Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 19 July 2014

July 19, 1984. Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro was nominated to run with presidential candidate Walter Mondale on the Democratic ticket. They were defeated by the Republican ticket headed by Ronald Reagan.
Today is Saturday, 19 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: Samuel Colt’s Birthday – 200th Anniversary, First Triple Play in Baseball – Anniversary, First Female Vice Presidential Candidate nominated – Anniversary, Art Linkletter’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Woodie Wagon Day, and Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls.
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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 18-25 July 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:

  • 18 July: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – Anniversary, Mandela Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 19 July: Samuel Colt’s Birthday – 200th Anniversary, First Triple Play in Baseball – Anniversary, First Female Vice Presidential Candidate nominated – Anniversary, Art Linkletter’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Woodie Wagon Day, and Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls.
  • 20 July: Locust Plague of 1874 Anniversary, Moon Day – 45th Anniversary, National Ice Cream Day, Riot Act of 1715 – Anniversary, and Special Olympics founded – Anniversary.
  • 21 July: Battle of Bull Run – Anniversary, First Robot Killing – Anniversary, and Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 22 July: John Dillinger’s death – 80th Anniversary, Pied Piper of Hamelin Anniversary, Rat Catchers Day, and Spooner’s Day.
  • 23 July: Commonwealth Games, First US Swimming, School Opens – Anniversary, and Gorgeous Grandma Day.
  • 24 July: Cousins Day, Detroit Founded – Anniversary, Amelia Earhart’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Drive Thru Day, and Pioneer Day (Utah).
  • 25 July: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday 18 July 2014

Nelson Mandela

Former South African President Nelson Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 at Qunu, Transkei, South Africa.


Today is Friday, 11 July 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

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Items of Note

  • Today: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – Anniversary, Mandela Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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