Important Days in March 2024: List of National and International Days

Holidays in March 2024: National and international

Important Days in March 2024: March 2024 will see the observance of numerous unique and significant days, including both national and international holidays. Since every day has special significance, it is observed on a national, international, or combined level.

The Roman god of war, Mars, gave rise to the name Martius, the first month of the ancient Roman calendar, from which the month of March got its name. According to the Gregorian calendar, this month comes after January and February every year. The holidays in March have great significance. This month is filled with important holidays, such as World Down Syndrome Day, World Water Day, World Wildlife Day, and World Tuberculosis (TB) Day.

Holidays in March 2024: Special Days List

Zero Discrimination Day March 1
World Wildlife Day March 3
World Hearing Day March 3
National Safety Day March 4
Employee Appreciation Day March 4
International Women’s Day March 8
CISF Raising Day March 10
Pi Day March 14
International Day of Action for Rivers March 14
World Consumer Rights Day March 15
National Vaccination Day March 16
World Sleep Day March 18
World Oral Health Day March 20
World Poetry Day March 21
World Water Day March 22
World Meteorological Day
Shaheed Diwas
March 23
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day March 24
International Day of the Unborn Child March 25
World Theatre Day March 27

World Sustainable Energy Days 2024: It will be observed from 5 to 8 March 2024

Every Significant Day in March 2024

Many competitive exams include days and dates in their syllabus. Additionally, celebrating significant days raises public awareness about issues that are both domestic and global. The following is a list of notable and unique days and holidays in March 2024:

1 March- Zero Discrimination Day, World Civil Defence Day, National Pig Day (US), Self-Injury Awareness Day, Saint David’s Day (Wales), Baba Marta (Bulgaria), Remembrance Day (Marshall Islands), Beer Day (Iceland), Heroes’ Day (Paraguay), National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day (US), Commemoration of Mustafa Barzani’s Death (Iraqi Kurdistan), Refired Not Retired Day, Martisor (Romania and Moldavia), Samiljeol (South Korea), Share a Smile Day, Independence Day (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

2 March- Peasant’s Day (Burma), Victory at Adwa Day (Ethiopia), Texas Independence Day, National Banana Creme Pie Day (US), Water Carrying Festival (Japan), National Reading Day (US)

3 March- World Wildlife Day, World Hearing Day, Martyr’s Day (Malawi), Mother’s Day (Georgia), Sportsmen’s Day (Egypt), Hinamatsuri (Japan), Liberation Day (Bulgaria), National Canadian Bacon Day (US), Employee Appreciation Day

4 March- National Safety Day, National Grammar Day (US), St Casimir’s Day (Poland and Lithuania),

5 March- Day of Physical Culture and Sport (Azerbaijan), St Piran’s Day (Cornwall), Custom Chief’s Day (Vanuatu), National Cheez Doodle Day (US), Learn from Lei Feng Day (China), National Absinthe Day (US), National Sportmanship Day

6 March- Independence Day (Ghana), Foundation Day (Norfolk Island), European Day of the Righteous (Europe)

7 March– Teacher’s Day (Albania), Liberation of Sulaymaniyah (Iraqi Kurdistan), National Crown Roast of Pork Day (US)

8 March- International Women’s Day, National Peanut Cluster Day (US), International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, Mother’s Day (Eastern Europe, Russia, Soviet bloc), National Potato Salad Day (US), No Smoking Day

9 March- Teachers’ Day (Lebanon), National Crabmeat Day (US), Panic Day, National Meatball Day (US), World Kidney Day

10 March- CISF Raising Day, Hote Matsuri (Japan), Harriet Tubman Day (US), Tibetan Uprising Day, National Blueberry Popover Day (US), National Women and Girls HIV/ AIDS Awareness Day (US), Holocaust Remembrance Day (Bulgaria), National Mario Day (US)

11 March- Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day (US), Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania, Moshoeshoe Day (Lesotho), Johnny Appleseed Day (US)

12 March- Mauritius Independence Day, Arbor Day (China, Taiwan), National Baked Scallops Day (US), Youth Day (Zambia), Tree Day (North Macedonia), Aztec New Year, World Day Against Cyber Censorship, Girl Scout Birthday (US)

13 March- Liberation of Duhok City (Iraqi Kurdistan), Kasuga Matsuri (Japan), Anniversary of the election of Pope Francis (Vatican City), L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday (Scientology), National Coconut Torte Day (US)

14 March– Pi Day, International Day of Action for Rivers, Start of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week (US), White Day (Asia)

15 March- World Consumer Rights Day, Honen Matsuri (Japan), International Day Against Police Brutality, National Brutus Day (US), National Day (Hungary), J. J. Roberts’ Birthday (Liberia), True Confessions Day, World Contact Day, World Day of Muslim Culture, Peace, Dialogue and Film, World Consumer Rights Day, World Speech Day, Youth Day (Palau)

16 March- National Vaccination Day (India), Lips Appreciation Day, Day of the Book Smugglers (Lithuania), Remembrance day of the Latvian Legionnaires (Latvia), Saint Urho’s Day (Finnish Americans and Finnish Canadians), Halabja Day (Iraqi Kurdistan)

17 March- Evacuation Day (Massachusetts), Saint Patrick’s Day (Ireland), Children’s Day (Bangladesh), World Sleep Day,

18 March- Ordnance Factories Day (India), Teacher’s Day (Syria), Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (Mexico), Forgive Mom and Dad Day, Flag Day (Aruba), Men’s and Soldiers’ Day (Mongolia), Gallipoli Memorial Day (Turkey)

19 March- Kashubian Unity Day (Poland), Minna Canth’s Birthday (Finland)

20 March-International Day of Happiness, World Oral Health Day, Independence Day (Tunisia), Feast of the Supreme Ritual (Thelema), World Storytelling Day, National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (US), World Sparrow Day, Great American Meatout (US), National Ravioli Day, Liberation of Kirkuk City (Iraqi Kurdistan), National Proposal Day, French Language Day,

21 March- World Forestry Day, World Down Syndrome Day, World Poetry Day, Human Rights Day (South Africa), International Day of Forests, Truant’s Day (Poland), Independence Day (Namibia), Arbor Day (Portugal), Harmony Day (Australia), International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Birth of Benito Juárez, a Fiestas Patrias (Mexico), Mother’s Day (most of the Arab), International Colour Day, World Puppetry Day, Youth Day (Tunisia), National Tree Planting Day (Lesotho)

22 March – World Water Day, As Young As You Feel Day, Emancipation Day (Puerto Rico)

23 March- World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day, National Chips and Dip Day (US), Day of the Sea (Bolivia), Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Day (Azerbaijan), Promised Messiah Day (Ahmadiyya), Shaheed Diwas

24 March- World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, National Tree Planting Day (Uganda), Day of National Revolution (Kyrgyzstan)Commonwealth Covenant Day (Northern Mariana Islands, US), Student Day (Scientology), International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims (United Nations), Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice (Argentina)

25 March- International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, International Day of the Unborn Child, Mother’s Day (Slovenia), International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members (United Nations General Assembly), Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino), Freedom Day (Belarus), Feast of the Annunciation (Christianity), Revolution Day (Greece), EU Talent Day (European Union), Cultural Workers Day (Russia), Maryland Day (Maryland, US), Waffle Day (Sweden), Empress Menen’s Birthday (Rastafari), Tolkien Reading Day (Tolkien fandom), Lady Day (United Kingdom), Struggle for Human Rights Day (Slovakia)

26 March- Purple Day (Canada and US), Independence Day (Bangladesh), Prince Kuhio Day (Hawaii, US), Martyr’s Day or Day of Democracy (Mali)

27 March- World Theatre Day, Armed Forces Day (Myanmar), International Whiskey Day

28 March- Teachers’ Day (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Serfs Emancipation Day (Tibet), Commemoration of Sen no Rikyu (Schools of Japanese tea ceremony)

29 March- Youth Day (Taiwan), Boganda Day (Central African Republic), Day of the Young Combatant (Chile), Commemoration of the 1947 Rebellion (Madagascar)

30 March- World Idli Day, Land Day (Palestine), Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day (Trinidad and Tobago), National Doctors’ Day (US)

31 March- Freedom Day (Malta), Culture Day (Public holidays in the Federated States of Micronesia), King Nangklao Memorial Day (Thailand), Cesar Chavez Day (US), Transfer Day (US Virgin Islands), Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis (Azerbaijan), National Backup Day (US), International Transgender Day of Visibility, National Clams on the Half Shell Day (US), Thomas Mundy Peterson Day (New Jersey, US)

Reasons for celebrating this day

As you can see, practically every day of the month marks at least one significant national or worldwide holiday.

The majority of these have to do with raising awareness of illnesses, environmental problems, etc. that demand global attention. Through the use of these days, leaders from all around the world can gather on one day to debate the problem and come up with a solution.


In 2024, what day is World Water Day?

March 22

In 2024, when is World Sleep Day?

March 18,

What day is National Pig Day observed in the United States?

March 1, 2024

When is the 2024 World Sleep Day?

18 March 2024