Important days in February 2023: National and International Special Days

Important days in February 2023: Every competitive exam aspirant must have complete knowledge of the important days. Every month has significant events that are observed and celebrated globally. February, which is the second month of the year, consists of 28 days (or 29 in case of leap year) have many such events that are observed nationally and internationally. Let us check all of them below.

Important Days and Dates in February

Important days in February 2023

Dates Events
February 1



 Indian Coast Guard Day

Air Force Day (Nicaragua)

Abolition of Slavery Day (Mauritius)

Federal Territory Day (Malaysia)

Lammas (Southern hemisphere)

Heroes’ Day (Rwanda)

Memorial Day of the Republic (Hungary)

Imbolc (Ireland, Scotland, Isle of Man)

National Freedom Day (US)

February 2



 World Wetlands Day

National Tater Tot Day (US)

Anniversary of Treaty of Tartu (Estonia)

Inventor’s Day (Thailand)

Constitution Day (Philippines)

Marmot Day (Alaska)

Day of Youth (Azerbaijan)

Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at

the Temple

Groundhog Day (the US and Canada)

February 3


Veterans’ Day (Thailand)

Anniversary of The Day the Music Died (US)

Setsubun (Japan)

Martyrs’ Day (Sao Tome and Principe) Communist Party of Vietnam Foundation Anniversary (Vietnam) Heroes’ Day (Mozambique)

Day of the Virgin of Suyapa (Honduras)

February 4


 World Cancer Day

Independence Day of Sri Lanka

Day of the Armed Struggle (Angola)

Rosa Parks Day (US)

February 5


Unity Day (Burundi)

Crown Princess Mary’s birthday (Denmark)

Runeberg’s Birthday (Finland)

Kashmir Solidarity Day (Pakistan)

Liberation Day (San Marino)

National Weatherperson’s Day (US)

February 6  Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Ronald Reagan Day (US)

Sami National Day (Russia, Finland,

Norway and Sweden)

International Day of Zero Tolerance to

Female Genital Mutilation

February 7 Independence Day (Grenada)
February 8  International Safer Internet Day

Preseren Day (Slovenia)

Propose Day

February 9 St. Maroun’s Day (Maronite Church,  Eastern Orthodox Church)

National Pizza Day (US)

February 10 National Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe (Italy)

Fenkil Day (Eritrea)

Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck

February 11


 World Day of the Sick

Day of Revenue Service (Azerbaijan)

112 day (European Union)

Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes

(Catholic Church)

Armed Forces Day (Liberia)

Inventors’ Day (US)

Evelio Javier Day (Panay Island)

Youth Day (Cameroon)

National Foundation Day (Japan)

February 12


 Darwin Day

International Day of Women’s Health

Georgia Day

Youth Day (Venezuela)

Lincoln’s Birthday

Union Day (Myanmar)

National Freedom to Marry Day (US)

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Awareness Day (Canada)

Red Hand Day (United Nations)

February 13



 Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary

Children’s Day (Myanmar)

World Radio Day

February 14


 Saint Valentine’s Day

Statehood Day (Arizona, Oregon)


Singles Awareness Day

Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (Armenian Apostolic Church)

February 15


 International Childhood Cancer Day

Parinirvana Day

Candlemas (Eastern Orthodox Church)

Total Defence Day (Singapore)

International Duties Memorial Day


National Flag of Canada Day (Canada)

John Frum Day (Vanuatu)

Serbia’s National Day

Liberation Day (Afghanistan)

Susan B. Anthony Day (US)

National I Want Butterscotch Day (US)

The ENIAC Day (Philadelphia, US)

Statehood Day (Serbia)

February 16


Restoration of Lithuania’s Statehood Day

Day of the Shining Star (North Korea)

February 17


Revolution Day (Libya)

Random Acts of Kindness Day (US)

Independence Day (Kosovo)

February 18


 Wife’s Day (Iceland)

Independence Day (Gambia)

National Democracy Day (Nepal)

Kurdish Students Union Day (Iraqi


Dialect Day (Japan)

Start of Taj Mahotsav

February 19


 Shivaji Jayanti

Armed Forces Day (Mexico)

Commemoration of Vasil Levski (Bulgaria)

Flag Day (Turkmenistan)

Brâncuși Day (Romania)

February 20


World Day of Social Justice

Day of Heavenly Hundred Heroes (Ukraine)

Northern Hemisphere Hoodie-Hoo Day

February 21 International Mother Language Day Language Movement Day (Bangladesh)
February 22


World Scout Day

Celebrity Day (Church of Scientology) Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter (Roman Catholic Church)

National Margarita Day (US Independence Day (Saint Lucia)

World Thinking Day

Founder’s Day (World Organization of

the Scout Movement)

February 23


Emperor’s Birthday (Japan) Mashramani-Republic Day (Guyana) National Day (Brunei)

Meteņi (Latvia)

Defender of the Fatherland and Armed Forces day (Belarus)

Defender of the Fatherland Day (Russia) National Banana Bread Day (US)

Red Army Day

February 24


Central Excise Day

Flag Day in Mexico

Dragobete (Romania)

Independence Day (Estonia)

Women’s Day (Zoroastrian, Iran)

Engineer’s Day (Iran)

National Artist Day (Thailand)

February 25


Plum Blossom Festival (Japan)

Armed Forces Day (Dominican


Soviet Occupation Day (Georgia)

Revolution Day (Suriname)

Meher Baba’s Birthday

National Day (Kuwait)

Memorial Day for the Victims of the

Communist Dictatorships (Hungary)

People Power Day (Philippines)

February 26


 Saviors’ Day (Nation of Islam)

Day of Remembrance for Victims of

Khojaly Massacre (Azerbaijan)

Liberation Day (Kuwait)

National Wear Red Day (United


February 27


 World Sustainable Energy Day

Marathi Language Day

Anosmia Awareness Day

International Polar Bear Day

Doctors’ Day (Vietnam)

Independence Day (Dominican


Anti-Bullying Day (Canada)

Majuba Day (South Africa)

February 28


 National Science Day (India)

Peace Memorial Day (Taiwan)

Andalusia Day (Andalusia, Spain)

Day of Remembrance for Victims of

Massacres in Armenia (Armenia)

Teachers’ Day (Arab states)

Kalevala Day (Finland)

February 29 Bachelor’s Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

National Frog Legs Day (US)

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Important days in February 2023 FAQs

Question: When is national science day observed?

Ans. It is observed on February 28, every year.

Question: What is the reason behind the world cancer day celebration?

Ans. It is celebrated to spread awareness about cancer. The main reason for its celebration is to reduce the no. of cancer patients and deaths due to it.

Question: Where is national frog legs day celebrated?

Ans. It is celebrated in the US every 29th February.

Question: What is the date of Sarojini Naidu’s birth anniversary?

Ans. It is observed on February 13th.

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