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:
- 7 August: Operation Desert Shield Begins – Anniversary, Hatfield and McCoy Feud Begins, National Lighthouse Day
Professional Speakers Day, and Purple Heart – Anniversary.
- 8 August: Frederic March’s Birthday – Anniversary, Middle Children’s Day, National Garage Sale Day, and Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbors’ Porch Day.
- 9 August: Atomic Bomb Dropped on Nagasaki – Anniversary, Whitney Houston’s Birthday – Anniversary, President Nixon Resigns – Anniversary, and Perseid Meteor Showers.
- 10 August: “Candid Camera” television premiere – Anniversary, Elvis Week Begins, Japan Surrenders – WWII Ends – 70th Anniversary, Missouri: Admission Day, National S’Mores Day, and Smithsonian Institution Founded – Anniversary.
- 11 August: David R. Atchison’s Birthday – Anniversary, Mike Douglas’s Birthday – Anniversary, Alex Haley’s Birthday – Anniversary, Watts Riot – 50th Anniversary, Cecil B. DeMille’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Home Sewing Machine Patented – Anniversary.
- 12 August: IBM PC Introduced – Anniversary, King Phillip Assassination – Anniversary, Buck Owens’ Birthday – Anniversary, Zerna Addis Sharp’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Vinyl Record Day.
- 13 August: Berlin Wall Erected – Anniversary, Alfred Hitchcock’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Left-Handers Day, and Annie Oakley’s Birthday – Anniversary.
- 14 August: Navajo Code Talkers Day, Social Security Act – 80th Anniversary, and V-J Day – 70th Anniversary.