Genealogy Blogging Beat – Thursday, 29 January 2015

29 January. An annual celebration of the crusty, yet insightful, wags who consistently apply the needle of truth to the balloons of hypocrisy and social norms. Always celebrated on 29 January the birthday of W.C. Fields, one of America’s most beloved curmudgeons.
Today is Thursday, 29 January 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: Curmudgeons Day – W.C. Fields’ Birthday, Freethinker’s Day – Thomas Paine’s Birthday, and Admission Day – Kansas.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday, 28 January 2015

On 28 January 1986 at 11: 39 AM, EST, the space shuttle Challenger STS51L exploded, 74 seconds into its flight and about 10 miles above the earth. Hundreds of millions around the world watched television replays of the horrifying event that killed seven people. The billion-dollar craft was destroyed, all shuttle flights suspended and much of the US manned space flight program temporarily halted. Killed were teacher Christa McAuliffe (who was to have been the first ordinary citizen in space) and six crew members: Francis R. Scobee, Michael J. Smith, Judith A. Resnik, Ellison S. Onizuka, Ronald E. McNair and Gregory B. Jarvis.
Today is Wednesday, 28 January 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: Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion – Anniversary, Data Privacy Day, and Jackson Pollack’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Beginning on 27 January 1945, the Soviet army liberated about 6,000 prisoners of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. It is estimated that 1.5 million inmates were killed at Auschwitz between 1941 and liberation— 95 percent of them were Jewish.
Today is Tuesday, 27 January 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: Apollo 1 Spacecraft Fire – Anniversary, Auschwitz Liberated – 70th Anniversary, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Geographic Society Founded – Anniversary, Thomas Crapper Day, and International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.

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