Important Days And Dates In October 2022
Every month has some important days and events to celebrate and honor the things which happened. October has some of the important events and days to celebrate and honor the cause and raise awareness on different diseases, events and remember sacrifices that were made in the past. some of them are
Important days and dates in October 2022
1-October: International Day of the Older person
Why &When: To honour older people who made significant contributions to society and raise awareness of challenges of ageing and problems faced by them in old age
2-October: Mahatma Gandhi birthday, International day of non-violence
Why &When: The International Day of Non-Violence is marked on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the strategy of non-violence and his crucial part in getting independence to India.
3-October: World Habitat Day
Why &When: 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.
4-October: World Animal Welfare Day
Why &When: protecting and providing shelter towards animals and taking care of them.
5-October: World Teachers Day
Why &When-World Teachers day: to honour the teachers around the globe and their work towards the development of society.
7-October: World Cotton Day
Why &When: reflecting the importance of cotton as a global commodity and it’s in the textile sector
8-October: Air Force Day
Why &When-Air Force Day: Establishment of Air Force in India.
9-October: World Post Day, World Migratory Bird 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 Migratory Bird Day: a global campaign devoted to raising awareness of migratory birds which comes from different parts of the world.
10-October: World Mental Health Day
Why &When-World Mental Health Day: raising awareness of mental health problems around the world and maintaining good health.
11-October: International Day of the Girl Child
Why &When: the challenges girls face and to promote 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, World Sight Day
Why &When: to encourage a global society of risk-awareness and disaster reduction.
Why &When-World Sight Day: awareness of blindness and vision impairment.
14-October: World Standards Day, World Egg Day
Why &When: rewarding the collective accomplishments of specialists worldwide who develop the voluntary technical standards that are published as International Standards.
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.
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: the establishment 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 to one another.
20-October: National Solidarity Day
Why &When: a yearly remembrance of the armed forces which fought against China in 1962.
21-October: Police Commemoration Day
Why &When: to honour the police which is 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 UN Charter the founding document of the united nations which entered into force in 1945.
Why &When-Raising day of Indo Tibetan Border Police: The ITBP was meant for deployment along India’s border with Tibet and their service towards the nation.
Why &When-World Development Information Day: the call to establish a global partnership to solve development difficulties around the world.
25-October: National Ayurveda day
Why &When: The Dhanvantari Jayanti, The Hindu God Dhanvantari is considered as the propagator of Ayurveda. The National Ayurveda Day is observed on his birthday
27-October: Infantry Day
Why &When: the first regiment of the Sikh was airdropped from Delhi to Srinagar to liberate Kashmir.
31-October: Rashtriya Ekta Diwas(National Unity Day)
Why &When: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the iron man of India who made unity among the states after independence to Mark this his birthday is celebrated as national unity day
|October 1||International Day of the Older person|
|October 2||International day of non-violence||Mahatma Gandhi birthday|
|October 3||World Habitat Day|
|October 4||World Animal Welfare Day, World Habitat Day|
|October 5||World Teacher’s day|
|October 7||World Cotton Day|
|October 8||Air Force Day|
|October 9||World Post Day, World Migratory Bird Day|
|October 10||World Mental Health Day|
|October 11||International Day of the Girl Child|
|October 12||World Arthritis Day|
|October 13||International Day for Disaster Reduction, World Sight Day|
|October 14||World Standards Day, World Egg 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|
Q. Why is October 2 a special day in the history of India?
A. Birth of M.K Gandhi, Father of the Nation
Q. When is National Ayurveda day?
A. October 25
Q. When is World Food Day?
A. October 16
Q. When is World Student’s Day?
A. October 15
Q. When is the International Day of the Girl Child?
A. October 11