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  • World Suicide Prevention Day 2019: Current Theme, History and Significance

    World Suicide Prevention Day is observed on 10 September every year to raise awareness about taking action worldwide to prevent the cases of suicides. Several events and activities are organised on this day to make people understand that suicide is a major preventable cause of premature death. Let us read more about World Suicide Prevention Day, 2019 theme, history and significance.

    Sep 10, 2019
  • International Literacy Day 2019: Theme, History & Significance

    International Literacy Day is observed on 8 September every year across the globe to promote and support the development of literacy and skills, universal access to quality education and learning opportunities throughout people’s lives. Let us read more about the importance of International Literacy Day, its history, celebration and significance.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • Brazilian Independence Day 2019: History, Celebration and Key Facts

    Brazilian Independence Day is celebrated on 7 September every year. It is also known as Sete de Setembro.  In Portuguese, it is known as 'Dia da Independencia’. Let us read more about Independence Day in Brazil, its history, significance and celebration.

    Sep 6, 2019
  • International Day of Charity 2019: History and Significance

    International Day of Charity is celebrated on 5 September every year to commemorate the death anniversary of Mother Teresa and to make people understand about the importance of charity. When first International Day of Charity was celebrated, how it is celebrated, how International Day of Charity was created etc? Let us have a look!

    Sep 4, 2019
  • Women’s Equality Day 2019: History and Significance

    Women's Equality Day is celebrated on 26 August every year to commemorate the right of women to vote in U.S and this day also generate an idea of equality between men and women. It is an annual event in the United States. Let us read more about Women's Equality Day, its history, why it is celebrated on 26 August and its significance.    

    Aug 26, 2019
  • World Mosquito Day 2019: History, Significance and Facts

    World Mosquito Day is observed on 20 August every year to raise awareness about the diseases caused by the ‘female mosquitoes Anopheles'. This day is a commemoration of a British doctor, Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 which discovered that Malaria is caused by the female mosquitoes.  

    Aug 20, 2019
  • World Sanskrit Day 2019: History, Significance and Facts

    World Sanskrit Day is also known as Sanskrit Diwas which is celebrated every year on Shravana Purnima that is on full moon day in the month of Shravana according to the Hindu calendar. In 2019 it falls on 15 August. World Sanskrit Day is observed to raise the importance of our mother language Sanskrit. Let us read more about World Sanskrit Day, its origin and significance.

    Aug 14, 2019
  • International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2019: Current Theme, History and Significance

    International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is observed on 9 August every year to raise awareness about the protection of the rights of the world's indigenous population. Let us read more about International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, its history and significance.

    Aug 9, 2019
  • Nagasaki Day 2019: Causes, History and Facts

    In the history of the world nuclear attack was seen first and last time in the cities of Japan; Hiroshima and Nagasaki. No doubt it causes devastation on large scale and in fact its consequences lasts long. On 6 August, 1945, atomic bomb was dropped in the city of Hiroshima and just after two days on 9 August, 1945, atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Thousands of people were killed instantly. Do you know the cause of atomic attack, who had thrown bomb on Japan two cities and why? Let us find out!  

    Aug 9, 2019
  • International Cat Day 2019: History, Significance and Facts

    International Cat Day is celebrated on 8 August every year to increase awareness about cats and necessity to protect them. Let us find out more about International Cat Day, when it is first time celebrated and how, its history and significance.

    Aug 8, 2019
  • Coast Guard Day 2019: History and Significance

    Coast Guard Day or U.S. Coast Guard Day is celebrated on 4 August every year to commemorate the establishment of the United States Coast Guard and to recognise the efforts of United States Coast Guard. Let us read more about Coast Guard Day, its history and significance.

    Aug 1, 2019
  • Nelson Mandela International Day 2019: History and Significance

    Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated on 18 July every year globally to remind the contributions of Mandela to the culture of peace, human right, reconciliation and freedom. Do you know why Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated, how it is celebrated and significance?  

    Jul 18, 2019
  • Paper Bag Day: History and Significance

    Paper Bag Day is celebrated on 12 July globally every year to make people aware about the use of paper bags that contribute to fight with climate change and environment pollution. A lot more to read about paper bags, advantages of paper bags, history and significance.  

    Jul 12, 2019
  • National Simplicity Day 2019: Significance and History

    National Simplicity Day is celebrated on 12 July annually to honour Henry David Thoreau who advocates the life of simplicity.  What is the significance and history of National Simplicity Day? Let us find out!    

    Jul 12, 2019
  • United States Independence Day 2019: Current event and History

    Independence of United States is celebrated with fireworks and parades on 4 July every year. This day is also known as Fourth of July and is one of the biggest holidays of America. Do you know why on 4 July Independence Day of USA is observed? Let us have a Look!

    Jul 4, 2019