Daily Gyan Series: Things to Remember May 2, 2019

List of Important National and International Events

Here is a list of important National and International events that one needs remember. It will help you to prepare for competitive exams and will also enhance your knowledge. Here is a list of important days that fall in the month of April.

4 April – International Day of Mine Awareness

Every year on April 4 International Day for Mine Awareness is celebrated all across the world. It is observed to spread awareness about the threat caused by landmines to the safety, health, and lives of citizens and it also encourage state governments to develop mine-clearing programmes.

7 April- World Health Day

We all know Health is Wealth. To mark the importance of Good health every year we celebrate World Health Day on April 7. Various programs are arranged by the World Health Organization to mark the importance of the day. Notably, it was first celebrated in the year 1950

11 April- National Safe Motherhood Day

NSMD is observed on April 11 every year to create awareness about maternity facilities and also about the proper care that a woman needs after giving birth to a child

13 April – Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

It took place on 13 April 1919 at Amritsar and it is also known as Amritsar Massacre. On this day, British troops under the command of Gen Dyer fired on the large crowd and a lot of Indians were killed in this incident.

18 April- World Heritage Day

This day is celebrated every year on April 18 to preserve the human heritage and recognize the efforts of all the relevant organizations in the field. Notably, the day was announced by the international council of Monuments and Sites in 1982 and was approved by General Assembly of UNESCO in the year 1983.

22 April:  World Earth Day

The day is observed on April 22 every year to mark the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Earth is the only planet where life is possible so it is important to keep the natural assets alive.

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