Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 28 May 2015

May 28, 1934. Five daughters (Marie, Cecile, Yvonne, Emilie and Annette) were born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, near Callander, ON, Canada. They were the first quints known to have lived for more than a few hours after birth. Emilie died in 1954, Marie in 1970, Yvonne in 2001. The other two sisters are still living.

May 28, 1934. Five daughters (Marie, Cecile, Yvonne, Emilie and Annette) were born to Oliva and Elzire Dionne, near Callander, ON, Canada. They were the first quints known to have lived for more than a few hours after birth. Emilie died in 1954, Marie in 1970, Yvonne in 2001. The other two sisters are still living.


Today is Thursday, 28 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: Amnesty International Day, Dionne Quintuplets born – Anniversary, Sierra Club Founded – Anniversary, and Jim Thorpe’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, was officially opened on 27 May 1937.

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, was officially opened on 27 May 1937.


Today is Wednesday, 27 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: Amelia Bloomer’s Birthday – Anniversary, Cellophane Tape patented – Anniversary, and Golden Gate Bridge Opening – Anniversary.
  • The blog Confuse The Dead has changed URLs. The new URL is http://www.confusethedead.com – please update your bookmarks, favorites and RSS feed readers.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 26 May 2015

May 26, 1940. The British Expeditionary Force had become trapped by advancing German armies near this port on the northern coast of France. On this date the evacuation of 200,000 British and 140,000 French and Belgian soldiers began. Sailing on every kind of transport available, including fishing boats and recreational craft, these men were safely brought across the English Channel by June 2.

May 26, 1940. The British Expeditionary Force had become trapped by advancing German armies near this port on the northern coast of France. On this date the evacuation of 200,000 British and 140,000 French and Belgian soldiers began. Sailing on every kind of transport available, including fishing boats and recreational craft, these men were safely brought across the English Channel by June 2.


Today is Tuesday, 26 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: Dunkirk Evacuated – 75th Anniversary, Peggy Lee’s Birthday – 95th Anniversary, and World Lindy Hop Day.

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