Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday 31 July 2014

On 31 July 1790, the first US patent office opened its doors. The first patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a new method of making potash.
Today is Thursday 31 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: First US Government Building – Anniversary, National Chili Dog Day, and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday 30 July 2014

July 30, 1935. Although books bound in soft covers were first introduced in 1841 at Leipzig, Germany, by Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz, the modern paperback revolution dates to the publication of the first Penguin paperback by Sir Allen Lane at London, England, in 1935. Penguin Number 1 was Ariel, a life of Shelley by Andre Maurois.
Today is Wednesday 30 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: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.

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Family Tree Magazine Announces “101 Best Websites for Genealogy in 2014″

The 101 Best Genealogy Websites of 2014

This week, Family Tree Magazine announced its annual list of the best genealogy websites, this year entitled “The 101 Best Genealogy Websites 2014.” The list is broken down into several categories including Best Big Genealogy Website, Best Social Media Websites for Genealogy, Best Tech Tools for Genealogy, and more.

Several members of GeneaBloggers are included in this years list, all in the Best Genealogy News Websites category:

Congratulations to those selected – please stop by their blogs and congratulate them!

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