Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 27 November 2016

Nov 27, 1942. American musician and songwriter Jimi Hendrix was born at Seattle, WA. One of the greatest rock guitarists in history, he revolutionized the guitar sound with heavy use of feedback and incredible fretwork. His success first came in England, and then he achieved fame in the US after his appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival (1967). His albums included Are You Experienced?, Electric Ladyland and Band of Gypsys. He died Sept 18, 1970, at London, England.

Nov 27, 1942. American musician and songwriter Jimi Hendrix was born at Seattle, WA. One of the greatest rock guitarists in history, he revolutionized the guitar sound with heavy use of feedback and incredible fretwork. His success first came in England, and then he achieved fame in the US after his appearance at the Monterey Pop Festival (1967). His albums included Are You Experienced?, Electric Ladyland and Band of Gypsys. He died Sept 18, 1970, at London, England.


Today is Sunday, 27 November 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: Advent Sunday and Jimi Hendrix’s Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Saturday, 26 November 2016

Charles Schultz born Nov 26, 1922. Cartoonist, born at Minneapolis, MN. Created the “Peanuts” comic strip, which debuted on Oct 2, 1950. The strip included Charlie Brown; his sister, Sally; his dog, Snoopy; friends Linus and Lucy and a variety of other characters. Schulz’s last daily strip was published Jan 3, 2000, and his last Sunday strip was published Feb 13, 2000. The strip ran in more than 2,500 newspapers in many countries. Schulz won the Reuben Award in both 1955 and 1964 and was named International Cartoonist of the Year in 1978. Several TV specials were spin-offs of the strip, including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

Charles Schultz born Nov 26, 1922. Cartoonist, born at Minneapolis, MN. Created the “Peanuts” comic strip, which debuted on Oct 2, 1950. The strip included Charlie Brown; his sister, Sally; his dog, Snoopy; friends Linus and Lucy and a variety of other characters. Schulz’s last daily strip was published Jan 3, 2000, and his last Sunday strip was published Feb 13, 2000. The strip ran in more than 2,500 newspapers in many countries. Schulz won the Reuben Award in both 1955 and 1964 and was named International Cartoonist of the Year in 1978. Several TV specials were spin-offs of the strip, including “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” and “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”


Today is Saturday, 26 November 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: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Published – Anniversary, First US Holiday Proclamation – Anniversary, Charles Schultz’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Small Business Saturday.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 25 November 2016

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.

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 Friday, 25 November 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: Black Friday, Buy Nothing Day, Joe DiMaggio’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Speed Limit Reduction – Anniversary, Sinkie Day, and Feast of St. Catherine.

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