When for the first time was the International Literacy Day celebrated?

Options :
  1. On September 8th 1965
  2. On September 8th 1966
  3. On September 10th 1965
  4. On September 10th 1966

Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 2


September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. It was first celebrated in 1966. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally.

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