NoteThis post covers list of Important Days for preparation of Current Affairs section of Teaching, IBSP, SSC & Other Competitive Exams.

February

DateKnow AsKnown For
February
1
Indian Coast Guard Day Indian Coast Guard celebrates its foundation day on 1st February . The ICG is an armed force of India which protects maritime interests and enforces maritime law.
February
2
World Wetlands Day World Wetlands Day occurs annually on 2nd February. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971.
February
4
World Cancer Day World Cancer Day is an international day marked on 4th February to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.
February
4
National Day of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s National Day is celebrated on 4th February every year as Independence Day. Sri Lanka got freedom from British rule on 4 February, 1948.
February
6
International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is a United Nations-sponsored annual awareness day that takes place on February 6th as part of the UN’s efforts to eradicate female genital mutilation.
February
7
International Development Week International Development Week (IDW) is celebrated every year on 7th February to show and inform about different roles and career paths in the international development sector. IDW is a one week event in which several activities and opportunities are given to learn about what local-global initiatives are happening near you and how you can become involved.
February
1
1
International Day of Women and Girls in Science The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is the 11th day of February, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly on 22 December, 2015. The day recognizes the critical role women and girls play in science and technology.
February
1
1
World Day of the Sick February 11th is World Day of the Sick, an observation started by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses.
February
1
2
Darwin Day Darwin Day is celebrated on 12th February every year to commemorate the birth of the father of evolutionary biology, Charles Darwin in 1809. This day highlights the Darwin’s contribution to evolutionary and plant science.
February
1
2
Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday 12th February is celebrated as the birthday of one of the most popular United States’s president Abraham Lincoln. This day is also known as Abraham Lincoln’s Birth day, Abraham Lincoln Day or Lincoln Day.
February
1
3
Sarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary February 13th is the birth anniversary of Sarojini Naidu, also known as the Nightingale of India. She was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and also the first woman governor to become the governor of a state in India.
February
1
3
World Radio Day February 13th is World Radio Day, which celebrates the radio as a way of educating people, providing information, and promoting freedom of expression across cultures.
February
1
4
Saint Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day, or St Valentine’s Day, is celebrated every year on 14th February. It’s the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love.
February
1
8
Taj Mahotsav Taj Mahotsav or Taj Festival is celebrated on 18th February to 27th February every year at Agra. This 10 days long carnival is actually a vibrant platform that gives you information of India where you can find India’s rich arts, crafts, cultures, cuisine, dance and music.
February
2
0
World Day of Social Justice World Day of Social Justice is celebrated every year on 20th February to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections.
February
2
1
International Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day is celebrated every year on 21st February. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to promote the awareness of language and cultural diversity all across the world. On 17 November, 1999, it was first announced by the UNESCO.
February
2
2
World Scout Day World Scout Day is celebrated on 22nd February every year to marks with the birthday of Lord Baden-Powell, the pioneer of Scouting.
February
2
4
Central Excise Day Central Excise Day is observed in India on 24th February every year to encourage the employees of excise department to carry out the central excise duty in a better way to prevent corruption in manufacturing business and to carry out best possible exercise services in India.
February
2
7
World Sustainable Energy Day World Sustainable Energy Day (WSED) is Europe’s largest conferences and in 2019 it will take place from 27th February till 1st March in Wels/Austria. It aims at achieving a smart, socially fair and sustainable energy system for competitive businesses and technology innovation. Clean energy transition will serve the needs of citizens, economic development and the environment.
February
2
7
World NGO Day World NGO Day is an international calendar day annually observed on the 27th of February. The international day recognizes the NGO sector’s importance, value to society, and all the individuals involved worldwide, that dedicate their time to their cause. 
February
2
8
National Science Day National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28th February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.
Last day

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February
Rare Disease Day Rare Disease Day is an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families

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