Specials Days in December 2020: Important National and International Days List

Imagine sitting outside a cafe, sipping java and eating chocolate cookies on the chilly days of the year! Do you remember? Mingling around your friends and families to celebrate the jingly days of Christmas! Yes, it’s that time to take the stress out of your gloomy year. December 2020 brings out the best of the snowy mornings along with the joyous days that make your life more exciting. From celebrating the conservation of wildlife all around the globe to feasting and gifting your loved ones on Christmas, the month of December 2020 is tucked between a couple of huge holidays.Including all national festivals of India, international events and celebrations, let’s learn more about the important days in December 2020 with this exhaustive list. Cuddle around December 2020 and feel the warmth all day long!
  • 1 December World Aids Day

With a global estimate of around 38 million people suffer from HIV positive. Though we have scientific advances in HIV treatment, more than 35 million people have died of AIDS, making it one of the most destructive pandemics in history. World Aids is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

World Aids Day
  • 2 December International Day for Abolition of Slavery

  • Modern slavery has seized more than 40 million people worldwide. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is organized by the United Nations General Assembly to aware of and unite the people around the world about the types of slavery that cover the practices such as forced labour, debt bondage, forced marriage, and human trafficking.
  • 3 December UN International Day of Person with Disabilities

  • Disability day or International Day of the Person with Disability is encouraged by the officials of the United Nations. This day aims to raise awareness about the benefits of integrating disabled persons into every aspect of life, from economic to political to social and cultural. Whether a person is suffering a mental or physical disability, people all around the world work together by supporting and showcasing them as vibrant members of society.
  • 4 December Indian Navy Day

  • Celebrated on December 4, Indian Navy Day is dedicated to the attack launched by the Indian Navy on Karachi harbor during 1971’s Indo-Pakistan war. It is also celebrated to work towards securing marine borders and bolstering relationships with other countries through joint exercises, humanitarian missions and relief operations.
  • 5 December World Soil Day

  • The importance of soil is always forgotten by us as sapiens! From contributing to our food, water and energy and playing an essential part in reducing the impact of climate change, soil indeed keeps us in a living state. This day aims to educate and aware people to stop the process of deforestation on a large scale, which leads to the erosion of soil. Planting more and more trees to help cultivate the freshness of soil can make a big difference to Mother Nature.
  • 6 December Bartender Appreciation Day

  • Cheers to all the bartenders of the globe, for it is World Bartenders Day. It is a day to appreciate and recognize the work men and women are doing behind bars, pubs, breweries and wineries. On this day, go to a bar or pub and celebrate the day with shots of your favorite alcohol with your bartender or just become a bartender yourself!
  • 7 December Armed Forces Flag Day

  • Armed Forces Day is celebrated in India to honor the martyrs and the people in uniform who bravely fought on our borders to safeguard the country’s honor. This day has been observed since 1949 and over the years it has become a responsibility to look after disabled comrades-in-arms, widows and dependents of those who sacrificed their life for the country.
Brownie Day
National Brownie Day
    • 8 December National Brownie Day

Hunker down the big ol’ blend of cake and cookie on Brownie Day. Brownies are a delicious chunk of the with the extra touch of chocolate over it. Share with your friends, bake for your colleagues, or just give your boss the magical chocolate brick for an extra raise this year.

    • 9 December International Anti-Corruption Day

Corruption is a serious crime that can undermine social and economic development in all societies. Every year around $1 Trillion is paid by bribes. And to aware people around the world, the United Nations organizes International Anti-Corruption Day to describe the importance of empowering and mobilizing youth to fight for a corruption-free world.

    • 10 December Human Rights Day

Everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth or status. Universal Human Rights Day centers on the need to build a better life by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts.

    • 11 December UNICEF Birthday

After the second world war, families couldn’t survive to be a unit. To uplift the social, physical, educational and mental conditions of the children, the United Nations stepped up to curate emergency funds after the war. From December 11, 1946, until today, we celebrate the creation of UNICEF. Around the world, UNICEF responds when emergencies arise in war-torn countries, the aftermath of natural disasters and disease outbreaks.

    • 12 December International Day of Neutrality

The United Nations Council maintains protocol to prevent foreign participation in wars between the two(or more) countries. International Neutrality day aims to promote the use of preventive diplomacy, which is the core objective of the UN. The council raises awareness and recognition of the law that abides the nations to operate independently and effectively on this day.

Violin Day
World Violin Day
  • 13 December World Violin Day

    Create some sweet music with your own Stradivarius. Violin is a western classical instrument that emerged in the early 16th century in northern Italy. The violin day recognizes the impact and cultural contributions of the most versatile instrument in the world of music.

  • 14 December National Energy Conservation Day

  • Energy conservation is more than important for every one of us in these unprecedented times. To spread awareness about the significance of energy conservation in the country, the Energy Efficiency Bureau (BEE), a subordinate of the Ministry of Power, organizes National Energy Conservation Day. It showcases India’s achievements in energy and conservation. It also aims to save energy for future use.
  • 15 December International Tea Day

  • Originating from China, Tea has become an international significance to refresh your mornings, mood and spirits. Well, if you think of International Tea Day as a special occasion to drink a cup of tea, then you are wrong! We celebrate this day for tea workers to bring civil rights into action and improve the working conditions in the tea industry. Want a cup of tea?

  • 16 December Vijay Diwas

  • Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year to commemorate India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. The war of 1971 lasted for 13 days and settled down after Pakistan surrendered to India. The entire nation also celebrates this victory as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’.

    • 17 December Wright Brother’s Day

Imagine flying for the first time in the history of mankind with a newly invented aircraft! Wright Brothers Day is one such day that honors the first successful flight in a heavier-than-air, mechanically propelled airplane. Though we have reached a new level in the field of aerospace, we can never forget the first-ever, man made flight. Kudos to Wright Brothers!

    • 18 December Bake Cookies Day

Christmas is coming, fellas! Take a holiday or add this delicious day to your to-do on your weekend and bake some tasty, chocolate-y cookies for every sweet one in your life, including you. Bake cookies in groups with family, friends, kids and grandkids. Try one, two or three recipes and bake some delightful cookies.

    • 19 December Goa Liberation Day

Goa Liberation Day is celebrated every year to honor the freedom of Goa from Portuguese rule by the Indian Armed Forces and the complete independence of this beautiful Indian state. The state of Goa celebrates this day by paying tribute to the Indian soldiers. Special cultural performances also become a regular part of this celebration!

    • 20 December International Human Solidarity Day

Here’s a day to celebrate unity in diversity and raise awareness of the importance of solidarity. International Human Solidarity Day is celebrated all across the globe to keep the world together to promote peace, human rights, equality, social and economic development.

    • 21 December Winter Solstice (Shortest Day)

December marks the beginning of snowy, chilly and winter days. Winter Solstice is known for the shortest day and longest night of the year. This day is celebrated by following local rituals, feasting, and singing chants and carols with friends and relatives.

    • 22 December National Mathematics Day

Though students find it difficult to solve most of the problems related to mathematics, Srinivasa Ramanujan was something different when it came to maths. To honor his excellency in the world of Mathematics and celebrate his birth anniversary, the Indian Government declared 22nd December to be National Mathematics Day.

    • 23 December Kisan Day

The national farmer’s day is celebrated in India as Kisan Diwas to promote farmers’ welfare and prosperity while organizing various programs, discussions, workshops, exhibitions, and functions. This day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of the 5th Prime Minister, Choudhary Charan Singh who introduced many policies and laws for the well-being of all the farmers.

    • 24 December National Consumer Rights Day

To make every consumer more aware of their rights and responsibilities in India, we celebrate National Consumer Day. It highlights the importance of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 that had received the assent of the President. It was considered a historic milestone in the consumer movement in India.

Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas
  • 25 December Christmas

  • Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year. With the religious, traditional and cultural importance, Christmas is a celebration that brings family and friends together. We spread the holiday excitement by tuning around the jingly tunes, wishing everyone a Merry Christmas, and unpacking the gifts received by our loved ones. Decorate the Christmas tree, Spread Cheer and enjoy chuckles this day!
  • 26 December Boxing Day

  • When the day of Christmas passes, the celebration continues in the states of the United Kingdom and some parts of the world. One such day is known as Boxing Day, which is traditionally celebrated on 26th December to spend time with friends and family. It is a bank holiday or a public holiday for countries like Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. On this day, many people gather for meals, spend time outside, or relax at home and enjoy the day off.
  • 27 December Fruit Cake Day

  • Get inside your Grandma’s Kitchen and help her bake the fruit-filled holiday cake for the loved ones. Made with a delicious blend of fresh fruits, toasted nuts, and the essence of booze inside Fruitcake adds up to holiday spirits while binging on movies with your own huddle. Fruitcake Day has been celebrated since the 1900s, which became a traditional gifting ritual all over the world.
  • 28 December Card Playing Day

  • Shuffle those 52 cards, let your family sit tight and enjoy the game on Cards Playing Day. The end of the year is in sight, and cards are the perfect way towards a calmer, relaxing, and more slow-paced form of fun and entertainment. Spend the day playing cards with your squad and create many warm memories.
  • 29 December Winter Festival – Mount Abu

  • Soothe your nerves with the rich culture and heritage of Rajasthan. The Winter Festival is a three-day carnival that happens every year and offers tourists in Mount Abu a delightful vacation amidst some stunning vistas. For adventure buffs and sports enthusiasts, the Winter Festival is a paradise.
  • 30 December Bacon Day

  • Cook the star of your breakfast with slices of bacon and eggs on International Bacon Day. Celebrated all across the world, this delicious snack time originated by Chinese with pork bellies and a pinch of salt. It’s amazing, it’s convenient to cook and has superpowers to spring up your taste buds. Call your friends and go out to eat the best bacon in your locality.
  • 31 December New Year’s Eve

  • Bring out the glasses, call your friends, order freshly cooked pizzas and create memories before the clock ticks 12! Say hello to a new year and pay homage to the rite with thoughts of the year gone by. New Year’s Eve is a time to relax and enjoy the start of a bright and promising new year, a new beginning. Well, every year, we make resolutions. It’s easier to make a resolution but it’s harder to accomplish it. So take small steps and create your year a bigger, better one! Happy New Year.
1 DecemberWorld Aids DayMedical, Healthcare, WellnessGlobal
1 DecemberEat a red Apple DayFruits, HealthyUSA & Parts of the world
1 DecemberDay without Art DayCreativity,Arts, ArtistsParts of the world
2 DecemberInternational Day for Abolition for SlaveryHuman Rights, AwarenessGlobal
2 DecemberNational Pollution Control DayEnvironment, Pollution, CauseParts of the world
2 DecemberNational Fritters DayCorn, Fast Food, FoodUSA & parts of the world
2 DecemberSpecial Education DayEducation, AcademicsUnknown
3 DecemberUN International Day of Person with DisabilitiesAwareness, EducationalGlobal
3 DecemberMake a Gift DayGift, Friendship, SurpriseParts of the world
4 DecemberWorld Wildlife Conservation DayAnimals, WildlifeGlobal
4 DecemberIndian Navy DayArmy, Naval ForceIndia
4 DecemberWear Brown Shoes DayShoes, Footwear, AccessoriesParts of the world
4 DecemberNational Cookie DayDessert, Food, SweetsUSA & Parts of the world
4 DecemberInternational Cheetah DayAnimal, WildlifeGlobal
4 DecemberDice DayGame, Board GamesUSA & Parts of the world
5 DecemberInternational Ninja DayArt, Tradition, ActivityGlobal
5 DecemberWorld Soil DayEarth, EnvironmentGlobal
5 DecemberBathtub Party DayShower, Activity, FunParts of the world
5 DecemberWorld Pear DayFruit, Food, HealthyGLobal
6 DecemberMiner’s DayUnderground, ProfessionParts of the world
6 DecemberSt. Nicholas DayReligious, Festival, CelebrationUSA
6 DecemberBartender Appreciation DayCareers, Liquor, ProfessionEurope
7 DecemberInternational Civil Aviation DayFighter Jets, Aviation, AerospaceGlobally
7 DecemberNational Cotton DayMaterial, ApparelParts of the world
7 DecemberArmed Forces Flag DayBravery, Soldiers, ArmyIndia
7 DecemberWalt Disney DayCelebration, PlaceGlobal
8 DecemberBodhi DayReligious, Festival, CelebrationJapan
8 DecemberNational Brownie DayDessert, Food, SweetsUSA & Parts of the world
8 DecemberPretend to be a Time Traveller DayFun, Activity, Time TravelUSA
9 DecemberInternational Anti-Corruption DayCauseGlobal
9 DecemberPastry DayDessert, Food, SweetsEuropean Union & Parts of the world
9 DecemberTechno DayMusic, Sound, FunParts of the world
9 DecemberInternational Day of Veterinary Medicine DayCause, Medical, Healthcare, AnimalGlobal
10 DecemberHuman Rights DayHuman Rights, Cause, AwarenessGlobal
10 DecemberNobel Prize DayAwards, Ceremonies, EventsGlobal
10 DecemberInternational Animal Rights DayAnimal, WildlifeGlobal
11 DecemberInternational Mountain DayNature, EnvironmentGlobal
11 DecemberHave a Bagel DayFood, BreakfastUK, America, Canada and Parts of the world
11 DecemberLost & Found DayActivityUSA & Parts of the world
11 DecemberUNICEF BirthdayCelebration, Cause, AwarenessGlobal
12 DecemberInternational Day of NeutralityPeace, Freedom, ProsperityGlobal
13 DecemberUniversal Health Coverage DayHealthcare, MedicalGlobal
13 DecemberWorldwide Candle Lighting DayCeremony, Festival, CelebrationGlobal
13 DecemberWorld Violin DayActivities, Music, InstrumentGlobal
13 DecemberHorse DayAnimalParts of the world
14 DecemberNational Energy Conservation DayEnvironment, Cause, Awareness, ConsumptionIndia
14 DecemberMonkey DayAnimal, WildlifeUnknown
15 DecemberInternational Tea DayRefreshment, BeverageGlobal
15 DecemberNational Cupcake DayFood, Sweets, DessertUSA
16 DecemberVijay DiwasFreedom, Indian ArmyIndia
17 DecemberWright Brother’s DayAviation, AerospaceUSA & parts of the world
17 DecemberMaple Syrup DayFood, SweetUSA
18 DecemberInternational Migrants DayPeople, Awareness, CauseGlobal
18 DecemberMinorities Rights Day in IndiaHuman Rights, FreedomIndia
18 DecemberArabic Language DayLanguage, CulturalMiddle East, Saudi Arabia & parts of the world
19 DecemberGoa’s Liberation DayFreedom, Indian ArmyIndia
19 DecemberNational Emo DayPeople, AwarenessUSA & parts of the world
20 DecemberSangria DayDrink, Beverage, LiquorParts of the world
20 DecemberInternational Human Solidarity DayHuman Rights DayGlobal
21 DecemberCrossword Puzzle DayActivitiesUSA
21 DecemberWinter Solstice DayWeather, ClimateGlobal
22 DecemberNational Mathematics DayAcademics, EducationIndia
23 DecemberFestivusCelebration, Culture, FestivalParts of the world
23 DecemberRoots DayAncestors, Family, RelationshipGlobal
23 DecemberKisan DayFarmers, AgricultureIndia
24 DecemberChristmas EveCulture, FestivalGlobal
24 DecemberNational Consumer Rights DayTrade Practices, ConsumersIndia
25 DecemberChristmasCulture, Festival, ReligiousGlobal
26 DecemberBoxing DayWrestlingEurope & parts of the world
26 DecemberDay of GoodwillCause, ActivitiesUSA & parts of the world
27 DecemberVisit the zoo DayAnimals, WildlifeParts of the world
27 DecemberFruit Cake DayBaking, Food, DesertUSA
28 DecemberCard Playing DayFun, Activity, GamesUSA
29 DecemberTick Tock DayFun, ActivityParts of the world
29 DecemberWinter Festival – Mount AbuFestival, Ceremony, EventsIndia
30 DecemberBacon DayFood, Fast Food, Pork, MeatUSA
31 DecemberNew Year’s EveCelebration, Ceremony, FestivalGlobal
31 DecemberNo Interruptions DayOfficial, WorkParts of the world