Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 23 August 2014

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Today is Saturday, 23 August 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: Gene Kelly’s Birthday – Anniversary, Edgar Lee Masters’ Birthday – Anniversary, and Sacco-Vanzetti Execution – 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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New Genealogy Blogs 23 August 2014

New Genealogy Blogs - 23 August 2014

There are 6 newly-discovered genealogy and family-history related blogs that we’ve located this week. Remember to try and help out these new blogs by:

  • using any follow feature listed on the blog
  • adding them to your blog reader
  • adding a comment on their blog saying “hi” and “welcome”

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 22-29 August 2014

Upcoming Genealogy Blogging Events 22-29 August 2014
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:

  • 22 August: Ray Bradbury’s Birthday – Anniversary, Mormon Choir First Performance – Anniversary, Dorothy Parker’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Vietnam Conflict begins – Anniversary.
  • 23 August: Gene Kelly’s Birthday – Anniversary, Edgar Lee Masters’ Birthday – Anniversary, and Sacco-Vanzetti Execution – Anniversary.
  • 24 August: St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre – Anniversary, Eruption of Vesuvius – Anniversary, and British Invade Washington – War of 1812 Anniversary.
  • 25 August: Bank Holiday – (UK), Leonard Bernstein’s Birthday – Anniversary, Founders Day – National Park Service, Althea Gibson’s Birthday – Anniversary, Paris Liberated During World War II – 70th Anniversary, and The Wizard of Oz movie released – 75th Anniversary.
  • 26 August: Krakatoa Eruption – Anniversary, National Dog Day (US), and Women’s Equality Day (US).
  • 27 August: First Commercial Oil Well – Anniversary, Lyndon Baines Johnson’s Birthday – Anniversary, and La Tomatina (Spain).
  • 28 August: Death of Emmitt Till – Anniversary and March on Washington – Anniversary.
  • 29 August: “According to Hoyle Day”, Amistad Seized – 175th Anniversary, Hurricane Katrina – Anniversary, and Shay’s Rebellion – Anniversary.

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