Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 30 March 2015

Debuting on 30 March 1964, the “thinking person’s” game show, “Jeopardy!” has a reputation as an intelligent and classy program. Art Fleming was the original host of the show, in which three contestants won cash by giving the correct questions to answers in six different categories. Contestants go through two rounds and “final jeopardy,” where they can wager up to all their earnings on one question. The series returned in 1984 with Alex Trebek as the popular host.

Debuting on 30 March 1964, the “thinking person’s” game show, “Jeopardy!” has a reputation as an intelligent and classy program. Art Fleming was the original host of the show, in which three contestants won cash by giving the correct questions to answers in six different categories. Contestants go through two rounds and “final jeopardy,” where they can wager up to all their earnings on one question. The series returned in 1984 with Alex Trebek as the popular host.


Today is Monday, 30 March 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Doctors’ Day, Jeopardy! Television Premiere – Anniversary, Pencil Day, Ronald Reagan Assassination Attempt – Anniversary, Seward’s Day – Acquisition of Alaska Anniversary, and VanGogh’s Birthday – Anniversary.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 30 — Did you receive any advice or words of wisdom from your mother or another female ancestor?


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 29 March 2015

National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day on 29 March recognizes those very special husband-and-wife business owner teams that work and commune together. Take this day to strike a balance between business and love.

National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day on 29 March recognizes those very special husband-and-wife business owner teams that work and commune together. Take this day to strike a balance between business and love.


Today is Sunday 29 March 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: British North America Act – Anniversary, European Union Daylight Saving Time Begins, Holy Week begins, Knights of Columbus Founders Day, National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day,
    Palm Sunday, and UK Summer Time Begins.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 29 — Create a free Fold3 Memorial Page or a Genealogy Trading Card at Big Huge Labs for a female ancestor. Some of you may have created your own card back in September 2009 following Sheri Fenley’s post over at The Educated Genealogist. This time, the card is for your female ancestor. Tell us about who you’ve selected and why and then post a link to what you’ve created.


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