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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 9 August 2014

Aug 9, 1974. The resignation from the presidency of the US by Richard Milhous Nixon, which had been announced in a speech to the American people the night before, became effective at noon. Nixon, under threat of impeachment as a result of the Watergate scandal, became the first US president to resign.

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Today is Saturday, 9 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: Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki – Anniversary, Whitney Houston’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Garage Sale Day, President Nixon Resigns – 40th Anniversary, and Perseid Meteor Showers.
  • 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!

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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