Important Days in January 2023 calendar| International & National Top Events

The Important Days in January 2023 calendar include holidays, historical occurrences, death anniversaries, political breakthroughs, and much more. January is the first month of the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Important days and events fall on every month. The name of January is named after Janus, the Roman god of all beginnings.

Important Days in Calendar January 2023

The most important days in January included as New Year’s Day, National Youth Day, Republic Day, World Braille Day, World Hindi Day, and many others.

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Important Days in calendar 2023 January

Important Dates & Days in calendar 2023 January


1st January1. English New Year


2. Global family day

3. World Peace Day

1. English New Year


2. Army Medical Corps Establishment Day 1

1. English New Year 11. English New Year
2nd JanuaryWorld Introvert Day  Science Friction Day
3rd January International Mind Body Wellness Day   
4th JanuaryWorld Braille DayNational Trivia Day  
5th January National Birds Day  
6th JanuaryWorld War Orphans Day  Three Kings’ day
7th January National Bobblehead Day  
8th JanuaryWorld Typing Day  African National Congress Foundation Day
9th January 1. Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (NRI Day)


2. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

10th January1. World LAugusthter Day,   2. World Hindi Day  Clean off Desk Day
11th JanuaryHuman Trafficking Awareness Day1. Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri


2. National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

12th January
 National Youth Day (Birth Day of Swami Vivekanand)  
13th January 
  1. Lohri Festival

2. National Sticker Day

14th JanuaryWorld Logic DayMakar Sankranti  
15th January 

1. Army Day (Field Marshall K.M. Cariappa took over the
command of the Army on this day in 1949 from the British)         

2. Pongal,

3. National Hat Day

16th January National Nothing Day  
17th January  Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK – Day) 
18th January    
19th January National Popcorn Day  
20th January   Get to know your customers day
21st January 

1. Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya Foundation Day

2. National Hugging Day

22nd January    
23rd January 

1. Netaji Subhash Chandra bose birthday

2. National Pie Day

24th JanuaryInternational Day of Education

1. National Girl Child day

2. National Compliment Day

25th January 1. Indian Tourism Day,
2. National Voters Day
 Opposite Day
26th JanuaryInternational Customs dayRepublic Day of India  
27th January1. International Holocaust Day (The largest Nazi death
camp, Auschwitz- Birkenau was liberated by Soviet troops on Jan
27, 1945.)2. International Day of Commemoration
National Chocolate Day  
28th JanuaryData protecy dayBirth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai  
29th January National Puzzle Day  
30th JanuaryWorld Leprosy Eradication DayMahatma Gandhi’s Martyrdom Day (Martyr’s day)  
31st January    


To the point summary of Important Days and Dates in Calendar January 2023

1st January: Global Family Day

Global Family Day is celebrated as a day of sharing and peace. The  aim of Global Family Day  is to unite and spread a message of peace by considering and promoting the idea that Earth is one Global Family stomate the world a better place to live for everyone. Global Family Day  considered as “One Day In Peace” in the United States.

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2nd January:  World Introvert Day

January 2, the day following the dreaded celebrations of the previous year is observed as World Introvert Day in order to better understand the numerous introverts all over the world. It is the ideal day to honor introverts by giving them the time and space they require.

3rd January:  International Mind Body Wellness Day

It’s International Mind-Body Wellness Day, a time to recommit to loving both our bodies and minds by putting new strategies for development and wellness into action.

4th January: World Braille Day

International World Braille Day is celebrated yearly in remembrance of the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille, January 4 is marked as World Braille Day. He was born on January 4th, 1809. The day also recognizes that people with visual impairments should have the same access to human rights as everyone else. Millions of people around the world, who are blind or visually impaired, they benefited from Braille’s gift every day.

5th January : National Birds Day

National Bird Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the value of tiny tweets/Birds in our earth’s ecosystem on 5th January. The Avian Welfare Coalition, which works hard to promote awareness for birds that are captured or produced in captivity for either  human amusement or financial gain, is behind this initiative.

6th January : World Day of War Orphans

The World Day of War Orphans is celebrated on 6th January every year. The motto of this day is to create awareness about the plight of war orphans and to address the traumatic conditions faced by them. This day aims to raise awareness about children who have been orphaned due to wars. The objective of this day is to ensures the voice out of the predicament of war orphans and highlight the social, physical and emotional challenges to the children face while growing up.

8th January :  African National Congress Foundation Day

South African Native National Congress (SANNC) was founded on 8 January 1912 by John Langalibalele Dube in Bloemfontein. Behind this, the primary motive was to give voting rights to black and mixed-race Africans or to unite African people and spearhead the struggle for fundamental political, social, and economic change.

9th January : NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Day or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

On 9 January NRI or Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is observed every year  to mark the contribution and favors of the Non-Resident Indians community towards the development and welfare of India. This day also commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Mumbai on 9th January, 1915.

10th January :  World Hindi Day

World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10 January every year to commemorate the First World Hindi Conference. It took place in 1975, in Nagpur, Maharashtra. In 2006,122 delegates from 30 countries attended, and then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared January 10 as World Hindi Day. An objective of the occasion is to present Hindi as an international language.

11th January : Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of Independent India from 1964 to 1966. He also served nation as a 6th home minister from 1961 to 1963. He popularised the slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan‘ He actively participated in India’s freedom struggle. He pramoted the white and green Revolution in India.  He died on 11 January, 1966.

11th January : National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed on 11 January to spread awareness about the persistent issue of human trafficking.

11th to 17th January : National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week is celebrated from January 11 to January 17 every year. It is organized by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, it intends to spread awareness of the importance of road safety, which is a major health concern for authorities and the government. So that loss of Human resources as well as physicals resources can be reduced due to road accidents.

12th January : National Youth Day

The birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda also called Swami Vivekananda Jayanti is celebrated  on 12th January every year. He was born on 12 January 1863. The Government of India declared this day as National Youth Day In 1984 and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year. The government had decided to observe it as National Youth Day because the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and the ideals for which he lived and worked could be a great source of inspiration for the Indian Youth as well as worldwide. He had given a speech at the first Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago and glorified India’s name in 1893.

13th January : Lohri Festival

Lohri is the first popular winter festival of the every year and marks the beginning of the harvest season. Lohri is celebrated with full enthusiasm and entertainment in northern India, mainly Punjab, and Haryana. Lohri festival is celebrated on 13 January  by lighting up a bonfire and dancing around it with friends and relatives. Wheat stalk, rice, rewri, jaggery, and popcorn are offered by the people at the bonfire.It is believed by many that the festival marks the passing of the winter solstice.

14th January : World Logic Day

On January 14, World Logic Day is observed every year.  The holiday was proclaimed on November 26, 2019, by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to bring the intellectual history, conceptual significance of logic and practical implications to the attention of science communities along with the general public. The international day was conceptualized by the Logica Universalis Association (LUA). It was celebrated on January 14, 2019, for the first time, before the official proclamation.

14th January :  Makar Sankranti

This year it will be celebrated on 14 January and marks the termination of the winter season and the beginning of a new harvest season and also the transition of the Sun from the zodiac of Sagittarius to Capricorn. To mark the first day of the sun’s transit into Makara rashi. . Makar Sankranti also referred to as Uttarayana, Maghi, or simply Sankranti is a Hindu observance and festival.

14th January : Pongal

Pongal is one of the most popular festivals in south India is Pongal and is celebrated widely by the Tamil community across the globe. As per the Tamil solar calendar, Pongal is celebrated in Tai month. It is a four-day event that is dedicated to the Sun God.

15th January : Indian Army Day

Indian Army Day is been celebrated annually at all headquarters of the Army Command to honor the Indian soldiers. Every year 15th January is observed as Indian Army Day because on this day in 1949 field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief. The Indian Army is one of the most powerful troops in the world, competing with superpowers such as the Russia, China & United States, . Indian soldiers set the most outstanding example of selfless service and brotherhood, and above all, undying love for their country.

15th January : World Religion Day

World Religion Day is an observance that was initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baháís of the United States, which is celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday in January each year.

21st January : Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya Foundation Day

The states of Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya became full-fledged states under the North Eastern Region (Re-organization) Act, 1971. Therefore, Tripura, Manipur, and Meghalaya celebrate their Statehood Day on 21st January.

23rd January : Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born on 23 January, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa. He was one of the most prominent Indian freedom fighters his birthday celebrated as Netaji Jayanti or Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti, officially known as Parakram Diwas. He is also known as one of the founder member of his army which was also known as Indian National Army (INA) or Azad Hind Fauj. He also led an Indian national force from abroad against the Western powers during World War II.

24th January : National Girl Child Day

National Girl Child Day is celebrated to highlight the inequalities faced by a majority of the girls in India on 24th January every year, the importance of education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care and safety of girl children, etc. This is an initiative undertaken by the ministry of women and child development with the objective to provide opportunities and support  to the Indian girls. It was initiated in 2008 by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the government of India, to spread public awareness about inequities that girls face in Indian society in their day today life.


24th January : International Day of Education

International Day of Education is observed on 24 January every year to support transformative actions for inclusive, quality education and equitable for all citizens.

25th January : National Voters Day

national voter’s day

National Voter’s Day or Rashtriya Matdata Diwas is celebrated on 25 January every year    to encourage young voters to take part in the political voting process and to become an active voter. The first time this day was celebrated to mark Election Commission’s Foundation Day in  25 Jan, 2011.

25th January : National Tourism Day

National Tourism Day is celebrated in India to raise awareness and educate people about the importance of tourism and the role it plays in the Indian economy on 25 January every year. This day is about appreciating the thousands of tourists that visit our country to appreciate our culture, heritage, and food.

26th January : Republic Day

The Indian Constitution was adopted on 26 November, 1949  by the Indian Constituent Assembly. The supreme law of the land and replaced the Government of India Act 1935. It came into effect on 26 January 1950 with a democratic government system. Republic Day is a public holiday in India where the country marks and celebrates this day. This day marks the largest parade that took place at Rajpath, Delhi every year.

26th January : International Customs Day

International Customs Day (ICD) is celebrated  on 26th January  by Custom Organisation to recognise the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security every year. It also focuses on the working conditions and challenges that customs officers face in their jobs.

27th January : International Holocaust Remembrance Day

It was established by the UN in 2005 as an international day of commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

28th January- Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai was born on 28 January, 1865 in Punjab. He was a prominent nationalist, a powerful orator, historian and religious reformer leader who played an important role in India’s struggle for freedom and independence movement . He also earned the title of ‘Punjab Kesari’ or ‘the Lion of the Punjab‘.The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Hisar, Haryana is named after Lala Lajpat Rai. He initiated the foundation of the Punjab National Bank. He died on 17 November, 1928, due to serious injuries.

28th January : Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day is an international event that occurs every year on 28th January. The purpose of Data Privacy Day is to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is currently observed in the United States, Canada, Nigeria, Israel and 47 European countries.


30th January : World Leprosy Day

On the last Sunday of January, the international community advocates for the rights of people affected by leprosy and joins to combat the medical and social implications of leprosy. World Leprosy Day is a celebration of the leprosy community and an opportunity to raise public awareness of leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease.

30th January : Martyrs Day or Shaheed Diwas


30 January is celebrated as Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas every year in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and the sacrifice of three revolutionaries of India. As, of 30 January, 1948. The ‘Father of Nation’ was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. And on 23rd March 3 heroes namely Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar of the nation were hanged to death by the British a nationwide outburst of mourning that was unsurpassed. The very worst days in the chronology of India’s battle for independence occurred on 30 January.

Important Days in January 2023 calendar| International & National Top Events

What are the special days in January?


The special days in January are – World Braille Day, World day of War Orphans, International mind body wellness day, World Introvert Day, Data piracy day etc.

Why January 25 is important?


The importance of 25 January is because in India national voter day and National tourism day are celebrated on 25 January.

What is the importance of 24 January?

International Day of Education is observed on 24 January every year to support transformative actions for inclusive, quality education and equitable for all citizens.

Why 30 January is famous in the world?

30 January is celebrated as Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas every year in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and the sacrifice of three revolutionaries of India.

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