/ 01 March 2024

1 March 2024

ABS Data Release – Consumer Price Index, January; National Accounts, December quarter

Enlighten Festival begins (on until 17 March) – Canberra 

Sculpture by the Sea begins (on until 18 March) – Perth 

World Indoor Athletics Championships (on until 3 March) – Glasgow, Scotland

St David’s Day

World Compliment Day

Zero Discrimination Day 

World Horse Day 

Birthdays for actor Lupita Nyong’o (1983) and singers Kesha (1987) and Justin Bieber (1994)

Anniversary of: 

  • the birthdays of Chopin (1810), Glenn Miller (1904), Ralph Waldo Ellison (1914)
  • the start of the infamous Salem Witch Trials in Salem, Massachusetts (1692)
  • Yellowstone becoming the world’s 1st national park (1872)
  • Henri Becquerel’s discovery of radioactivity (1896)
  • the first publication of Captain America (1941)
  • the release of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
  • colour television transmissions begining in Australia (1975)

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