Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 21 November 2014

Nov 21, 1980. A record 86.6 million viewers watched CBS’s hit drama, “Dallas,” to see who shot villainous tycoon J.R. Ewing (Larry Hagman). An unseen assailant had gunned him down on the show’s season finale Mar 21, 1980, and sparked international curiosity, a ubiquitous catch-phrase (“ Who shot J.R.?”) and Las Vegas bets. (Sue Ellen Ewing’s sister, Kristin Shephard, shot J.R.)
Today is Friday, 21 November 2014, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Who Shot J.R. – Anniversary and World Hello Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 20 November 2014

Nov 20, 1925. US senator and younger brother of John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the US, was born at Brookline, MA. An assassin shot him at Los Angeles, CA, June 5, 1968, while he was campaigning for the presidential nomination. He died the next day. Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of his murder.
Today is Thursday, 20 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: Beaujolais Nouveau Released, Great American Smokeout, Robert Kennedy Birth – Anniversary, Name Your PC Day, and Universal Children’s Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 17 November 2014

Nov 17, 1869. Formal opening of the Suez Canal. It had taken 1.5 million men a decade to dig the 100-mile canal. It shortened the sea route from Europe to India by 6,000 miles. An Anglo-French commission ran the canal until 1956, when Egypt’s president, Gamal Abdel Nasser, seized it.
Today is Monday 17 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: Homemade Bread Day, National Unfriend Day, and Suez Canal – Anniversary.

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