Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 24 November 2014

Nov 24, 1864. French illustrator, lithographer, post-Impressionist painter. Born at Albi, France, Lautrec, deformed at an early age, found in the bohemian demimonde of Paris, especially the nightclubs and brothels of Montmartre, an outsider atmosphere that enticed him both personally and professionally. His drawings and posters in particular evoke the nightlife and habitués of that world. “Ugliness, everywhere and always, has its enchanting side,” Lautrec said. “It is fascinating to discover it where no one else had noticed it.” He died Sept 9, 1901, at Château Malromé, Gironde, France.
Today is Monday 24 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to suesgenblog (started 24 November 2008).
  • Today: Battle of Chatanooga – Anniversary and Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec Birthday – 150th Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 23 November 2014

Nov 23, 1936. The illustrated magazine Life debuted on this day. The first cover featured a dramatic photograph by Margaret Bourke-White of Fort Peck Dam.
Today is Sunday 23 November 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: Doctor Who Television Premiere – Anniversary, Life Magazine Debuts – Anniversary, National Family Week Begins, and National Game and Puzzle Week Begins.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 22 November 2014

Nov 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy was slain by a sniper while riding in an open automobile at Dallas, TX. Accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald was killed by Jack Ruby while in police custody awaiting trial.
Today is Saturday, 22 November 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: Assassination of John F. Kennedy – Anniversary and Origin of the Species Published – 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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