Genealogy 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:
- 31 July: Blue Moon, First US Government Building – Anniversary, and US Patent Office Opens – 225th Anniversary.
- 1 August: Data Backup Day, Colorado: Admission Day, Emancipation of 500 – Anniversary, First US Census – 225th Anniversary, Francis Scott Key’s Birthday – Anniversary, MTV Premieres – Anniversary, National Mustard Day, National Scrabble Championship begins, and World Wide Web – 25th Anniversary.
- 2 August: James Baldwin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Official Signing of the Declaration of Independence – Anniversary, Carroll O’Connor’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Sisters Day.
- 3 August: Civic Holiday (Canada), National Watermelon Day, and Picnic Day (Australia).
- 4 August: Louis Armstrong’s Birthday – Anniversary, Borden Ax Murders – Anniversary, Civil Rights Workers Found Slain – Anniversary, and Coast Guard Day.
- 5 August: “American Bandstand” Premiere – Anniversary, Battle of Mobile Bay – Anniversary, Death of Marilyn Monroe – Anniversary, National Underwear Day, and Raoul Wallenberg’s Birthday – Anniversary.
- 6 August: Hiroshima Day – 70th Anniversary, Lucille Ball’s Birthday – Anniversary, First Woman Swims the English Channel – Anniversary, Voting Rights Act of 1965 Signed – Anniversary, and Andy Warhol’s Birthday.
- 7 August: Operation Desert Shield Begins – Anniversary, Hatfield and McCoy Fued Begins, National Lighthouse Day
Professional Speakers Day, and Purple Heart – Anniversary.