Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 14 July 2014

The Bastille

Bastille Day is a public holiday in France which commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison on 14 July 1789.


Today is Monday 14 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: Bastille Day, Birmingham Riot – Anniversary, John Chancellor’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Town Criers Day, and Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland).

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 13 July 2014

Northwest Territory Ordinance

The Northwest Ordinance became law on 13 July 1787.


Today is Sunday 13 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: Live Aid Concerts – Anniversary, Northwest Territory Ordinance – Anniversary, and World Cup inaugurated – Anniversary.
  • Each Sunday, Olive Tree Genealogy offers a new blogging prompt under the heading Sharing Memories. This week’s prompt: Prom Night. If you write your own blog and you are participating in this challenge, please use the hashtag #52SharingMemor.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 12 July 2014

Milton Berle

Comedian and television star Milton Berle was born on 12 July 1908 at Harlem, New York.


Today is Saturday, 12 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: Buck Moon – Full Moon, Family Feud Television Premiere – Anniversary, Milton Berle’s Birthday – Anniversary, Night of Nights, and “Northern Exposure” debuts on television – 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!
  • Prompt #46 of the The Book of Me, Written By You project created by Julie Goucher of the Anglers Rest blog starts today: Childhood Reading. The concept: a series of blogging and writing prompts that help family historians capture their own memories and write about themselves. Click here for more information.

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