April 2024 Important Days

There are significant days and dates in every month that are significant both domestically and globally. These days are observed in remembrance of important events that happened on certain specific days. To be informed about the events that occurred, people should be aware of all the significant days and dates of April in 2024. This is a list of all the significant April dates.

April Important Days

DateĀ Name of Important DaysDaysOccasion
01-AprOdisha Foundation DayMondayCelebration
01-AprAprils Fools’ DayMondayCelebration
01-AprPrevention of Blindness weekMondayAwareness
02-AprWorld Autism Awareness DayTuesdayCelebration
04-AprInternational Day of Mine AwarenessThursdayAwareness
05-AprNational Maritime DayFridayCelebration
07-AprWorld Health DaySundayCelebration
09-AprUgadi / Gudi Padwa / Telugu New YearTuesdayCelebration
10-AprWorld Homoeopathy Day (WHD)WednesdayCelebration
11-AprNational Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD)ThursdayAwareness
12-AprEqual Pay DayFridayAwareness
13-AprVaisakhi / Baisakhi / VishuSaturdayCelebration
13-AprJallianwala Bagh MassacreSaturdayMassacre
14-AprB.R. Ambedkar Remembrance DaySundayCelebration
14-AprTamil New Year/PuthanduSundayCelebration
15-AprBengali New Year / BihuMondayCelebration
17-AprRama NavamiWednesdayFestivity
17-AprWorld Haemophilia DayWednesdayCelebration
18-AprWorld Heritage DayThursdayCelebration
21-AprNational Civil Service DaySundayCelebration
22-AprWorld Earth DayMondayCelebration
23-AprHanuman JayantiTuesdayFestivity
23-AprWorld Book and Copyright DayTuesdayCelebration
24-AprNational Panchayati Raj DayWednesdayCelebration
25-AprWorld Malaria DayThursdayAwareness
26-AprWorld Intellectual Property DayFridayCelebration
27-AprWorld Veterinary DaySaturdayCelebration
28-AprWorld Day for Safety and Health at WorkSundayCelebration
30-AprAyushman Bharat DiwasTuesdayCelebration

List of Important Days in April 2024

Here is a list of some of the notable days and their significance:

World Health Day ( 7 April)

Every year on April 7, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other relevant organisations support World Health Day, an international day of health awareness. World Health Day is observed on April 7 of each year, as declared by the First World Health Assembly in 1950. Every year, World Health Day is observed to commemorate the formation of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The organisation sees this day as an opportunity to raise awareness of issues that are essential to world health.

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre ( 13 April)

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre happened on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar, Punjab state, India. Several hundred Indians were killed and hundreds more were injured when British forces opened fire on a huge gathering of unarmed Indians in the open area known as the Jallianwala Bagh. Gandhi’s commitment to the struggle of Indian nationalism and independence from Britain started with this event. This massacre completely damaged Indo-British relations and highlighted a turning point in the history of modern India.

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day ( 14 April)

Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar, sometimes referred to as “Babasaheb,” was the primary author of the Indian Constitution and a renowned lawyer and social reformer. He was born on 14 April, 1891. Ambedkar Jayanti, the anniversary of Babasaheb’s birth, is observed as a public holiday in India. Ambedkar Jayanti is significant because it serves as a reminder of the outstanding achievements made by Dr. BR Ambedkar, who devoted his life to the advancement of social justice.

Rama Navami ( 17 April)

The Hindu festival of Rama Navami commemorates the birth of Rama, who is regarded as the seventh incarnation of Vishnu and one of the most beloved gods in Hinduism. On the ninth day of the Shukla Paksha in the Hindu month of Chaitra, the day is celebrated. The day often occurs between the months of March and April on the Gregorian calendar. In 2024, Wednesday, April 17th, Rama Navami will be celebrated.

Hanuman Jayanti ( 23 April)

Hindus celebrate Hanuman Jayanti, the birth of the Hindu god and one of the main characters in the Ramayana. Every Indian state has a different Hanuman Jayanti ceremony based on history and traditions. The festival is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu month of Chaitra in the majority of northern states of India.

World Malaria Day ( 25 April)

Every year on 25 April, the world observes World Malaria Day as a way to raise awareness about healthcare issues and to encourage policymakers, local and government healthcare authorities, and other stakeholders to take the necessary steps to end malaria. Malaria is a parasite infection that may cause serious, sometimes deadly sickness

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