Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Mar 14. A day to celebrate pi— the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Since that mathematical constant is about 3.14, Mar 14 became the day to observe it.

Mar 14. A day to celebrate pi— the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. Since that mathematical constant is about 3.14, Mar 14 became the day to observe it.


Today is Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 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: Albert Einstein’s Birthday – Anniversary, Organize Your Home Office Day, Pi Day, and 10 Most Wanted List Debuts -Anniversary.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 14 — Newsmakers? Did you have a female ancestor who made the news? Why? Was she famous or notorious? Did she appear in the social column?


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 13 March 2017

13 March 1964. Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was stabbed to death in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY. The crime became infamous as it appeared (and was reported in major media outlets) that numerous neighbors did nothing to help her when they heard her screams. The case prompted studies of what is now called the bystander effect, which describes a phenomenon where the greater number of bystanders present to a crime or crisis, the less likely one or any of them will offer aid.

13 March 1964. Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was stabbed to death in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY. The crime became infamous as it appeared (and was reported in major media outlets) that numerous neighbors did nothing to help her when they heard her screams. The case prompted studies of what is now called the bystander effect, which describes a phenomenon where the greater number of bystanders present to a crime or crisis, the less likely one or any of them will offer aid.


Today is Monday, 13 March 2017, 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: Commonwealth Day (UK), Deaf History Month begins, Earmuff Day, Fill Our Staplers Day, Holi – India, Ken Doll Introduced – Anniversary, and Kitty Geneovese Murder – Anniversary.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 13 — Moment of Strength: share a story where a female ancestor showed courage or strength in a difficult situation.


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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 12 March 2017

The Girl Scouts of America were founded by Juliette Gordon Low on 12 March 1912 in Savannah, Georgia.

The Girl Scouts of America were founded by Juliette Gordon Low on 12 March 1912 in Savannah, Georgia.


Today is Sunday, 12 March 2017, 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: Austrian Invasion by Nazi Germany – Anniversary, Charles Cunningham Boycott’s Birthday – Anniversary, Check Your Batteries Day, Daylight Saving Time begins, FDR’s First Fireside Chat – Anniversary, Girls Scouts Day, Great Blizzard of ’88 – Anniversary, Jack Kerouc’s Birthday – Anniversary, Purim, and Worm Moon – Full Moon.

Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month

Once again, in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lisa Alzo of  The Accidental Genealogist blog presents Fearless Females: 31 Blogging Prompts to Celebrate Women’s History Month.

March 12 — Working girl: Did your mother or grandmother work outside the home? What did she do? Describe her occupation.


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