Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 23 January 2017

In honor of John Hancock's birthday and famous signature on the Declaration of Independence, National Handwriting Day is on 23 January 2015.

In honor of John Hancock’s birthday and famous signature on the Declaration of Independence, National Handwriting Day is on 23 January 2016.


Today is Monday, 23 January 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Elizabeth Blackwell Awarded MD degree – Anniversary, John Hancock’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Handwriting Day, National Pie Day, 20th Amendment to the US Constitution Ratified – Anniversary, and 24th Amendment to the US Constitution Ratified – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 22 January 2017

Jan 22, 1968. Actually the name of this NBC comedy was “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.” Funny men Dan Rowan and Dick Martin hosted the show, but they seemed staid next to the show’s other regulars, most of whom were young unknowns, including Dennis Allen, Chelsea Brown, Judy Carne, Ruth Buzzi, Ann Elder, Richard Dawson, Teresa Graves, Arte Johnson, Goldie Hawn, Alan Sues, Jo Anne Worley and Lily Tomlin. The show moved fast from gag to gag, with heads popping out of bushes or doors in the big wall. The show brought a new energy to comedy as well as new phrases to our vocabulary (“ You bet your sweet bippy,” “Sock it to me”). The last telecast was May 14, 1973.

Jan 22, 1968. Actually the name of this NBC comedy was “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.” Funny men Dan Rowan and Dick Martin hosted the show, but they seemed staid next to the show’s other regulars, most of whom were young unknowns, including Dennis Allen, Chelsea Brown, Judy Carne, Ruth Buzzi, Ann Elder, Richard Dawson, Teresa Graves, Arte Johnson, Goldie Hawn, Alan Sues, Jo Anne Worley and Lily Tomlin. The show moved fast from gag to gag, with heads popping out of bushes or doors in the big wall. The show brought a new energy to comedy as well as new phrases to our vocabulary (“ You bet your sweet bippy,” “Sock it to me”). The last telecast was May 14, 1973.


Today is Sunday, 22 January 2017, and here is what’s available in terms of genealogy blogging and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Blogging Items of Note

  • Today: Allied Landing at Anzio – Anniversary, Clean Out Your Inbox Week, Laugh In Premiere – Anniversary, and Saint Vincent – Feast Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 21 January 2017

Jan 21, 1976. The supersonic Concorde airplane was put into service by Britain and France. The Concorde ended flights on Oct 24, 2003— bringing an end to supersonic air travel.

Jan 21, 1976. The supersonic Concorde airplane was put into service by Britain and France. The Concorde ended flights on Oct 24, 2003— bringing an end to supersonic air travel.


Today is Saturday, 21 January 2017 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the Genealogy Blogging world:

Genealogy Items of Note

  • Today: Ethan Allen’s Birthday – Anniversary, First Concorde Flight – Anniversary, Kiwanis International – Anniversary, and National Hugging Day.

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