Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 15 August 2015

The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened at Bethel, New York on 15 August 1969 and was attended by over 400,000 people.

The Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened at Bethel, New York on 15 August 1969 and was attended by over 400,000 people.


Today is Saturday, 15 August 2015 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Assumption of the Virgin, Best Friend’s Day, Julia Child’s Birthday – Anniversary, Edna Ferber’s Birthday – Anniversary, Panama Canal Opens – Anniversary, and Woodstock – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 14 August 2015

On 14 August 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act to administer old age and survivor insurance benefits.

On 14 August 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act to administer old age and survivor insurance benefits.


Today is Friday, 14 August 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Navajo Code Talkers Day, Social Security Act – 80th Anniversary, and V-J Day – 70th Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 13 August 2015

Aug 13, 1961. Early in the morning, the East German government closed the border between the east and west sectors of Berlin with barbed wire to discourage further population movement to the West. Telephone and postal services were interrupted, and later in the week, a concrete wall was built to strengthen the barrier between official crossing points. The dismantling of the wall began Nov 9, 1989.

Aug 13, 1961. Early in the morning, the East German government closed the border between the east and west sectors of Berlin with barbed wire to discourage further population movement to the West. Telephone and postal services were interrupted, and later in the week, a concrete wall was built to strengthen the barrier between official crossing points. The dismantling of the wall began Nov 9, 1989.


Today is Thursday, 13 August 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Berlin Wall Erected – Anniversary, Alfred Hitchcock’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Left-Handers Day, and Annie Oakley’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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