Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Today is Saturday, 26 July 2014 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Americans With Disabilities Act – Anniversary, National Day of the Cowboy, and US Army First Desegregation – 70th Anniversary.
  • Have you checked out our group on Facebook? Each day we’re posting valuable blogging resources and members are asking questions about the best ways to run their blogs. Come join us!

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In Memoriam: Catherine Crout-Habel

seeking susan

Some sad news to pass on this morning. Australian blogger Catherine Crout-Habel, author of the Seeking Susan ~ Meeting Marie ~ Finding Family blog, passed away on 6 July 2014. Her daughter Kirrily Burton has posted an updated about her mother and what having a genealogy blog meant to her – you can read the post here.

Please take a moment to visit Catherine’s blog and leave a note for the family if you can.

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 25 July – 1 August 2014

Upcoming Events at GeneaBloggers

Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 25 July: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.
  • 26 July: Americans With Disabilities Act – Anniversary, National Day of the Cowboy, and US Army First Desegregation – 70th Anniversary.
  • 27 July: Anne Hutchison Memorial Day, Aunties Day, Insulin First Isolated – Anniversary, Korean Conflict Armistice – Anniversary, and Parents Day (US).
  • 28 July: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Birthday – 85th Anniversary, Singing Telegram – Anniversary, Veterans Bonus Army Eviction – Anniversary, and World War I Begins – 100th Anniversary.
  • 29 July: NASA established – Anniversary and Peter Jennings’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 30 July: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.
  • 31 July: First US Government Building – Anniversary, National Chili Dog Day, and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.
  • 1 August: Data Backup Day, Colorado: Admission Day, Emancipation of 500 – Anniversary, First US Census – Anniversary, Francis Scott Key’s Birthday – Anniversary, MTV Premieres – Anniversary, and World Wide Web – Anniversary.

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