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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday 6 August 2014

Aug 6, 1945. At 8: 15 AM, local time, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, dropped an atomic bomb named “Little Boy” over the center of the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The bomb exploded about 1,800 feet above the ground, killing more than 105,000 civilians and destroying the city. It is estimated that another 100,000 people were injured and died subsequently as a direct result of the bomb and the radiation it produced. This was the first time in history that such a devastating weapon had been used by any nation.

Hiroshima Day
Today is Wednesday 6 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: Hiroshima Day, Lucille Ball’s Birthday – Anniversary, First Woman Swims the English Channel – Anniversary, Voting Rights Act of 1965 Signed – Anniversary, and Andy Warhol’s Birthday.

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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