Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 22 December 2014

Dec 22, 1952. Named by a three-year-old after watching a test broadcast of the opening sequence (a hand ringing a bell), “Ding Dong School” was one of the first children’s educational series. Miss Frances (Dr. Frances Horwich, head of Roosevelt College’s education department at Chicago) was the host of this weekday show.
Today is Monday 22 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Ding Dong School Premiere – Anniversary and Giacomo Puccini’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 21 December 2014

Dec 21, 1913. The first crossword puzzle was compiled by Arthur Wynne and published in a supplement to the New York World.
Today is Sunday 21 December 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • The blog Finding Mielke has changed its name to Tracing Roots – Digging Up Ancestors and has a new ULR: http://diggingupancestors.blogspot.com/. Please update your bookmarks, favorites, and RSS feed readers.
  • Today: First Crossword Puzzle – 100th Anniversary, Forefathers Day, Pan American Flight 103 Explosion – Anniversary, Pilgrim Landing – Anniversary, and Winter Solstice begins.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 20 December 2014

Dec 20, 1946. America’s favorite Christmas drama premiered on this date at New York, NY. Directed by Frank Capra and starring James Stewart (George Bailey), Donna Reed (Mary Bailey), Henry Travers (as Clarence Oddbody, trying to earn his angel wings) and Lionel Barrymore (as villainous Mr Potter), the film was nominated for five Academy Awards.
Today is Saturday, 20 December 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: It’s A Wonderful Life Premiere – Anniversary, South Carolina Secession – Anniversary, “The Dating Game” television debut – Anniversary, and Virginia Company Expedition to America – Anniversary.
  • 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!

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