Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 26 June 2015

June 26, 2013. In United States v Windsor, by a vote of five to four, the US Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that same-sex couples were entitled to federal benefits.

June 26, 2013. In United States v Windsor, by a vote of five to four, the US Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act, ruling that same-sex couples were entitled to federal benefits.


Today is Friday, 19 June 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Bar Code First Introduced – Anniversary, Human Genome Mapped – Anniversary, United Nations Charter Signed – Anniversary, Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act – Anniversary, and Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias’ Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 25 June 2015

June 25, 1950. Forces from northern Korea invaded southern Korea, beginning a civil war. US ground forces entered the conflict June 30. An armistice was signed at Panmunjom July 27, 1953, formally dividing the country in two— North Korea and South Korea.

June 25, 1950. Forces from northern Korea invaded southern Korea, beginning a civil war. US ground forces entered the conflict June 30. An armistice was signed at Panmunjom July 27, 1953, formally dividing the country in two— North Korea and South Korea.


Today is Thursday, 25 June 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: Battle of Little Bighorn – Anniversary, First color television broadcast – Anniversary, Korean Conflict begins – 65th Anniversary, and Supreme Court Bans School Prayers – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 24 June 2015

June 24, 1948. In the early days of the Cold War the Soviet Union challenged the West’s right of access to Berlin. The Soviets created a blockade, and an airlift to supply some 2,250,000 people resulted. The airlift lasted a total of 321 days and brought into Berlin 1,592,787 tons of supplies. Joseph Stalin finally backed down and the blockade ended May 12, 1949.

June 24, 1948. In the early days of the Cold War the Soviet Union challenged the West’s right of access to Berlin. The Soviets created a blockade, and an airlift to supply some 2,250,000 people resulted. The airlift lasted a total of 321 days and brought into Berlin 1,592,787 tons of supplies. Joseph Stalin finally backed down and the blockade ended May 12, 1949.


Today is Wednesday, 24 June 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: Battle of Bannockburn – Anniversary, Henry Ward Beecher’s Birthday – Anniversary, Berlin Airlift – Anniversary, Feast of Saint John the Baptist, and Gustavus Swift’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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