odisha Foundation Day observed?

Odisha Foundation Day is celebrated on the 1st of April every year in memory of becoming a separate province on April 1, 1936. 
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