Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 25 July – 1 August 2014

Upcoming Events at GeneaBloggers

Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 25 July: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.
  • 26 July: Americans With Disabilities Act – Anniversary, National Day of the Cowboy, and US Army First Desegregation – 70th Anniversary.
  • 27 July: Anne Hutchison Memorial Day, Aunties Day, Insulin First Isolated – Anniversary, Korean Conflict Armistice – Anniversary, and Parents Day (US).
  • 28 July: Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis Birthday – 85th Anniversary, Singing Telegram – Anniversary, Veterans Bonus Army Eviction – Anniversary, and World War I Begins – 100th Anniversary.
  • 29 July: NASA established – Anniversary and Peter Jennings’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 30 July: Henry Ford’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jimmy Hoffa Disappearance – Anniversary, and Paperback Books Introduced – Anniversary.
  • 31 July: First US Government Building – Anniversary, National Chili Dog Day, and US Patent Office Opens – Anniversary.
  • 1 August: Data Backup Day, Colorado: Admission Day, Emancipation of 500 – Anniversary, First US Census – Anniversary, Francis Scott Key’s Birthday – Anniversary, MTV Premieres – Anniversary, and World Wide Web – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 18-25 July 2014

Upcoming Events at GeneaBloggers

Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 18 July: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – Anniversary, Mandela Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 19 July: Samuel Colt’s Birthday – 200th Anniversary, First Triple Play in Baseball – Anniversary, First Female Vice Presidential Candidate nominated – Anniversary, Art Linkletter’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Woodie Wagon Day, and Women’s Rights Convention at Seneca Falls.
  • 20 July: Locust Plague of 1874 Anniversary, Moon Day – 45th Anniversary, National Ice Cream Day, Riot Act of 1715 – Anniversary, and Special Olympics founded – Anniversary.
  • 21 July: Battle of Bull Run – Anniversary, First Robot Killing – Anniversary, and Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 22 July: John Dillinger’s death – 80th Anniversary, Pied Piper of Hamelin Anniversary, Rat Catchers Day, and Spooner’s Day.
  • 23 July: Commonwealth Games, First US Swimming, School Opens – Anniversary, and Gorgeous Grandma Day.
  • 24 July: Cousins Day, Detroit Founded – Anniversary, Amelia Earhart’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Drive Thru Day, and Pioneer Day (Utah).
  • 25 July: Andrea Doria sinks – Anniversary and First Test Tube Baby Born – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 11-18 July 2014

Upcoming Events at GeneaBloggers

Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

In each Genealogy Blogging Beat (a daily post) we now feature national holidays and some of the more offbeat holidays. Here are some dates next week to look out for so you can plan your blog posts for next week:

  • 11 July: Bowdler’s Day, Burr-Hamilton Duel – Anniversary, “Newlywed Game” Television Premiere – Anniversary, and “To Kill A Mockingbird” Published – Anniversary.
  • 12 July: Buck Moon – Full Moon, Family Feud Television Premiere – Anniversary, Milton Berle’s Birthday – Anniversary, Night of Nights, and “Northern Exposure” debuts on television – Anniversary.
  • 13 July: Live Aid Concerts – Anniversary, Northwest Territory Ordinance – Anniversary, and World Cup inaugurated – Anniversary.
  • 14 July: Bastille Day, Birmingham Riot – Anniversary, John Chancellor’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Town Criers Day, and Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland).
  • 15 July: Major League Baseball All Star Game, Rembrandt’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Saint Swithun’s Day.
  • 16 July: Atomic Bomb tested – Anniversary, District of Columbia established – Anniversary, Ginger Rogers’ Birthday – Anniversary, Barbara Stanwyck’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Ida B. Wells’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 17 July: Berenice Abbot’s Birthday – Anniversary, Czar Nicholas II and family executed – Anniversary, Disneyland Opens – Anniversary, Hemingway Look Alike Contest begins, Kansas City Hotel Disaster – Anniversary, Spanish Civil War Begins – Anniversary, and Wrong Way Corrigan Day – Anniversary.
  • 18 July: First Perfect Score in Olympic History – Anniversary, Mandela Day, and Red Skelton’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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