Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 25 May 2015

Memorial Day, traditionally May 30th but now the last Monday in May, honors those who have died in battle in the US military. Also known as Decoration Day.

Memorial Day, traditionally May 30th but now the last Monday in May, honors those who have died in battle in the US military. Also known as Decoration Day.


Today is Monday, 25 May 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Constitutional Convention – Anniversary, Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling, Memorial Day, National Missing Children Day, National Tap Dance Day, Spring Bank Holiday (UK), and Towel Day.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 24 May 2015

Celebration of brotherhood for biological brothers, fraternity brothers and brothers bonded by union affiliation or lifetime experiences.

Celebration of brotherhood for biological brothers, fraternity brothers and brothers bonded by union affiliation or lifetime experiences.


Today is Sunday 24 May 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: First Night Game in Baseball Played – Anniversary, Brooklyn Bridge Opening – Anniversary, Brother’s Day, First Telegraph Line Opened – Anniversary, Indy 500 Race, International Tiara Day, National Hurricane Preparedness Week, and Pentecost.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 23 May 2015

On 23 May 1934, the two-year crime spree of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, bank robbers accused of at least 12 murders, came to an end when a law enforcement posse led by Frank Hamer opened fire on the couple in an ambush at Gibsland, LA. The couple had operated in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Louisiana and other states, and had sent ballads to local newspapers chronicling their exploits, making them two of the most notorious— and romanticized— of many Depression-era gangsters. Some 20,000 people lined up to see the body of Clyde Barrow put on display in a mortuary in downtown Dallas, TX.

On 23 May 1934, the two-year crime spree of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, bank robbers accused of at least 12 murders, came to an end when a law enforcement posse led by Frank Hamer opened fire on the couple in an ambush at Gibsland, LA. The couple had operated in Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Louisiana and other states, and had sent ballads to local newspapers chronicling their exploits, making them two of the most notorious— and romanticized— of many Depression-era gangsters. Some 20,000 people lined up to see the body of Clyde Barrow put on display in a mortuary in downtown Dallas, TX.


Today is Saturday, 23 May 2015 and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Bonnie and Clyde Death – Anniversary, New York Public Library Founded – Anniversary, and Julia Pierpont Day.

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