2019 International Day Calendar

2019 International Day Calendar

International Days to Fill Your 2019 Calendar

Have a client residing in another country? A long-distance friend you’d like to better relate to? Or maybe you are looking to travel to another continent and want to find the best time to do so. Whatever your reasoning, a calendar of international days can make you culturally informed and, of course, give you an excuse to celebrate.

While you’re popping bottles and hashtagging your pictures, take time to recognize those whom you are commemorating. Our world calendar includes special occasions officially listed by the United Nations in respect to diversity, suffering, innovation, and peaceful resolutions. We have added a few additional international days of the year to keep you up to date.

Get Ready for Some International Holiday Celebrations!

January

  • 01: New Year’s Day
  • 07: Orthodox Christmas
  • 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 27: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
  • 27: International Outer Space Day

February

  • 01-07: World Interfaith Harmony Week
  • 04: World Cancer Day
  • 06: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • 11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • 13: World Radio Day
  • 14: Valentine’s Day
  • 18: President’s Day
  • 20: World Day of Social Justice
  • 21: International Mother Language Day

March

  • 01: Zero Discrimination Day
  • 03: World Wildlife Day
  • 08: International Women’s Day
  • 20: International Day of Happiness
  • 21: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • 21: International Day of Forests
  • 21: International Day of Nowruz
  • 21: World Poetry Day
  • 21: World Down Syndrome Day
  • 21: World Water Day
  • 23: World Meteorological Day
  • 24: World Tuberculosis Day

April

  • 02: World Autism Awareness Day
  • 04: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action
  • 06: International Day of Sport for Development and Peace
  • 07: International Day of Reflection on the Genocide of Rwanda
  • 07: World Health Day
  • 12: International Day of Human Space Flight
  • 19: Good Friday
  • 21: Easter
  • 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day
  • 22: Mother Earth Day
  • 23: World Book and Copyright Day
  • 24-30: World Immunization Week
  • 25: World Malaria Day
  • 26: International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day
  • 26: World Intellectual Property Day
  • 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work
  • 29: International Dance Day
  • 30: International Jazz Day
  • 30: The Day of the Full Moon (Vesak)

May

  • 02: World Tuna Day
  • 03: World Press Freedom Day
  • 08-09: Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War
  • 12: World Migratory Bird Day
  • 15: International Day of Families
  • 16: International Day of Living Together in Peace
  • 16: International Day of Light
  • 17: World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
  • 20: World Bee Day
  • 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • 22: International Day for Biological Diversity
  • 22: International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
  • 25: Africa Day
  • 29: International Day of UN Peacekeepers
  • 31: World No-Tobacco Day

June

  • 01: Global Day of Parents
  • 03: World Bicycle Day
  • 04: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
  • 05: World Environment Day
  • 05: International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
  • 08: World Oceans Day
  • 12: World Day Against Child Labor
  • 13: International Albinism Awareness Day
  • 14: World Blood Donor Day
  • 15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • 16: International Day of Family Remittances
  • 17: World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
  • 18: Sustainable Gastronomy Day
  • 19: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
  • 20: World Refugee Day
  • 21: International Day of Yoga
  • 23: United Nations Public Service Day
  • 23: International Widow’s Day
  • 25: Day of the Seafarer
  • 26: International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • 26: United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
  • 27: Micro, Small, and Medium Sized Enterprises Day
  • 29: International Day of the Tropics
  • 30: International Asteroid Day
  • 30: International Day of Parliamentarism

July

  • 04: Independence Day
  • 06: International Day of Cooperatives
  • 11: World Population Day
  • 12: Malala Day
  • 15: World Youth Skills Day
  • 18: Nelson Mandela International Day
  • 28: World Hepatitis Day
  • 30: International Day of Friendship
  • 30: World Day against Trafficking in Persons

August

  • 01-07: World Breastfeeding Week
  • 09: International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
  • 12: International Youth Day
  • 19: World Humanitarian Day
  • 21: International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
  • 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • 29: International Day Against Nuclear Tests
  • 30: International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

September

  • 02: Labor Day
  • 05: International Day of Charity
  • 08: International Literacy Day
  • 10: World Suicide Prevention Day
  • 12: United Nations Day for South- South Cooperation
  • 15: International Day of Democracy
  • 16: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
  • 21: International Day of Peace
  • 23: International Day of Sign Languages
  • 26: World Maritime Day
  • 26: International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
  • 27: World Tourism Day
  • 28: World Rabies Day
  • 28: International Day for Universal Access to Information
  • 29: World Heart Day
  • 30: International Translation Day

October

  • 01: International Day of Older Persons
  • 02: International Day of Non-Violence
  • 04-10: World Space Week
  • 05: World Teachers’ Day
  • 07: World Habitat Day
  • 09: World Post Day
  • 09: Yom Kippur
  • 09: International Walk to School Day
  • 10: World Mental Health Day
  • 10: World Sight Day
  • 11: International Day of the Girl Child
  • 13: International Day for Disaster Reduction
  • 13: World Migratory Bird Day
  • 15: International Day of Rural Women
  • 16: World Food Day
  • 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • 24-30: Disarmament Week
  • 24: United Nations Day
  • 24:World Development Information Day
  • 27: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
  • 31: World Cities Day
  • 31-11.01: Dia de Muertos

November

  • 01: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
  • 05: World Tsunami Awareness Day
  • 06: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict
  • 10-16: International Week of Science and Peace
  • 10: World Science Day for Peace and Development
  • 12: World Pneumonia Day
  • 12: Gurpurab
  • 13: World Kindness Day
  • 14: World Diabetes Day
  • 16: International Day for Tolerance
  • 17: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  • 19: World Toilet Day
  • 20: World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day
  • 20: Africa Industrialization Day
  • 20: Universal Children’s Day
  • 21: World Philosophy Day
  • 21: World Television Day
  • 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
  • 28: Thanksgiving Day
  • 29: International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
  • 30: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare

December

  • 01: World AIDS Day
  • 02: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • 03: International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • 05: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development
  • 05: World Soil Day
  • 07: International Civil Aviation Day
  • 09: International Anti-Corruption Day
  • 09: International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime
  • 10: Human Rights Day
  • 11: International Mountain Day
  • 12: International Day of Neutrality
  • 12: International Universal Health Coverage Day
  • 18: International Migrants Day
  • 20: International Human Solidarity Day
  • 23-30: Hanukkah
  • 25: Christmas Day
  • 26-01.01: Kwanzaa
 

 

 

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