Good post by Tom Coughlin (thank you)
Back in August 2005 Maxtor, a hard disk drive company latter acquired by Seagate, introduced something they called Backup Awareness Month. This was a “Campaign to Educate Consumers and Small-business Owners on the Importance and Simplicity of Backing up Important Data”. A few years ago several companies and folks concerned with data protection updated this idea as a one-day World Backup Day on March 31 of each year.
Read on here