Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 1 December 2016

Dec 1, 1955. Anniversary of the arrest of Rosa Parks, at Montgomery, AL, for refusing to give up her seat and move to the back of a municipal bus. Her arrest triggered a yearlong boycott of the city bus system and led to legal actions that ended racial segregation on municipal buses throughout the southern US. The event has been called the birth of the modern civil rights movement. Rosa McCauley Parks was born at Tuskegee, AL, Feb 4, 1913.

Dec 1, 1955. Anniversary of the arrest of Rosa Parks, at Montgomery, AL, for refusing to give up her seat and move to the back of a municipal bus. Her arrest triggered a yearlong boycott of the city bus system and led to legal actions that ended racial segregation on municipal buses throughout the southern US. The event has been called the birth of the modern civil rights movement. Rosa McCauley Parks was born at Tuskegee, AL, Feb 4, 1913.


Today is Thursday, 1 December 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Happy blogiversary to ABT UNK (started 1 December 2009).
  • Today: Data Backup Day, Basketball Created – Anniversary, Civil Air Patrol Founded – Anniversary, Rosa Parks Day – Anniversary of Arrest, and World AIDS Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Nov 30, 1874. Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, British statesman and the first man to be made an honorary citizen of the US (by an act of Congress, Apr 9, 1963), was born at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Died Jan 24, 1965, at London, England. Dedicated to Britain and total victory over Germany, Churchill as minister of defense and prime minister was a strong leader during WWII. A stirring public speaker, Churchill said upon becoming prime minister in 1940, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”

Nov 30, 1874. Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, British statesman and the first man to be made an honorary citizen of the US (by an act of Congress, Apr 9, 1963), was born at Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England. Died Jan 24, 1965, at London, England. Dedicated to Britain and total victory over Germany, Churchill as minister of defense and prime minister was a strong leader during WWII. A stirring public speaker, Churchill said upon becoming prime minister in 1940, “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”


Today is Wednesday, 30 November 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy World:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Feast of Saint Andrew, Winston Churchill’s Birthday – Anniversary, Dick Clark’s Birthday – Anniversary, Samuel Clemens’ Birthday – Anniversary, Computer Security Day, and The Joy of Cooking Published – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Nov 29, 1832. American author, born at Philadelphia, PA. Died at Boston, MA, Mar 6, 1888. Her most famous novel is Little Women, the classic story of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy.

Nov 29, 1832. American author, born at Philadelphia, PA. Died at Boston, MA, Mar 6, 1888. Her most famous novel is Little Women, the classic story of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy.


Today is Tuesday, 29 November 2016, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Louisa May Alcott’s Birthday – Anniversary, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie” Television Debut – Anniversary, and Charles Thomson’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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