Oct 11, 1884. Wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd president of the US, born at New York, NY. Eleanor Roosevelt led an active and independent life and was the first wife of a president to give her own news conference in the White House (1933). Widely known throughout the world, she was affectionately called “the first lady of the world.” She served as US delegate to the United Nations General Assembly for a number of years before her death at New York, NY, Nov 7, 1962. A prolific writer, she wrote in This Is My Story, “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Today is Sunday, 11 October 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of Daily Blogging Prompts and other related events in the genealogy blogosphere:
Genealogy Items of Note
- Happy blogiversary to JLog (started 11 October 2006).
- Today: National Coming Out Day, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Birthday – Anniversary, Saturday Night Live Debuts – 40th Anniversary, Southern Food Heritage Day, and Vatican Council II – Anniversary.