Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 9 November 2014

Nov 9, 1989. After 28 years as a symbol of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall was opened on this evening, and citizens of both sides walked freely through an opening in the barrier as others danced atop the structure to celebrate the end of a historic era. Coming amid the celebration of East Germany’s 40-year anniversary, prodemocracy demonstrations led to the resignation of Erich Honecker, East Germany’s head of state and party chief. It was Honecker who had supervised the construction of the 27.9-mile wall across the city during the night of Aug 13, 1961, because US president John F. Kennedy had ordered a troop buildup in response to the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviets.
Today is Sunday 9 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Berlin Wall Falls – 25th Anniversary, Boston Fire of 1872 – Anniversary, East Coast Blackout of 1965 – Anniversary, Kristallnacht – Anniversary, Hedy Lamarr’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Remembrance Sunday – UK.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 8 November 2014

Nov 8, 1895. On this day physicist Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (1845– 1923) discovered x-rays, beginning a new era in physics and medicine. Although x-rays had been observed previously, it was Röntgen, a professor at the University of Würzburg (Germany), who successfully repeated x-ray experimentation and who is credited with the discovery.

Today is Saturday, 8 November 2014 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Abet and Aid Punsters Day, Admission Day – Montana, “Days of Our Lives” Television Debut – Anniversary, and X-Ray Discovery Day – Anniversary.
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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 6 November 2014

Nov 6, 1947. “Meet the Press” holds the distinction of being the oldest program on TV. It originally debuted on radio in 1945. The show has changed its format little since it began: a well-known guest (usually a politician) is questioned on current, relevant issues by a panel of journalists. The moderators have been Martha Roun-tree, Ned Brooks, Lawrence E. Spivak, Bill Monroe, Roger Mudd, Marvin Kalb, Chris Wallace, Garrick Utley, Tim Russert, Tom Brokaw and David Gregory.
Today is Thursday, 6 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Beaver Moon – Full Moon, “Good Morning America” television debut – Anniversary, “Meet The Press” television debut – Anniversary, National Men Make Dinner Day, Saxophone Day, and John Philip Sousa’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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