Important Days And Dates In October 2020
There are special days and dates in India and other countries to honour the cause or to encourage mankind by dedicating a special day nationally or internationally. October has some of the days to celebrate and honour the person or cause. Some of them are
Important days and dates in October 2020:
1-October: International Day of the Older person
Why&When: To honour older people who made important contributions to society and raise awareness of the opportunities and challenges of ageing in today’s world.
2-October: “Mahatma Gandhi birthday, International day of non-violence
Why&When: the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence.
4-October: World Animal Welfare Day
Why&When: Building the celebration of World Animal Day mobilises people for action now for a better future for animals.
5-October: World Teachers Day, World Habitat Day
Why&When-World Teachers day: for the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their primary preparation and additional education, recruitment, profession, pedagogy
Why&When-World Habitat Day: observed on the first Monday of October of every year to show the state of our towns and cities, and the fundamental right of all to a fair shelter.
7-October: World Cotton Day
Why&When: reflecting the importance of cotton as a global commodity.
8-October: Air Force Day, World Sight Day
Why&When-Air Force Day: Establishment of Air Force in India.
Why&When-World Sight Day: awareness of blindness and vision impairment.
9-October: World Post Day, World Egg Day
Why&When-World Post day: the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union which was established in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern
Why&When-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.
(9-15)October: National Postal Week(India)
Why&When: to build awareness about the performance and participation of the postal sector in social and economic development.
October-9: World Post day
October-10: Savings Bank Day
October-12: Postal Life Insurance Day
October-13: Philately Day
October-14: Business Development Day
October-15: Mail Day
10-October: World Mental Health Day, World Migratory Bird Day
Why&When-World Mental Health Day: raising awareness of mental health problems around the world
Why&When-World Migratory Bird Day: a global campaign devoted to raising awareness of migratory birds.
11-October: International Day of the Girl Child
Why&When: the challenges girls face and to encourage girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.
12-October: World Arthritis Day
Why&When: to raise and promote awareness of the symptoms connected to rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs)
13-October: International Day for Disaster Reduction
Why&When: to encourage a global society of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.
14-October: World Standards Day
Why&When: rewarding to the collaborative efforts of specialists worldwide who develop the voluntary technical agreements that are published as International Standards.
15-October: World Student’s Day
Why&When: To acknowledge the birth anniversary of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and his works towards the students
16-October: World Food Day
Why&When: in celebration of the date of the establishing of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945.
17-October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Why&When: to raise awareness about poverty and its eradication by mutual help.
20-October: National Solidarity Day
Why&When: a yearly remembrance of the fundamental unity.
21-October: Police Commemoration Day
Why&When: seen as ‘Police Commemoration Day‘ to all Police Forces across the country.
24-October: United Nations Day, Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police, World Development Information Day
Why&When-United Nations Day: the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter.
Why&When-Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police: The ITBP was meant for deployment along India’s border with Tibet.
Why&When-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
Why&When: The National Ayurveda Day is observed on the Dhanvantari Jayanti. The Hindu God Dhanvantari is considered as the propagator of Ayurveda.
27-October: Infantry Day
Why&When: the first battalion of the Sikh Regiment was airdropped from Delhi to Srinagar to liberate Kashmir.
28 October to 2 November: Vigilance Awareness week
Why&When: Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW) is being celebrated every year and coincides with the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
31-October: Rashtriya Ekta Diwas(National Unity Day)
Why&When: the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
|October 1||International Day of the Older person|
|October 2||International day of non-violence||Mahatma Gandhi birthday|
|October 4||World Animal Welfare Day|
|October 5||World Teacher’s Day, World Habitat Day|
|October 7||World Cotton Day|
|October 8||World Sight Day||Air Force Day|
|October 9||World Post Day, World Egg Day|
|October 9-15||National Postal Week(India)|
|October 10||World Mental Health Day, World Migratory Bird Day|
|October 11||International Day of the Girl Child|
|October 12||World Arthritis Day|
|October 13||International Day for Disaster Reduction|
|October 14||World Standards Day|
|October 15||World Student’s Day||World Student’s Day (A.P.J.Abdul Kalam)|
|October 16||World Food Day|
|October 17||International Day for the Eradication of Poverty|
|October 20||National Solidarity Day|
|October 21||Police Commemoration Day|
|October 24||United Nations Day, World Development Information Day||Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police|
|October 25||National Ayurveda day|
|October 27||Infantry Day|
1.why is October 2 a special day in the history of India?
Birth of M.K Gandhi, Father of the Nation
2.when is National Ayurveda day?
3.when is World Food Day?
4.when is World Student’s Day?
5.when is National Postal Week(India)?
October (9 to 15)