World Compliment Day is celebrated on March 1 to spread joy through simple
verbal affirmations of appreciation.
March forth! On March 4, 1955, the first fax transmission was sent across North
America. 201 years earlier, on March 4, 1754, physician and vaccine pioneer Benjamin Waterhouse was born.
March 8 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme: Imagine a gender-equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. #BreakTheBias.
Time for the Spring equinox: At 15:33 UT on March 20, the plane of Earth’s equator passes
through the geometric center of the Sun’s disk.
March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination,
commemorating the day in 1960 when police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire
and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid.
March 31, International Transgender Day of Visiblity, highlights our friends,
family, colleagues, and neighbours who contribute uniquely to the diversity in Canada.
March 31 is also World Backup Day.
Q: When is the best day to do backups?
If you celebrate any of these, or have suggestions for upcoming celebrations or observances, please drop us a line or send a picture to CriticalLinks@