List of National and International Days in January
List of National and International Days in January

January, the first month of the year, marks some pretty significant days worth remembering. The new year begins with new things, possibilities and provides the ability to see all things past and future.  Below the list of important days (National and International) in January is provided.

list of National and International Days in January

1 January – English New Year, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day, Global Family Day, National Hangover Day, Ring A Bell Day, Copyright Law Day

2 January – International Stop Spam Day, Run up the Flagpole and See if Anyone Salutes Day, World Introvert Day, Science Fiction Day, World Introvert Day

3 January – Feast of the Epiphany – Three Kings(date varies), Festival of Sleep day, Fruitcake Toss Day, Humiliation Day, Drinking Straw Day

4 January – National Spaghetti Day, Trivia Day, World Braille Day, Weigh-In Day

5 January – National Bird Day, Whipped Cream Day

6 January – World War Orphans Day, National Technology Day, Bean Day,

Cuddle Up Day

7 January – Old Rock Day, Tempura Day, Bobblehead Day

8 January – African National Congress Foundation Day, Bubble Bath Day, Joy Germ Day,

Male Watcher’s Day

9 January – Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day), Play God Day, Apricot Day, Balloon Ascension Day

10 January – World Laughter Day, World Hindi Day, Bittersweet Chocolate Day,

Houseplant Appreciation Day, Peculiar People Day

11 January – Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day, Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend’s Day, Heritage Treasures Day

12 January – National Youth Day (Birth of Swami Vivekananda), National Vision Board Day, Feast of Fabulous Wild Men Day, National Hot Tea Day, National Pharmacist Day, Kiss A Ginger Day, Marzipan Day

13 January – International Skeptics Day, Make Your Dream Come True day, Sticker Day,

National Rubber Duckie Day, National Take the Stairs Day – second Wednesday of month

14 January – Lohri, Dress Up Your Pet Day, International Kite Day

15 January – Indian Army Day, Pongal, Makar Sankranti, Wikipedia Day,

Bagel Day, Hat Day

16 January – Appreciate a Dragon Day, National Nothing Day, Religious Freedom Day

17 January – Ditch New Years Resolutions Day, Kid Inventors Day

18 January – Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday  – celebrated on the third Monday,

Thesaurus Day, Winnie the Pooh Day –  the Birthday of Winnie’s author A.A. Milne

19 January – National Popcorn Day, National Tin Can Day

20 January – Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, National Buttercrunch Day,

National Cheese Lover Day, Penguin Awareness Day, Disc Jockey Day

21 January – Hugging Day, Squirrel Appreciation Day, Playdate Day

22 January – National Blonde Brownie Day, Hot Sauce Day

23 JanuaryNetaji Subhash Chandra Bose birth anniversary (Parakram Diwas), Pie Day, Handwriting Day

24 January – Beer Can Appreciation Day, Compliment Day, Global Belly Laugh Day,

Peanut Butter Day

25 January – International Customs Duty Day, India Tourism Day, National Voters Day, Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day – last Monday of month, Opposite Day, Fun at Work Day

26 January – Republic Day (India), Australia Day, Spouse’s Day, Peanut Brittle Day

27 January – Family Literacy Day, International Holocaust Remembrance Day (International Day of Commemoration), Chocolate Cake Day, Punch the Clock Day, World Breast Pumping Day

28 January – Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai, Data Privacy Day, National Kazoo Day, International Lego Day, Global Community Engagement Day

29 January – National Puzzle Day, National Cornchip Day

30 January – Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day), Inane Answering Message Day, Seed Swap Day – Last Saturday in January

31 January – Backward Day, Inspire Your Heart with Art Day, World Leprosy Eradication Day


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