Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 20 December 2014

Dec 20, 1946. America’s favorite Christmas drama premiered on this date at New York, NY. Directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Bailey), Henry Travers (as Clarence Oddbody, trying to earn his angel wings) and Lionel Barrymore (as villainous Mr Potter), the film was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Today is Saturday, 20 December 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: It’s A Wonderful Life Premiere – Anniversary, South Carolina Secession – Anniversary, “The Dating Game” television debut – Anniversary, and Virginia Company Expedition to America – Anniversary.
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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 19-26 December 2014

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 19-26 December 2014, right here 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:

  • 19 December: The Music Man Premiere – Anniversary.
  • 20 December: It’s A Wonderful Life Premiere – Anniversary, South Carolina Secession – Anniversary, “The Dating Game” television debut – Anniversary, and Virginia Company Expedition to America – Anniversary.
  • 21 December: First Crossword Puzzle – 100th Anniversary, Forefathers Day, Pan American Flight 103 Explosion – Anniversary, Pilgrim Landing – Anniversary, and Winter Solstice begins.
  • 22 December: Ding Dong School Premiere – Anniversary and Giacomo Puccini’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 23 December: Federal Reserve System Founded – Anniversary, Festivus, Joseph Smith Jr’s Birthday – Anniversary, Metric Conversion Act – Anniversary, and Transistor Unveiled – Anniversary.
  • 24 December: Christmas Eve, Italian Hall Disaster – Anniversary, and “The Perry Como Show” Television Debut – Anniversary.
  • 25 December: Clara Barton’s Birthday – Anniversary, Humphrey Bogart’s Birthday – Anniversary, Christmas Day, and Washington Crosses the Delaware – Anniversary.
  • 26 December: Steve Allen’s Birthday – Anniversary, Charles Babbage’s Birthday – Anniversary, Boxing Day, Day of the Wren – Ireland, Kwanzaa begins, National Whiner’s Day, and Radium Discovered – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 19 December 2014

The musical The Music Man written by Meredith Willson, debuted on 18 December 1957 on Broadway.
Today is Friday, 19 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: The Music Man Premiere – Anniversary.

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