Important Days in October 2023: Check National and International Days with Themes

List of Important Days in October 2023: Aspirants should know about the national and international days every month. Here we provide the list of important days in October 2023 along with the themes. The different themes are set for every year in order to celebrate the particular national or international day. The candidates who are preparing for competitive exams must know about the List of Important days in October 2023. Every day is observed with any national or international day in order to raise awareness and we must know about the importance of the day.

List of Important Days in September 2023

October is the 10th month of the year and has 31 days. October contains many festivals and global events. In this article, we provide the Important days in October 2023. In competitive exams, the frequently asked questions were about the list of important days in every month. Aspirants can expect questions from any month in the General Awareness Section. The October Month has several important days like International Day of Older Persons, International Day of Non-Violence, and Indian Air Force Day, The candidates must know about the important days of October 2023 with the help of this article. 

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List Of Important Days in October 2023

There are many festivals and national and International days in October 2023. Check the list of Important Days in October 2023 which is listed below. The list of important days in October 2023 pdf is attached below this article.

List of Important Days in October 2023 in English

List of Important Days in October 2023

Date 

Important Days

Themes



     1 October

International Day of Older Persons

Fulfilling the Promises of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Older Persons: Across Generations

World Vegetarian Day

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International Coffee Day

Sustainability in Every Cup


2 October

 

Gandhi Jayanti

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International Day of Non-Violence

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World Habitat Day(First Monday of October)

 Resilient urban economies. Cities as drivers of growth and recovery

4 October

World Animal Day

Great or Small, Love Them All

5 October

World Teachers Day

The teachers we need for the education we want: The global imperative to reverse the teacher shortage

6 October

 

World Cerebral Palsy Day

Together Stronger

World Smile Day (First Friday of October )

"Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile"! 


7 October

World Cotton Day

Making cotton fair and sustainable for all, from farm to fashion

8 October

Indian Air Force Day

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9 October

World Post Day

Together for Trust: Collaborating for a safe and connected future



10 October


World Mental Health Day

Mental health is a universal human right

National Post Day

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11 October

International Day of the Girl Child

Invest in Girls' Rights: Our Leadership, Our Well-being

12 October

World Arthritis Day

Living with an RMD at all stages of life

World Sight Day (Second Thursday of October)

Love your eyes at work

13 October

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 

Fighting inequality for a resilient future

World Egg Day (Second Friday of October)

Eggs for a healthy future

14 October

World Standards Day

"Shared Vision for a Better World: Incorporating Sustainable Development Goal (SDG3) for Good Health and Well-Being."

14-24 October

Durga Puja

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15 October

World Students Day

“FAIL: stands for First Attempt in Learning.” 

Global Handwashing Day

Clean hands are within reach

White Cane Safety Day

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

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International Day of Rural Women

“Rural Women Cultivating Good Food for All.”

16 October

World Food Day

Water is Life, Water is Food. Leave No One Behind

World Anaesthesia Day

Anaesthesia and Cancer Care

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

Decent Work and Social Protection: Putting dignity in practice for all


20 October

National Solidarity Day

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World Osteoporosis Day

 BUILDING BETTER BONES throughout life

21 October

Police Commemoration Day

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22 October 

International Stuttering Awareness Day

One Size Does NOT Fit All




24 October

United Nations Day

Equality, Freedom and Justice for All

World Polio Day

will be updated soon

ITBP Raising Day

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World Development Information Day

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27 October

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Your Window to the World

29 October

World Stroke Day

Together we are #Greater Than Stroke

30 October - 5 November

Vigilance Awareness Week

 

Say no to corruption; commit to the Nation

 


31 October 

World Savings Day (30th October in India)

"Conquer your Tomorrow" through savings!

National Unity Day (Ekta Diwas)

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Halloween Day

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List Of Important Days in October 2023 in Hindi

List Of Important Days in October 2023 in Hindi: Here we provided the list of important days in October in Hindi also. Candidates can download the list of important days in October 2023 in Hindi.

List Of Important Days in October 2023 in Hindi

 अक्टूबर 2022 में महत्वपूर्ण दिनों की सूची (List Of Important Days in October 2023 in Hindi)

अक्टूबर 2023 में महत्वपूर्ण दिनों की सूची

दिनांक

महत्वपूर्ण दिन

विषय

 

1 अक्टूबर

वृद्ध व्यक्तियों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस

वृद्ध महिलाओं का लचीलापन और योगदान

विश्व शाकाहारी दिवस

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अंतर्राष्ट्रीय कॉफी दिवस

-

 

2 अक्टूबर

गांधी जयंती

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अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अहिंसा दिवस

-

3 अक्टूबर

विश्व पर्यावास दिवस

दूरी का ध्यान रखें, किसी को न छोड़ें और पीछे रखें

4 अक्टूबर

विश्व पशु दिवस

एक साझा ग्रह

5 अक्टूबर

विश्व शिक्षक दिवस

शिक्षा के परिवर्तन की शुरुआत शिक्षकों से होती है

6 अक्टूबर

जर्मन अमेरिकी दिवस

-

विश्व सेरेब्रल पाल्सी दिवस

-

 

7 अक्टूबर

विश्व कपास दिवस

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विश्व मुस्कान दिवस

दयालुता का कार्य करें, एक व्यक्ति को मुस्कुराने में मदद करें

8 अक्टूबर

भारतीय वायु सेना दिवस

-

9 अक्टूबर

विश्व डाक दिवस

ग्रह के लिए पोस्ट

 

10 अक्टूबर

 

विश्व मानसिक स्वास्थ्य दिवस

सभी के लिए मानसिक स्वास्थ्य और कल्याण को वैश्विक प्राथमिकता बनाएं

राष्ट्रीय डाक दिवस

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11 अक्टूबर

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बालिका दिवस

हमारा समय अब है-हमारा अधिकार, हमारा भविष्य

12 अक्टूबर

विश्व गठिया दिवस

-

 

13 अक्टूबर

आपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस

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विश्व दृष्टि दिवस

# लव योर आईज

14 अक्टूबर

विश्व अंडा दिवस

बेहतर जीवन के लिए अंडे

विश्व मानक दिवस

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15 अक्टूबर

विश्व विद्यार्थी दिवस

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ग्लोबल हैंडवाशिंग डे

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सफेद गन्ना सुरक्षा दिवस (अंधों का मार्गदर्शन)

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गर्भावस्था और शिशु हानि स्मरण दिवस

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ग्रामीण महिलाओं का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस

-

16 अक्टूबर

विश्व खाद्य दिवस

-

विश्व संज्ञाहरण दिवस

-

17 अक्टूबर

गरीबी उन्मूलन के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस

-

 

20 अक्टूबर

राष्ट्रीय एकता दिवस

-

विश्व ऑस्टियोपोरोसिस दिवस

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21 अक्टूबर

पुलिस स्मृति दिवस

-

22 अक्टूबर

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हकलाना जागरूकता दिवस

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24 अक्टूबर

संयुक्त राष्ट्र दिवस

-

विश्व पोलियो दिवस

-

आईटीबीपी स्थापना दिवस

-

विश्व विकास सूचना दिवस

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27 अक्टूबर

श्रव्य-दृश्य विरासत के लिए विश्व दिवस

समावेशी, न्यायसंगत और शांतिपूर्ण समाजों को बढ़ावा देने के लिए दस्तावेजी विरासत को सूचीबद्ध करना

29 अक्टूबर

विश्व स्ट्रोक दिवस

-

30 अक्टूबर

विश्व बचत दिवस

-

 

31 अक्टूबर

राष्ट्रीय एकता दिवस (एकता दिवस)

-

मृतकों की आत्मा के उठने का दिन

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List Of Important Days in October 2023

1st October - International Day of Older Persons

The International Day of Older Persons was observed on 1st October. On December 14, 1990, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the resolution 45/106 and declared October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons. This day is observed in order to raise awareness about the issues affecting older persons.

1st October - World Vegetarian Day

World Vegetarian Day is observed on 1st October of every year.  In 1977, the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) founded the World Vegetarian Day and in the year of 1978, this day was endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union.

1st October - International Coffee Day

International Coffee Day is observed on 1st October of every year. In 2014, the Member States of ICO organized the International Coffee Day. The Southern Food and Beverages Museum first used the name International Coffee Day in 2009. This day is organized as a single day celebration for coffee lovers.

2nd October - Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti is observed on the 2nd October of every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. He is a nonviolent freedom fighter. He is also called the Father of Nation.

2nd October - International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is celebrated in order to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi who was a nonviolent freedom fighter. On 15 June 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted the resolution and announced the International Day of Non-Violence. This day is observed to increase the awareness about the nonviolence to the people.

2nd October -  World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day is observed on the first Monday of October of every year. This year (2023) this day falls on the 2nd of October. This Day was announced by the United Nations General Assembly. This day was celebrated in the year of 1986 with the theme of Shelter is My Right. This day is observed to know the responsibility and power to shape the future cities or towns. 

4th October -  World Animal Welfare Day

Every year the 4th of October is celebrated as World Animal Welfare Day. This day was originated by  Heinrich Zimmermann. This day was celebrated on 24th March 1925. This day was observed in order to raise awareness about the welfare of animals all over the world.

5th October - World Teachers Day

World Teachers Day is celebrated every year on 5th October. This day is observed on 5th October in order to commemorate the signing of the UNESCO/ILO which is recommended concerning the Teacher's status in 1966. World Teachers Day was established in the year of 1994. This day is observed to appreciate and encourage teachers worldwide.

6th October - German American Day

Every year 6th October is celebrated as German American Day. This day was declared by President Ronald Reagan in the year of 1987. From 1989 the October month has been celebrated nationally as the German-American Heritage Month. 

6th October - World Cerebral Palsy Day

World Cerebral Palsy Day is observed on the 6th of October of every year. In 2012, the Cerebral Palsy Alliance created the World Cerebral Palsy Day. This Day is observed to know about the daily struggles and challenges of the people who are living with CP and to make a new society for such people and fight for their rights.

6th October - World Smile Day

Every year the first Friday of October is celebrated as World Smile Day. This year World Smile Day falls on the 6th of October. The World Smile Day was created by Harvey Ball, a commercial artist. This day was first celebrated in the year of 1999. The aim of this day is to encourage people to act kindly and make a person smile. 

7th October - World Cotton Day

World Cotton Day is celebrated on 7th October of every year. This day was celebrated to raise awareness about the importance of cotton. This day is launched on 7th October 2019.

8th October - Indian Air Force Day

Indian Air Force Day was celebrated on the 8th October of every year. Indian Air Force Day was established in the year of 1932. This day is observed to create awareness about how the Indian Air Force works and strengthen national security.  

9th October - World Post Day

World Post Day was celebrated on 9th October of every year. This day was declared by the Universal Postal Congress in Tokyo in 1969. This day is celebrated to raise awareness about the role played by the postal sector.

10th October - World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on 10th October of every year. This day is organized by the World Federation of Mental Health and it is supported by the World Health Organization, International Association for Suicide Prevention and the United for Global Mental Health. This day is observed to raise awareness of the Mental health issues around globally.

10th October - National Post Day

National Post Day is celebrated annually on 10th October. This day is celebrated to commemorate the Indian Postal Service.

11th October - International Day of the Girl Child

Every year 11th October is celebrated as the International Day of the Girl Child. This day was organized by the United Nations General Assembly by adapting the resolution of 66/170. This day was observed to know about the girl's rights and the challenges they faced.

12th October - World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day is observed every year on 12th October. This day was started by Arthritis and Rheumatism International in 1996. This day is observed to raise awareness about the impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases all over the world.

12th October - World Sight Day

World Sight Day is observed annually on the second Thursday of October month. This year (2023) the day falls on the 12th of October. This day was declared by the Lions Clubs International and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (I.A.P.B). World Sight Day is observed to raise awareness about blindness and vision impairment.

13th October -  International Day for  Disaster Risk Reduction

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is observed on the 13th October of every year.  The United Nations General Assembly started the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction in 1989. This day is observed to raise awareness about disaster risk reduction.

13th October - World Egg Day

World Egg Day is observed on the Second Friday of October of every year. This year(2023) the day falls on the 13th of October. This day was established by the International Egg Commission (IEC) in 1996. This day is observed to tell people about the nutrients that eggs contain and to secure the egg business.

14th October - World Standards Day

World Standards Day is observed every year on 14th October. This day was observed in order to tell the importance of the standardization of the global economy.

15th October  - World Students Day

World Students Day is observed annually on 15th October of every year. This day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

15th October - Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day is celebrated on the 15th October of every year. This day was declared by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008. This day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of handwashing to stop the spreading of germs.

15th October - White Cane Safety Day

White Cane Safety Day is a national observance of the United States which is observed on the 15th of October of every year. This day was first started by the President of the United States of America Lyndon B. Johnson in the year of 1964. 

15th October - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day is observed annually on 15th October of every year. This day is observed in the remembrance of the pregnancy loss and infant death. 

15th October - International Day of Rural Women 

International Day of Rural Women is observed on the 15th October of every year. This day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007. This day is observed to recognize the role of the Rural women.

16th October - World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year on 16th October. In 1945, the United Nations founded the  Food and Agricultural Organisation(FAO) on 16th October. This day is observed to commemorate the founding of the  Food and Agricultural Organisation.

16th October - World Anaesthesia Day

World Anaesthesia Day is observed 16 October of every year. This day was celebrated annually by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists. This day was observed to mark the first successful demonstration of diethyl ether anaesthesia in 1846.

17th October - International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed every year on 17th October. This day was declared by the UN General Assembly. 

20th October - National Solidarity Day

National Solidarity Day is observed every year on 20th October in India. This day is observed to honour the Armed forces of our country. 

20th October - World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day is observed annually on 20th October of every year. This day was organized by the United Kingdom’s National Osteoporosis Society in 1996. This day is observed to raise awareness about the disease that severely affects bone health.

21st October - Police Commemoration Day

Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on the 21st of October. This day is observed to honour the policemen who lost their lives for the nation. 

22nd October - International Stuttering Awareness Day

International Stuttering Awareness Day is observed annually on 22nd October. This day is observed to raise awareness about the Stuttering.

24th October - United Nations Day

United Nations Day is observed on 24th October of every year. This day was observed to commemorate the official creation of the United Nations through the 1945 UN charter.

24th October - World Polio Day

World Polio Day is observed on 24 October of every year and it is declared by Rotary International in order to commemorate the birth anniversary of Jonas Salk, who played an important role in the development of the first vaccine against Poliomyelitis.

24th October - ITBP Raising Day

ITBP Raising Day was observed on 24th October. This day was raised during the India-China war on 24 October 1962.

24th October - World Development Information Day

World Development Information Day is celebrated on 24th October of every year. This day was established by the General Assembly in 1972. This day is observed to pay attention to the world's development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.

27th October - World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is observed on 27th October of every year. This day was officially declared by UNESCO in the year of 2005.

29th October - World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day is observed on 29th October of every year. This day was started by the World Stroke Organizations (WSO) in the year of 2006. This day is observed to raise awareness about stroke and the prevention and condition of stroke.

30th October - World Savings Day

World Savings Day is observed on 30th October. World Savings Day was declared by the Italian Professor, Filippo Ravizza. This day is to raise awareness about the idea of saving money in banks.

31st October - National Unity Day (Ekta Diwas )

National Unity or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed on 31st October of every year. This day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. This day celebrates the nation's unity.

31st October - Halloween Day

Halloween Day is celebrated on 31st October in many countries. Halloween is an ancient, pre-Christian Celtic festival of Samhain, which is celebrated on the 31st of October night. People celebrated this day by wearing the costumes of monsters like vampires, ghosts, skeletons, etc.

List Of Important Days in October 2023:FAQs

Q: When is United Nations Day observed?

A: The United Nations Day is observed on 24th October of every year.

Q: Who declared the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty?

A: The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty was declared by the UN General  Assembly.

Q: When is the National Unity Day observed?

A: The National Unity Day is observed on 31st October of every year.

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