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April 2019: List of important National, International Days and Events

Important National, International Days, Events and Festivals article list consists of the detailed explanation, significance that fall in the month of April 2019 will help in the preparation of the competitive examinations as well as enhance your knowledge. Like 24 April - Sachin Tendulkar's birthday, 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 etc.    
Apr 29, 2019 18:02 IST
    Important Days in April 2019

    India is the second largest country in the world by population. Lots of diversity with unity is seen here. People together used to celebrate various festivals, events, important days etc. Isn't it is necessary to know all the important days that fall in the month of April 2019 so that none of the festival, events, their importance to celebrate and message given via them are not missed.

    Important Days in April 2019

    1st April – Aprils Fool’s Day
    April Fool's Day is also known as All Fool's Day and is celebrated since 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 says that it is related to the turn of the seasons.

    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 the 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 7th April. Various programs and arrangements are managed by World Health Organisation. It was first time celebrated in 1950.

    10 April - World Homeopathy Day (WHD)
    WHD is observed every year on 10 April to pay tribute to the founder and father of 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 anually which is organised by the World Homeopathy Awareness Organisation. Basically, this day is celebrated to both for homeopaths and also for those who have been healed with homeopathy.

    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 heath care given to women.

    13 April - Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
    It took place on 13 April, 1919 at Amritsar and is also known as 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 peoples 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.

    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.

    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.

    21 April - National Civil Service Day
    Every year on 21 April Civil Service Day is celebrated to rededicate and to 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 other's 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.

    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 from 24 April, 1993. In 2010 the first National Panchayati Raj Day was celebrated. A new part in the Constitution Part IX was added by passing 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 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, first Malaria Day was celebrated which was developed from Africa Malaria Day which was an event observed since 2001 by the African governments. In the 60th session of the Wold Health Assembly in 2007, it was proposed that Africa Malaria Day can 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 how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on 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.

    28 April - World Veterinary Day
    World Veterinary Day is observed on 28 April globally to raise awareness in the public about the important roles veterinarians plays. This day is created by the World organisation for Animal Health and the World Veterinary Association.

    30 April - Ayushman Bharat Diwas
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated on 30 April across the country. It is a programme of the Government of India to provide the underprivileged and economically backward people access to government as well as private healthcare facilities.

    So, these are the National and International important Days in April 2019 month which may also help in the preparation for several exams and also enhance your knowledge.

    April 2019 Important Days

    Date

    Name of Important Days

    1 April

    Orissa Day

    1 April

    Prevention of Blindness week

    2 April

    World Autism Awareness Day

    4 April

    International Day for Mine Awareness

    5 April

    National Maritime Day

    7 April

    World Health Day

    10 April

    World Homeopathy Day

    11 April

    National Safe Motherhood Day

    11 April

    National Pet Day

    13 April

    Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day

    14 April

    B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

    17 April

    World Haemophilia Day

    18 April

    World Heritage Day

    21 April

    National Civil Service Day

    21 April

    Secretaries' 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

    28 April

    World Veterinary Day

    30 April

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas

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