Important days in April 2023: National and International

Important days in April 2023: April is the 4th month of the year, falls after March; it consists of many important days that are celebrated nationally and internationally both. It includes events/occasions/festivals such as Ram Navami, Good Friday, Ambedkar Jayanti, and many more. Check out the detailed important events below in the table.

Important days in April 2023

Dates Events
April 1



 Odisha Day

Prevention of Blindness Week

Edible Book Day

Start of Testicular Cancer Awareness

Week (US)

Kha b-Nisan (Assyrian people)

Arbor Day (Tanzania)

National Day (Cyprus)

National Civil Service Day (Thailand)

Fossil Fools Day

April 2



Gudi Padwa (India)

International Children’s Book Day

Malvinas Day (Argentina)

Unity of Peoples of Russia and Belarus  Day (Belarus)

Thai Heritage Conservation Day (Thailand)

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day (US)

April 4


International Day for Mine Awareness

and Assistance in Mine Action

Peace Day (Angola)

Children’s Day (Hong Kong, Taiwan)

Independence Day (Senegal)

April 5


Sikmogil (South Korea)

National Caramel Day (US)

Children’s Day (Palestinian territories)

April 6


Tartan Day (US & Canada)

Chakri Day (Thailand)

New Beer’s Eve (US)

National Beer Day (United Kingdom)

April 7




Genocide Memorial Day (Rwanda) National Beer Day (US)

Motherhood and Beauty Day (Armenia)

Flag Day (Slovenia)

Women’s Day (Mozambique)

Sheikh Abeid Amani Karume Day (Tanzania)

No Housework Day

April 8


International Romani Day

Buddha’s Birthday (Japan)

Feast of the First Day of the Writing of the Book of the Law (Thelema)

April 9


International Banshtai Tsai Day

Martyr’s Day (Tunisia)

Anniversary of the German Invasion of Denmark (Denmark)

Day of the Finnish Language (Finland)

Constitution Day (Kosovo)

Baghad Liberation Day (Iraqi


Feast of the Second Day of the Writing

of the Book of the Law (Thelema) Remembrance for Haakon Sigurdsson

(The Troth)

Bataan Day or Arawng Kagitingan


National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day (US)

Day of National Unity (Georgia)

Vimy Ridge Day (Canada)

April 10


Rama Navami

Palm Sunday

Feast of the Third Day of the Writing of

the Book of the Law (Thelema)

Siblings Day

Day of the Builder (Azerbaijan)

April 11


 National Pet Day (US)

World Parkinson’s Day

National Cheese Fondue Day (US)

Juan Santamaria Day (Costa Rica)

International Louie  Day

April 12


National Redemption Day (Liberia) Children’s Day (Bolivia and Haiti)  Cosmonautics Day (Russia)

Halifax Day (North Carolina)

Yuri’s Night

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day (US)

April 13


Unfairly Prosecuted Persons Day (Slovakia)

Teacher’s Day (Ecuador)

Katyn Memorial Day (Poland)

Jefferson’s Birthday (US)

First day of Thingyan (Myanmar)

April 14



Dhivehi Language Day (Maldives)

Black Day (South Korea)

Pohela Boishakh (Bangladesh)

Vaisakh (Punjab)

Commemoration of Anfal Genocide Against the Kurds (Iraqi Kurdistan)

Pana Sankranti (Odisha)

The second day of Songkran (Thailand)

Day of Mologa (Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia)

Puthandu (India, Malaysia, Singapore,

Sri Lanka)

Youth Day (Angola)

Day of the Georgian Language (Georgia)

Pan American Day

Season of Emancipation (Barbados)

N’Ko Alphabet Day (Mande speakers)

First day of Takayama Spring Festival (Japan)

Maundy Thursday

April 15


Good Friday

Pohela Boishakh (West Bengal)

Universal Day of Culture

Hillsborough Disaster Memorial (England)

Day of the Sun (North Korea)

Jackie Robinson Day (US)

Last day of Songkran (Thailand)

National Banana Day (US)

World Art Day

April 16


Birthday of Queen Margrethe II


Remembrance of Chemical Attack on

Balisan and Sheikh Wasan (Iraqi


Memorial Day for the Victims of the

Holocaust (Hungary)

Birthday of José de Diego (US)

Foursquare Day

Emancipation Day (US)

World Voice Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day (US)

April 17



Women’s Day (Gabon)

National  Cheeseball Day (US)

Evacuation Day (Syria)

FAO Day (Iraq)

Malbec World Day

National Espresso Day (Italy)

Flag Day (American Samoa)

April 18


Independence Day (Zimbabwe) Anniversary of the Victory over the Teutonic Knights in the Battle of the Ice (Russia)

Invention Day (Japan)

Army Day (Iran)

Friend’s Day (Brazil)

Coma Patients’ Day (Poland)

April 19


Holocaust Remembrance Day (Poland) Dutch-American Friendship Day (US) Army Day (Brazil)

Beginning of the Independence Movement (Venezuela)

National Garlic Day (US)

Bicycle Day

Primrose Day (United Kingdom)

Indian Day (Brazil)

Landing of the 33 Patriots Day (Uruguay)

King Mswati III’s BSirthday (Swaziland)

National Rice Ball Day (US)

April 20 UN Chinese Language Day
April 21


Administrative Professionals’ Day Heroic Defense of Veracruz (Mexico)

Day of Local Self-Government (Russia) Kartini Day (Indonesia)

Tiradentes’ Day (Brazil)

Grounation Day

National Tree Planting Day (Kenya)

Kang Pan-sok’s Birthday (North Korea)

Queen’s Official Birthday (Falkland


San Jacinto Day (Texas)

Local Self Government Day (Russia)

Vietnam Book Day

April 22


National Jelly Bean Day (US)

Holocaust Remembrance Day (Serbia) Discovery Day (Brazil)

April 23


 Navy Day (China)

German Beer Day (Germany)

Castile and Leon Day (Spain)

Canada Book Day (Canada)

Independence Day (Florida)

Khongjom Day (Manipur)

UN English Language Day

La Diada de Sant Jordi (Spain) International Pixel-Stained Techno-peasant Day

National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Turkey, Northern Cyprus)

St George’s Day (England)

April 24


National Panchayati Day (India) Democracy Day (Nepal)

World Day for Laboratory Animals

National Pigs in a Blanket Day (US)

Fashion Revolution Day

Labour Safety Day (Bangladesh)

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day (Armenia)

Flag Day (Ireland)

St Mark’s Eve (Western Christianity) Concord Day (Niger)

Republic Day (The Gambia)

Children’s Day (Zambia)

Kapyong Day (Australia)

International Sculpture Day

April 25


Major Rogation (Western Christianity) Red Hat Society Day

Feast of Saint Mark (Western Christianity)

National Zucchini Bread Day (US)

Anniversary of the First Cabinet of Kurdish Government (Iraqi Kurdistan)

Sinai Liberation Day (Egypt)

Freedom Day (Portugal)


Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand) Parental Alienation Awareness Day Military Foundation Day (North Korea) Liberation Day (Italy)

Flag Day (Faroe Islands, Swaziland) Arbor Day (Germany)

April 26


Union Day (Tanzania)

Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy (Belarus)

National Pretzel Day (US)

Memorial Day of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes (Russia)

Lesbian Visibility Day

Confederate Memorial Day (US)

April 27


Freedom Day (South Africa)

National Veterans’ Day (Finland)

National Prime Rib Day (US)

Day of the Uprising Against the Occupying Forces (Slovenia) Independence Day (Togo, Sierra Leone) Day of Russian Parliamentarism (Russia)

National Day (Mayotte, Sierra Leone) Flag Day (Moldova)

April 28


World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Veterinary Day

National Day of Mourning (Canada)

National Day (Sardinia, Italy)

Restoration of Sovereignty Day (Japan)

Lawyers’ Day (Orissa)

Mujahideen Victory Day (Afghanistan)

National Heroes Day (Barbados)

April 29


Princess Bedike’s Birthday (Denmark)

Showa Day (Japan)

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of

Chemical Warfare (United Nations)

National Shrimp Scampi Day (US)

International Dance Day (UNESCO)

April 30


Ayushman Bharat Diwas, Children’s Day (Mexico)

Russian State Fire Service Day

Martyr’s Day (Pakistan)

International Jazz Day (UNESCO)

Teachers’ Day (Paraguay)

Reunification Day (Vietnam)

Birthday of the King (Sweden)

Camaron Day (French Foreign Legion)

Honesty Day (US)

Carodejnice (Czech Republic and


Armed Forces Day (Georgia)

Walpurgis Night (Central and Northern


National Persian Gulf Day (Iran)

Consumer Protection Day (Thailand)

Important Days in May 2023: National and International Special Days

Important days in April 2023 FAQs

Question: On which date world voice day is celebrated?

Ans. It is observed on April 16, every year.

Question: Why is gudi padwa celebrated?

Ans. Gudi Padwa is observed to celebrate Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana and Lord Rama’s return to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile.

Question: When does Iran celebrate Army day?

Ans. On April 18, Iran celebrates Army day every year.

Question: What is the reason behind World Art day?

Ans. It is celebrated to encourage the art, diffusion, development, and enjoyment of art. It was declared by the IAA- International Association of Art.

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