Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Nov 25, 1914 . Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder , born at Martinez, CA. In 1941 he was on “the streak,” getting a hit in 56 consecutive games. He was the American League MVP for three years, was the batting champion in 1939 and led the league in RBIs in both 1941 and 1948. DiMaggio was married to actress Marilyn Monroe in 1954, but they later divorced. He died at Harbour Island, FL, Mar 8, 1999.
Today is Tuesday 25 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: Joe DiMaggio’s Birthday – 100th Anniversary, National Speed Limit Reduction – Anniversary, and Feast of St. Catherine.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 24 November 2014

Nov 24, 1864. French illustrator, lithographer, post-Impressionist painter. Born at Albi, France, Lautrec, deformed at an early age, found in the bohemian demimonde of Paris, especially the nightclubs and brothels of Montmartre, an outsider atmosphere that enticed him both personally and professionally. His drawings and posters in particular evoke the nightlife and habitués of that world. “Ugliness, everywhere and always, has its enchanting side,” Lautrec said. “It is fascinating to discover it where no one else had noticed it.” He died Sept 9, 1901, at Château Malromé, Gironde, France.
Today is Monday 24 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

  • Happy blogiversary to suesgenblog (started 24 November 2008).
  • Today: Battle of Chatanooga – Anniversary and Henri de Tolouse-Lautrec Birthday – 150th Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 23 November 2014

Nov 23, 1936. The illustrated magazine Life debuted on this day. The first cover featured a dramatic photograph by Margaret Bourke-White of Fort Peck Dam.
Today is Sunday 23 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: Doctor Who Television Premiere – Anniversary, Life Magazine Debuts – Anniversary, National Family Week Begins, and National Game and Puzzle Week Begins.

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