Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 28 June 2015

June 28, 1969. Early in the morning of June 28, 1969, the clientele of a gay bar, the Stonewall Inn at New York City, rioted after the club was raided by police. The riot was followed by several days of demonstrations. This event is now recognized as the start of the gay liberation movement.

June 28, 1969. Early in the morning of June 28, 1969, the clientele of a gay bar, the Stonewall Inn at New York City, rioted after the club was raided by police. The riot was followed by several days of demonstrations. This event is now recognized as the start of the gay liberation movement.


Today is Sunday 28 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: LGBT Pride Day, Gilda Radner’s Birthday – Anniversary, Stonewall Riot – Anniversary, Treaty of Versailles – Anniversary, and Uniform Holiday Bill (US) – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 27 June 2015

June 27, 1880. Born at Tuscumbia, AL, Helen Keller was left deaf and blind by a disease she contracted at 18 months of age. With the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan, Keller graduated from college and had a career as an author and lecturer. She died June 1, 1968, at Westport, CT.

June 27, 1880. Born at Tuscumbia, AL, Helen Keller was left deaf and blind by a disease she contracted at 18 months of age. With the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan, Keller graduated from college and had a career as an author and lecturer. She died June 1, 1968, at Westport, CT.


Today is Saturday, 27 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: “Dark Shadows” television premiere – Anniversary, “Happy Birthday To You” composed – Anniversary, Helen Keller’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Death of Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hyrum Smith.

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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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