Important Days in April 2022: List of National & International Days & Dates in April


Read here about the Important Days in April 2022 with a list of National & International days and dates in April.

All months bring several occasions for us to observe and celebrate. In this article, we will discuss the important National & International days in April 2022. We will try to understand why they are observed and how they impact the world around us.

Important Days in April 2022


List Of Important Days & Dates in April.

Let us briefly go over the List of important days & dates in April.

  • April 1 – Odisha Foundation Day & April Fool’s Day
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4 – International Day of Mine Awareness
  • April 5 – National Maritime Day
  • April 6 – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  • April 7 – World Health Day
  • April 10 – World Homoeopathy Day & Siblings Day
  • April 11 – National Safe Motherhood Day
  • April 14 – B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day
  • April 15- Good Friday
  • April 17- World Haemophilia Day
  • April 18 – World Heritage Day
  • April 21 – National Civil Service Day
  • April 22 – World Earth Day
  • April 24 – National Panchayati Raj Day
  • April 25 – World Malaria Day
  • April 26 – World Intellectual Property Day & International Seeds Day
  • April 28 – World Day for Safety and Health at Work
  • April 29 – World Dance Day

Important Days in April 2022

Odisha Foundation Day

Odisha became a separate state on April 1, 1936. Therefore, the anniversary of this occasion is celebrated every year on April 1. It was separated from Bihar and Bengal and became a new state. The capital of Odisha is Bhubaneshwar.

World Autism Awareness Day

The World Autism Awareness Day is a United Nations-mandated holiday that raises awareness about Autism and the special needs of Autistic persons to create a more inclusive society.

International Day of Mine Awareness

This day is observed on April 4 every year in order to spread awareness about the hazards caused by landmines to the safety and health of human beings, their property and animals.

National Maritime Day

The National Maritime Day is observed in India on April 5 to honour the Indian navy. This day is also celebrated to underline the role played by maritime trade in keeping the global economy afloat.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The United Nations earmarked April to be globally observed as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. On April 6, the Olympic Games were inaugurated for the first time in 1896 in Athens, Greece. This day has been in observance since 2013. It is a diplomatic effort to highlight the role that sports can play to enhance healthy competition and peaceful international relations.

World Health Day

World Health Day was earmarked by the World Health Organisation to highlight the close relationship between the health of the planet and that of the human race. The 1st World Health Assembly was held on April 7, 1948. Thus, this day was picked to celebrate World Health Day every year.

Siblings Day

This holiday is mostly observed in North America, namely Canada and the US on April 10. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the special bond that siblings share.

World Homoeopathy Day

This day is commemorated by the World Homeopathy Awareness Organisation to spread awareness about the benefits of Homeopathic medicine for our health. April 10 to April 16 is also observed as World Homeopathy Week.

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day

This day marks the birth anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar who was born on April 14, 1981. Ambedkar was a polymath, politician and social activist. This day is also known as Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti.

Mahavir Jayanti

The Mahavir Jayanti is an important festival for the followers of Jainism. This day marks the birth anniversary of the 24th and last tirthankara, Vardhamana Mahavira. This year, the day fell on April 14.

Good Friday

Holy or Sacred Friday, also known as Good Friday marks the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Good Friday is followed 2 days later by Easter, i.e., April 17.

World Haemophilia Day

World Haemophilia Day is celebrated on April 17 to create awareness about haemophilia by the World Federation of Haemophilia (WFH). This date was chosen to honour the birth anniversary of Frank Schnabel, the founder of WFH.  

World Heritage Day

World Heritage Day is also known as International Day for Monuments and Sites and is observed on April 18 all over the world annually. This day not only encourages us to conserve and protect our heritage but also to value the importance it adds to our respective culture and history.

World Liver Day

This day, observed on April 19, creates dialogue about maintaining the health of our livers. It creates awareness about diseases that affect the liver and how we can prevent the same by taking care of our health.

World Earth Day

World Earth Day was celebrated for the first time on April 22, 1970. Since then, Earth Day has been celebrated every year by billions of people to take action for protecting our environment and the health of our planet.

The World Earth Day Theme 2022 was “Invest In Our Planet”.

National Panchayati Raj Day

The National Panchayati Raj Day is celebrated in India on April 24 every year. This day brings to light the important role played by the local self-government bodies in rural India in their assistance to Central/State governments.

World Malaria Day

This UN-mandated observance sheds lights on the multifaceted efforts towards controlling and curing Malaria. The larger and ultimate aim of this day is to encourage dialogue and effort to eliminate Malaria altogether. The World Malaria Day Theme 2022 will be “Harness innovation to reduce the malaria disease burden and save lives.”

World Intellectual Property Day

This day is celebrated on 26 April every year to create dialogue about how patents, copyright, trademarks, and designs impact our daily lives. The World Intellectual Property Day also it plays an important role that intellectual property rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity

International Seeds Day

The International Seeds Day is celebrated on April 26 every year. This day creates awareness about using patent-free seeds, organic food and advocating for farmers’ rights.

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The International Labour Organisation works towards ensuring safe and healthy working conditions for all persons, particularly those who are engaged in relatively hazardous and physically challenging professions. This day promotes the protection against occupational hazards and diseases.

World Dance Day

World Dance Day or the International Dance Day is a worldwide celebration of dance as an artform and its many positive impacts on our lives and culture. This day was proposed and earmarked by the Dance Committee of the International Theatre Institute in association with the UNESCO. This day was selected as it marks the birth anniversary of Jean-Georges Noverre, the creator of Modern Ballet.

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