Important & Special Days in February 2024

Important Days and Dates in February 2024 – Knowing all the important days in February 2024 will help you become more aware of the many national and international events that will take place during this month. We have shared the list of all special days in February here. Candidates aspiring for government jobs and preparing for the upcoming competitive examination should carefully read this important blog about national and international days and dates in 2024.

Important & Special Days in February 2024: National and International

Use this list of important days in 2024 with topics as a resource for your preparation. Certain events happen every day, and it is important to be aware of them. National, international, cultural, social, and environmental significance can be found on important days and dates. Important dates in 2024 also have a lot of importance regarding exams.

February is the only month of the year that has 28 days (or 29 in the case of a leap year), and it is also the only month that can go by without observing a full moon.

List of the Important Days with Dates 2024


This list will not only give you a quick overview of the important days of the year but will also enhance your general knowledge and help you in your preparations for the upcoming competitive exams. Let’s take a look at the list of important days and dates, all the important days that will come in February are listed below. Candidates are advised to check and note down all these important days of February below.

DateSpecial Day
1st FebruaryIndian Coast Guard Day
2nd FebruaryWorld Wetlands Day
4th FebruaryWorld Cancer Day
4th FebruaryNational Day of Sri Lanka
6th FebruaryInternational day against female genital mutilation
7th FebruaryInternational Development Week
11th FebruaryWorld Day of the Sick
2nd Sunday of FebruaryWorld Marriage Day
12th FebruaryDarwin Day
12th FebruaryAbraham Lincoln’s Birthday
13th FebruarySarojini Naidu’s Birth Anniversary
14th FebruarySaint Valentine’s Day
18th FebruaryTaj Mahotsav
20th FebruaryWorld Day of Social Justice
21st FebruaryInternational Mother Language Day
22nd FebruaryWorld Scout Day
23rd FebruaryWorld peace and understanding day
24th FebruaryCentral Excise Day
2tth FebruaryWorld Sustainable Energy Day
28th FebruaryNational Science Day
29th FebruaryFebruary 29, 2024 (leap year), is the 60th day of 2024 in the Gregorian calendar.

Holiday and Events of India 2024

Read also – Important Days and Dates in March 2024

Holiday & EventsDate
Losar10 February 2024 (Sat)
Saraswati Puja14 February 2024 (Wed)
Vasant Panchami14 February 2024 (Wed)
Ratha Saptami16 February 2024 (Fri)
Shivaji Jayanti19 February 2024 (Mon)
Maghi Purnima24 February 2024 (Sat)
Ravidas Jayanti24 February 2024 (Sat)
National Science Day28 February 2024 (Wed)

February Special Days (Valentine’s Week)

One of the most celebrated days in February is Valentine’s Day, which is celebrated on February 14 every year. But did you know that there is a week of celebration that takes place before Valentine’s Day?

We have shared the details of Valentine’s Week in the list below:

Special Days in February
7th FebruaryRose Day
8th FebruaryPropose Day
9th FebruaryChocolate Day
10th FebruaryTeddy Day
11th FebruaryPromise Day
12th FebruaryHug Day
13th FebruaryKiss Day
14th FebruaryValentine’s Day

List of Important Days and Dates in February

  • 1st February 2024: Indian Coast Guard Day
  • 2nd February 2024: World Wetlands Day
  • 4th February 2024: World Cancer Day
  • 6th February 2024: International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
  • 10th February 2024: National Deworming Day
  • 11th February 2024: Why we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science
  • 12th February 2024: Why we celebrate National Productivity Day
  • 13th February 2024: World Radio Day, National Women’s Day
  • 14th February 2024: Why we celebrate Valentine’s Day
  • 20th February 2024: Why we celebrate World Day of Social Justice
  • 21st February 2024: International Mother Language Day
  • 22nd February World Scout Day
  • 23rd February World peace and understanding day
  • 24th February 2024: Central Excise Day
  • 27th February 2024: World NGO Day
  • 28th February 2024: National Science Day
  • 28th February 2024: Rare Disease Day
  • 29th February 2024: Leap year is the 60th day of 2024 in the Gregorian calendar

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the important days in February 2024?

Important days in February 2024 include Indian Coast Guard Day, World Cancer Day, World Pulses Day, World NGO Day, National Science Day, etc.

Is February 2024 a leap year?

Yes, the complete list of leap years in the first half of the twenty-first century (21) is 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024, 2028, 2032, 2036, 2040, 2044, and 2048.

Is 1st February a special day?

Yes, on this day, the Indian Coast Guard was officially formed in 1977 under an act passed by the Indian Parliament.

When do we observe World Pulses Day?

10 February

When is World Cancer Day celebrated?

World Cancer Day is celebrated on February 4 every year.

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