Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 6 July 2015

Happy birthday Frida Kahlo! The great surrealist painter was born at Coyoacán, Mexico on 6 July 1907.

Happy birthday Frida Kahlo! The great surrealist painter was born at Coyoacán, Mexico on 6 July 1907.


Today is Monday, 6 July 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: Merv Griffin’s birthday – Anniversary, Frida Kahlo’s birthday – Anniversary, First Baseball All-Star Game Held – Anniversary, “Name That Tune” Television Premiere – Anniversary, and Republican Party Formed – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 5 July 2015

Happy birthday to the bikini which debuted in Paris on 5 July 1946!

Happy birthday to the bikini which debuted in Paris on 5 July 1946!


Today is Sunday, 5 July 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: PT Barnum’s Birthday – Anniversary, Bikini debuts – Anniversary, and David Farragut’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 4 July 2015

July 4, 1776. The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress: “Signed by Order and in Behalf of the Congress, John Hancock, President, Attest, Charles Thomson, Secretary.” The official signing occurred Aug 2, 1776. The manuscript journals of the Congress for that date state: “The declaration of independence being engrossed and compared at the table was signed by the members.”

July 4, 1776. The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress: “Signed by Order and in Behalf of the Congress, John Hancock, President, Attest, Charles Thomson, Secretary.” The official signing occurred Aug 2, 1776. The manuscript journals of the Congress for that date state: “The declaration of independence being engrossed and compared at the table was signed by the members.”


Today is Saturday, 4 July 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: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Death – Anniversary, Declaration of Independence approved and signed – Anniversary, Rube Goldberg’s Birthday – Anniversary, Ann Landers / Dear Abby Birthday – Anniversary, Lou Gehrig Day – Anniversary, Tour de France starts, and Tuskegee Institute Opens – Anniversary.

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