World Students' Day

Category: Education
World Students' Day around the world in 2022
Image: Illustration of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. by F1digitals , from Deposit Photos. Royalty Free

About World Students' Day

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Dates of World Students' Day
2023 InternationalOct 15
International Sun, Oct 15Observances Holiday
2022 InternationalOct 15
International Sat, Oct 15Observances Holiday
2021 InternationalOct 15
International Fri, Oct 15Observances Holiday
2020 InternationalOct 15
International Thu, Oct 15Observances Holiday
2019 InternationalOct 15
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Summary
Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Students' Day.

October 15th, which is the birthday of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, is commemorated as World Students’ Day to honour his hard work and dedication.

The day aims to acknowledge the efforts of Kalam towards education and students.

Kalam was born on October 15th 1931. Kalam was elected as the 11th president of India in 2002. Widely referred to as the "People's President", he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. Kalam collapsed and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on July 27th 2015, aged 83.

In 2010 the United Nations declared October 15th "World Students' Day".

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