Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Sept 21, 1970. Following the complete merger of the American Football League and the National Football League, ABC joined CBS and NBC in televising weekly games with the debut of “Monday Night Football.” The show began as an experiment but soon became an institution. Announcers Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith called the first game, a 31– 21 victory by the Cleveland Browns over the New York Jets. On Dec 26, 2005, “Monday Night Football” made its final telecast on ABC. In 2006, it moved to the cable channel ESPN.

Sept 21, 1970. Following the complete merger of the American Football League and the National Football League, ABC joined CBS and NBC in televising weekly games with the debut of “Monday Night Football.” The show began as an experiment but soon became an institution. Announcers Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith called the first game, a 31– 21 victory by the Cleveland Browns over the New York Jets. On Dec 26, 2005, “Monday Night Football” made its final telecast on ABC. In 2006, it moved to the cable channel ESPN.

Today is Wednesday, 21 September 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: Chuck Jones’ Birthday – Anniversary, “Monday Night Football” television premiere – Anniversary, and “Perry Mason” television premiere – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 20 September 2016

On 20 September 1873 for the first time ever, the New York Stock Exchange was forced to close due to a banking crisis. This panic had a long term effect on the US economy.

On 20 September 1873 for the first time ever, the New York Stock Exchange was forced to close due to a banking crisis. This panic had a long term effect on the US economy.


Today is Tuesday, 20 September 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: Billie Jean King Wins “Battle of the Sexes” – Anniversary, “The Cosby Show” television premiere – Anniversary, and Financial Panic of 1873 – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 19 September 2016

International Talk Like a Pirate Day: A day when people everywhere can swash their buckles and add a touch of larceny to their dialogue by talking like pirates: for example, “Arr, matey, it be a fine day.” While it’s inherently a guy thing, women have been known to enjoy the day because they have to be addressed as “me beauty.” Celebrated by millions on all seven continents. Arr! Annually, Sept 19.

International Talk Like a Pirate Day: A day when people everywhere can swash their buckles and add a touch of larceny to their dialogue by talking like pirates: for example, “Arr, matey, it be a fine day.” While it’s inherently a guy thing, women have been known to enjoy the day because they have to be addressed as “me beauty.” Celebrated by millions on all seven continents. Arr! Annually, Sept 19.


Today is Monday, 19 September 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: International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Jamestown Burned by Bacon’s Rebellion – Anniversary, and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” Television Premiere – Anniversary.

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