Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 1 November 2014

Nov 1, 1945. Black publishing entrepreneur John H. Johnson launched Ebony on this date— three years to the day after his first successful African-American lifestyle magazine, Negro Digest (1942). By 1946 Ebony had a circulation of more than 300,000 copies. On Nov 1, 1951, Johnson launched the equally successful publication Jet.
Today is Saturday, 1 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: Data Backup Day, All Saints Day, Day of the Dead/Dia De Los Muertos – Mexico, Ebony Magazine – Anniversary, European Union established – Anniversary, National Adoption Month, National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, National Author’s Day, National Memoir Writing Month, National Novel Writing Month, and Sadie Hawkins Day.
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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 31 October 2014

Oct 31, 1941. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial was completed after 14 years of work. First suggested by Jonah Robinson of the South Dakota State Historical Society, the memorial was dedicated in 1925, and work began in 1927. The memorial contains sculptures of the heads of four US presidents— George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. The 60-foot-tall sculptures represent, respectively, the nation’s founding, political philosophy, preservation and expansion and conservation.
Today is Friday, 31 October 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Car Talk Radio Show Premiere – Anniversary, Frankenstein Friday, Halloween, Mount Rushmore Completed – Anniversary, and Admission Day – Nevada.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 30 October 2014

Oct 30, 1938. As part of a series of radio dramas based on famous novels, Orson Welles with the Mercury Players produced H.G. Wells’s War of the Worlds. Near panic resulted when listeners believed the simulated news bulletins, which described a Martian invasion of New Jersey, to be real.
Today is Thursday, 30 October 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: John Adams’ Birthday – Anniversary, Checklist Day, Create a Great Funeral Day, Devil’s Night and War of the Worlds Broadcast – 75th Anniversary.

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