Important Days – April with Reasons and Theme
This topic is the important topic for all competitive exams. In this list, we have added many important things from various sources. Hope this will give some rare and unknown details.
|S.No||Date||Event||Reasons and Theme|
|1||2nd April||World Autism Awareness Day||World Autism Awareness Day", passed in council on 1 November 2007, and adopted on 18 December 2007. It was proposed by the United Nations representative from Qatar. 2018 - Theme:"Empowering women and girls with autism|
|2||4th April||International Day for Mine Awareness||2018 Theme: Advancing Protection, Peace and Development. It was first observed on 4 April, 2006.|
|5th April||National Maritime Day||On this day in 1919 navigation history was created when SS Loyalty, the first ship of The Scindia Steam Navigation Company Ltd., journeyed to the United Kingdom, a crucial step for India shipping history when sea routes were controlled by the British. 2018 Theme: “Indian Shipping – An Ocean of opportunity”.|
|3||7th April||World Health Day,||In 1948, the WHO held the First World Health Assembly. The Assembly decided to celebrate 7 April of each year, with effect from 1950. 2018 Theme: Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere.
The slogan is “Health for All”.
|5||10th April||World Homeopathy Day||On Dr. Hahnemann’s 80th Birthday i.e. 10th April 1835, Dr. Hering founded the World’s First homeopathic medical college, “The North American Academy of Homeopathic Healing Art”, Allentown, USA to commomarate this world homeopathy day is celebrated. Samuel Hahnemann is the Father of Homeopathy, Father of Human Pharmacology , Father of Nano Medicine and the Father of Infinite Dilution concept in Chemistry.|
|6||11th April||National Safe Motherhood Day||This day marks the birth anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of MK Gandhi, father of nation. India is first country in the world to celebrate National Safe Motherhood Day. 2018 Theme: ‘Respectful Maternity Care.|
|7||17th April||World Hemophilia Day||It was started in 1989; April 17 was chosen in honor of Frank Schnabel's birthday. 2018 Theme: "SHARING KNOWLEDGE MAKES US STRONGER"|
|8||18th April||World Heritage Day||The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) in 1982 announced, 18 April as the World Heritage Day. This was approved by General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. 2018 Theme: “Heritage for Generations” . As of 2018, India alone has 36 world heritage sites, the sixth most of any country. Italy leads with 53 sites followed by China with 52 sites.|
|9||21st April||Adminidtrative Professionals day or Secretaries’ Day or Admin Day||This day was established in 1952 through the work of Harry F. Klemfuss|
|10||22nd April||Earth Day||marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. April 22, falling between Spring Break and Final Exams, was selected as the date. 2018 Theme: End Plastic Pollution.|
|11||23rd April||World Book & Copyright Day||World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995. The original idea was of the Valencian writer Vicente Clavel Andrés as a way to honour the author Miguel de Cervantes, first on October 7, his birth date, then on April 23, his death date. In 1995 UNESCO decided that the World Book and Copyright Day would be celebrated on 23 April, as the date is also the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. 2018 Theme: “READING, it's my right!”|