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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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 25 May 2015

Memorial Day, traditionally May 30th but now the last Monday in May, honors those who have died in battle in the US military. Also known as Decoration Day.

Memorial Day, traditionally May 30th but now the last Monday in May, honors those who have died in battle in the US military. Also known as Decoration Day.


Today is Monday, 25 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: Constitutional Convention – Anniversary, Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling, Memorial Day, National Missing Children Day, National Tap Dance Day, Spring Bank Holiday (UK), and Towel Day.

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