In India, there are several festivals, occasions, and formal holidays that are celebrated every month. One can easily find diversity in every corner of the country, diversity in language, regional rituals observed in every state. Various events and festivals are celebrated in India with full enthusiasm and some events are of international importance too. There are many important days in July 2021 that candidates would want to know about. So are you looking for the list of important days celebrated in the month of July? In July 2021, there are various international and national events that are recognized and celebrated. We are providing you with the complete list of important days in July along with the significance of each day to help you understand it in a better way. Check out the list of important days in June 2021.
Important Days in July
|List of Important Days (July)|
|1-Jul||National Doctor’s day|
|4-Jul||American Independence day|
|6-Jul||World Zoonoses Day|
|11-Jul||World Population Day|
|12-Jul||World Malala day|
|15-Jul||Youth Skills Day|
|17 Jul||World Day for International Justice|
|18-Jul||Nelson Mandela International Day|
|20-Jul||International Chess Day|
|23-Jul||National Broadcasting Day|
|26 Jul||Kargil Vijay Diwas|
|26 Jul||National Parent’s Day (Fourth Sunday in July)|
|28-Jul||World Hepatitis Day|
|28-Jul||World Nature conservation day|
|29-Jul||International Tiger Day|
|30-Jul||International Friendship Day|
Significance of each day
1st July: National Doctor’s day
Every year in India on 1st July, National Doctor’s day is observed In India, to mark the importance of doctors hold in our lives and as a mark of the importance of doctors in our lives. During these tough COVID-19 times the doctors are the frontline soldiers who are fighting 24×7 to save our lives. This day is also meant to commemorate the medical industry and its advancements.
1st July: CA Day (National)
It has been celebrated to mark the founding day of the ICAI since 1949. It is the nationally declared day for India. ICAI is The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is the national professional accounting body of India under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.
1st July: GST Day
This day is celebrated to mark the importance of GST, which is the new Indian taxation system.GST stands for Goods and Service Tax. It is an indirect tax used in India on the supply of goods and services. It is a comprehensive, multistage, destination-based tax: comprehensive because it has subsumed almost all the indirect taxes except a few state taxes.
4th July- American Independence day
July 4th is celebrated as American Independence Day, a federal holiday is observed in the United States since 1941. As the Fourth of July 2021 is on Sunday, July 4, 2021; therefore the federal holiday will be observed on 5 July, Monday.
6th July: World Zoonoses Day
World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on 6 July to emphasize and spread awareness about zoonotic disease amongst people and teach them to take the right action. Zoonoses is a disease which can be transmitted from animals to humans. According to reports, 2 out of every 3 infectious diseases in people originated within animals. The first vaccination against a zoonotic disease was administered by Louis Pasteur on 6 July 1885?
11th July: World Population Day
World Population Day is observed every year on 11th July to shift the focus and attention of the people on the urgency and importance of population issues. The increasing population has led to an increase in demand for every industry which is the key reason for many problems like deforestation. Variety of activities and events to draw the attention of people to work together on the issues of the growing population.
12th July: World Malala day
12th July is recognized as World Malala Day by the United Nations as it was on July 12, 2013, that Malala Yousafzai, a 16-year-old Pakistani girl engaged in promoting women’s education. She delivered an impassioned speech at the United Nations headquarters on the need for gender equality in education. 12th July is also the birthday of Malala Yousafzai and this day was declared by the UN as Malala Day.
15 July- Youth Skills Day
Fifteenth July is celebrated as world youth skills day to encourage the youth to learn about vocational, technical education and training to become skilled professionals.
17th July: World Day for International Justice
Every year on 17th July World Day for International Justice is observed to recognize the need for the emerging system of international criminal justice. World Day for International Justice is also known as Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day. This day recognizes the emerging system of international criminal justice.
18th July: Nelson Mandela International Day
International Nelson Mandela Day is observed on 18 July every year to celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in a sustainable way that will bring about the needful changes. On this day we look back on what has been done and forward to what will be done to make this world sustainable and a better place to live.
20th July: International Chess Day
20th July is among the special days in July as it is celebrated to remember the founding of the International Chess Federation in Paris in 1924. The idea to celebrate this day as the international chess day was proposed by UNESCO, and it has been celebrated as such since 1966 after it was established by FIDE.
23rd July: National Broadcasting Day
The 23rd of July is marked as Indian National Broadcasting day to remember when the first radio broadcast went on air on 23rd July 1927 from the Indian Broadcasting Company.
26th July: Kargil Vijay Diwas
On this day in 1999, the Kargil War formally came to an end with Indian soldiers successfully recapturing mountain heights that were seized by Pakistani intruders. The country will be celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas today. The Kargil war was ended on 26th July which continued approx 60 days. This day is celebrated in the Kargil, Dras sector and the national capital New Delhi.
26th July: National Parent’s Day (Fourth Sunday in July)
National Parents Day is celebrated on the 4th Sunday of July to honor all the parents for their unconditional love and sacrifices that they make for their children that cannot be measured. This year National Parent’s Day is celebrated on 26th July.
28th July: World Hepatitis Day
Each year, 28 July is celebrated as World Hepatitis Day for raising global awareness about the virus Hepatitis and vaccine individuals against the Hepatitis diseases. The day was originated by World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2008. Earlier, it was declared to be celebrated on 19th May, but later on, in 2010, the date was changed to 28th July after the World Health Assembly decided to commemorate the birthday of Baruch Samuel Blumberg, an American physician who discovered hepatitis B
28th July: World Nature conservation day
World Nature Conservation Day is observed every year on 28 July to spread awareness that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society and for future generations. One must make efforts to protect, conserve and sustainably manage our natural resources. A healthy environment leads to a healthy lifestyle.
29th July: International Tiger Day
International Tiger Day is observed on 29th July to raise awareness for tiger conservation and first coined in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. The main significance of the day is to promote a global awareness for the protection of the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.
30th July: International Friendship Day
The US and the rest of the world celebrate this day as international friendship day to celebrate friendship bonds among people.
Some other auspicious days which is celebrated in India are as follows:
12th July- Rath Yatra
This day marks the start of the rath yatra festival when Lord Jagannath goes to his aunt’s house for seven days with his siblings on chariots. Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India. It is the oldest Ratha Yatra taking place in India and the World, whose descriptions can be found in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, and Skanda Purana, and Kapila Samhita. Every year the date varies according to some exact timing in 2021 it will happen on 12th July. Last year it was canceled due to a surge of Coronavirus all over the world.
24th July- Guru Purnima
Guru Purnima is celebrated to pay respect to the guru or guide in Hinduism or Buddhism. It is also among auspicious days in July. Guru Purnima is a tradition dedicated to all the spiritual and academic Gurus, who are evolved or enlightened humans, ready to share their wisdom with very little or no monetary expectation, based on Karma Yoga. It is celebrated as a festival in India, Nepal, and Bhutan by the Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When is National Doctor’s day observed?
National Doctor’s day is observed on 1st July.
Q. Who discovered the vaccine against zoonotic disease?
The first vaccination against a zoonotic disease was administered by Louis Pasteur on 6 July 1885?
Q. When is Kargil Vijay Divas celebrated?
Kargil Vijay Divas is celebrated on 26th July every year.
Q.When is World Population Day observed?
World Population Day Is Observed Annually On 11 July .