Genealogy Blogging Events: 8-15 July 2016

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 8-15 July 2016 right here at GeneaBloggers, the authority on genealogy blogging.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

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:

  • 8 July: Calgary Stampede, First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence – Anniversary, and John D. Rockefeller’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 9 July: First Open Heart Surgery – Anniversary, 14th Amendment to the US Constitution Ratified – Anniversary, and Elias Howe’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 10 July: Arthur Ashe’s Birthday – Anniversary, John Calvin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Telstar launched – Anniversary, and Admission Day: Wyoming.
  • 11 July: Bowdler’s Day, Burr-Hamilton Duel – Anniversary, International Town Criers Day, “Newlywed Game” Television Premiere – Anniversary, and “To Kill A Mockingbird” Published – Anniversary.
  • 12 July: Milton Berle’s Birthday – Anniversary, Family Feud Television Premiere – Anniversary, Major League Baseball All Star Game, National Personnel Records Center fire – Anniversary, “Northern Exposure” debuts on television – Anniversary, and Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland).
  • 13 July: Live Aid Concerts – Anniversary, Northwest Territory Ordinance – Anniversary and World Cup inaugurated – Anniversary.
  • 14 July: Bastille Day and Birmingham Riots – 225th Anniversary.
  • 15 July: Rembrandt’s Birthday – Anniversary and Saint Swithun’s Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Events: 1-8 July 2016

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 1-8 July 2016 right here at GeneaBloggers, the authority on genealogy blogging.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

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:

  • 1 July: Data Backup Day, Battle of Gettysburg – Anniversary, Canada Day, President Cleveland’s Secret Surgery – Anniversary, Internal Revenue Service established – Anniversary, First Instance of Photographs in a Newspaper, First US Postage Stamps Issued – Anniversary, Medicare started – Anniversary, National Hot Dog Month begins, National Ice Cream Month begins, and Zip Code Introduced – Anniversary.
  • 2 July: Amelia Earhart Disappears – Anniversary, Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Anniversary, President Garfield Assassinated – Anniversary, Lawrence Walk Show premieres – Anniversary, St. Louis Race Riots – Anniversary, and Tour de France starts.
  • 3 July: Dog Days of Summer begin, Admission Day: Idaho, and Quebec founded – Anniversary.
  • 4 July: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson Death – Anniversary, Declaration of Independence approved and signed – Anniversary, Rube Goldberg’s Birthday – Anniversary, Ann Landers / Dear Abby Birthday – Anniversary, Lou Gehrig Day – Anniversary, and Tuskegee Institute Opens – Anniversary.
  • 5 July: PT Barnum’s Birthday – Anniversary, Bikini debuts – 70th Anniversary, and David Farragut’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 6 July: Merv Griffin’s birthday – Anniversary, Frida Kahlo’s birthday – Anniversary, First Baseball All-Star Game Held – Anniversary, “Name That Tune” Television Premiere – Anniversary, and Republican Party Formed – Anniversary.
  • 7 July: Hawaii Annexed by the United States – Anniversary, Lincoln Assassination Conspirators Hanged – Anniversary, The Running of the Bulls.
  • 8 July: Calgary Stampede, First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence – Anniversary, and John D. Rockefeller’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Events: 24 June – 1 July 2016

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 24 June - 1 July 2016 right here at GeneaBloggers, the authority on genealogy blogging.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

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:

  • 24 June: Battle of Bannockburn – Anniversary, Henry Ward Beecher’s Birthday – Anniversary, Berlin Airlift – Anniversary, Feast of Saint John the Baptist, and Gustavus Swift’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 25 June: Battle of Little Bighorn – Anniversary, First color television broadcast – 65th Anniversary, Korean Conflict begins – Anniversary, and Supreme Court Bans School Prayers – Anniversary.
  • 26 June: Bar Code First Introduced – Anniversary, Human Genome Mapped – Anniversary, LGBT Pride Day, United Nations Charter Signed – Anniversary, US Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act – Anniversary, and Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 27 June: “Dark Shadows” television premiere – 50th Anniversary, “Happy Birthday To You” composed – Anniversary, Helen Keller’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Death of Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hyrum Smith.
  • 28 June: Gilda Radner’s Birthday – 70th Anniversary, Stonewall Riot – Anniversary, Treaty of Versailles – Anniversary, and Uniform Holiday Bill (US) – Anniversary.
  • 29 June: Feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul and Interstate Highways System – Anniversary.
  • 30 June: Britain Surrenders Hong Kong – Anniversary, Gone With The Wind published – Anniversary, Lena Horne’s Birthday – Anniversary, Leap Second Adjustment Day, and National Bomb Pop Day.
  • 1 July: Data Backup Day, Battle of Gettysburg – Anniversary, Canada Day, President Cleveland’s Secret Surgery – Anniversary, Internal Revenue Service established – Anniversary, First Instance of Photographs in a Newspaper, First US Postage Stamps Issued – Anniversary, Medicare started – Anniversary, National Hot Dog Month begins, National Ice Cream Month begins, and Zip Code Introduced – Anniversary.

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