Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 22 May 2015

Today is Harvey Milk Day celebrating the life story, message and legacy of civil rights leader Harvey Milk (1930– 78). Annually, May 22.

Today is Harvey Day celebrating the life story, message and legacy of civil rights leader Harvey Milk (1930– 78). Annually, May 22.


Today is Friday, 22 May 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Johnny Carson’s Final Show Anniversary, Mary Cassatt’s Birthday – Anniversary, Harvey Milk Day, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood TV Premiere – Anniversary, and National Maritime Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 21 May 2015

21 May 1881 marks the founding of the American Red Cross by Clara Barton, its first president. The Red Cross had been founded in Switzerland in 1864 by representatives from 16 European nations. It is a not-for-profit organization governed and directed by volunteers and provides disaster relief at home and abroad. Its 1.1 million volunteers are involved in community services such as collecting and distributing donated blood and blood products, teaching health and safety classes and acting as a medium for emergency communication between Americans and their armed forces.

21 May 1881 marks the founding of the American Red Cross by Clara Barton, its first president. The Red Cross had been founded in Switzerland in 1864 by representatives from 16 European nations. It is a not-for-profit organization governed and directed by volunteers and provides disaster relief at home and abroad. Its 1.1 million volunteers are involved in community services such as collecting and distributing donated blood and blood products, teaching health and safety classes and acting as a medium for emergency communication between Americans and their armed forces.


Today is Thursday, 21 May 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: American Red Cross Founded – Anniversary, Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel’s Birthday – Anniversary, and National Waitstaff Day.

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