As a part of the Indian subcontinent, we’ve been blessed with a rich culture and tradition. Not only India, but history is proof of the major happenings worldwide. Every event and festival is a celebration on its own. But, most importantly, it’s a sign of the past efforts, the fruit of which we enjoy today.
Finding more reasons to celebrate and have gratitude for?
Let’s know some of the National and International Important Days In September.
National Nutrition week
National Nutrition Week is celebrated from 1st September to 7th September to spread knowledge among people about the importance of Nutrition and its necessity for the human body.
1 September -13 September
Onam is the harvesting festival and marks the homecoming of mythical King Mahabali. People across the state of Kerala celebrate this festival with joy. Celebrations include boat races, martial arts, music, plantain offerings, folk songs, etc.
World Coconut Day
All coconut growing countries in the Asia and Pacific region observe world Coconut Day on 2nd September every year to make people aware of the importance of this crop in poverty reduction. This day also commemorates the formation day of the Asian Pacific Coconut Community (APCC).
Skyscraper Day is celebrated on 3rd September every year to commemorate the birthday of the famous architect William Can Aien who is a genius in constructing the Chrysler Building which is one of the iconic landmarks in New York City.
International Day of Charity
5 September is celebrated as an international day of charity every year. It was declared by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 to spread awareness and provide a common platform for charity related activities all over the world for individuals and charitable organizations.
Teachers’ Day India
Teachers’ day in India is celebrated on 5 September every year to mark the birth anniversary of India’s second President Dr Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. On this day we appreciate and acknowledge the efforts of teachers in an individual’s life.
International Literacy Day
International Literacy Day is observed on 8 September every year to spread awareness about the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies.
World Physical Therapy Day
8th September is observed as World Physical Therapy Day every year to spread awareness about the contributions that physiotherapists make to society, enabling people to be mobile, well, and independent.
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD)
World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed on 10 September every year in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world. This day is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and this day is co-sponsored by WHO.
World First Aid Day
14 September is observed as World First Aid Day every year to spread awareness about how first aid can save lives in case of crises. According to the International Federation, first aid should be accessible to all people and should be an important part of the developmental societies.
Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14 September as on this day the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script in 1949 as the official language of the Republic of India.
Engineer’s Day (India)
Engineers Day is celebrated in India on 15 September every year to mark the tribute to the Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
International Day of Democracy
International Day of Democracy is observed on 15 September every year with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy and spreading awareness about the importance of democracy among people.
World Ozone Day
World Ozone Day is observed on 16 September annually. Since 1994, World Ozone Day has been celebrated, which was established by the United Nations General Assembly. This day reminds people about the depletion of the Ozone Layer and to find solutions to preserve it.
International Day of Peace (UN)
International Day of Peace (UN) is observed on 21 September every year around the world. For the first time it was observed in September 1982 and in 2001, the General Assembly adopted a resolution 55/282, which established 21 September as International Day of Peace of non-violence and cease-fire. The dove is a symbol often associated with the International Day of Peace.
World Alzheimer’s Day
World Alzheimer’s day is observed on 21 September to spread awareness about the challenges that patients face due to dementia. In 2012, World Alzheimer’s Month was launched.
European Day of Languages
European Day of Languages is celebrated on 26 September annually with an aim to encourage language learning across Europe and protect the heritage of the language.
World Contraception Day
World Contraception Day is observed on 26 September annually. It is a global event to spread awareness about the contraceptive methods available and enable young people to make informed decisions regarding their sexual and reproductive health.
World Maritime Day
World Maritime Day is observed on 26 September every year to spread awareness about the importance of gender equality which is important to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and also to highlight the contribution of women in the maritime sector.
World Tourism Day
World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September every year to spread awareness about the importance of tourism which helps in generating employment and building the future for millions of people around the world.
World Rabies Day
World Rabies Day is observed annually on 28 September to spread awareness about the prevention of rabies and to highlight the progress in defeating this horrifying disease.
World Heart Day
World Heart Day is observed on 29 September every year. This day spread awareness among people about heart diseases and stroke which is the world’s leading cause of death.
International Translation Day
International Translation Day is celebrated on 30 September annually. This day is celebrated to pay tribute to the work of linguistics professionals.
So there you have it, the list of Important Days In September. Don’t forget to check out the list of Important Days in other months at Eazyprep!
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