Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 27 June 2016

June 27, 1880. Born at Tuscumbia, AL, Helen Keller was left deaf and blind by a disease she contracted at 18 months of age. With the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan, Keller graduated from college and had a career as an author and lecturer. She died June 1, 1968, at Westport, CT.

June 27, 1880. Born at Tuscumbia, AL, Helen Keller was left deaf and blind by a disease she contracted at 18 months of age. With the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan, Keller graduated from college and had a career as an author and lecturer. She died June 1, 1968, at Westport, CT.


Today is Monday, 27 June 2016, 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: “Dark Shadows” television premiere – 50th Anniversary, “Happy Birthday To You” composed – Anniversary, Helen Keller’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Death of Joseph Smith, Jr. and Hyrum Smith.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 26 June 2016

The lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender communities mark their history and celebrate their achievements.

The lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender communities mark their history and celebrate their achievements.


Today is Sunday, 26 June 2016, 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: Bar Code First Introduced – Anniversary, Human Genome Mapped – Anniversary, LGBT Pride Day, United Nations Charter Signed – Anniversary, US Supreme Court Strikes Down Defense of Marriage Act – Anniversary, and Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias’ Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 25 June 2016

June 25, 1951. Columbia Broadcast System broadcast the first color television program. The four-hour program was carried by stations at New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, DC, although no color sets were owned by the public. At the time CBS itself owned fewer than 40 color receivers

June 25, 1951. Columbia Broadcast System broadcast the first color television program. The four-hour program was carried by stations at New York City, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, DC, although no color sets were owned by the public. At the time CBS itself owned fewer than 40 color receivers


Today is Saturday, 25 June 2016 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: Battle of Little Bighorn – Anniversary, First color television broadcast – 65th Anniversary, Korean Conflict begins – Anniversary, and Supreme Court Bans School Prayers – Anniversary.

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