Genealogy Blogging Beat – Wednesday 16 July 2014

Ida B. Wells

African-American journalist and crusader Ida B. Wells was born 16 July 1862 at Holly Springs, Mississippi.


Today is Wednesday 16 July 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: Atomic Bomb tested – Anniversary, District of Columbia established – Anniversary, Ginger Rogers’ Birthday – Anniversary, Barbara Stanwyck’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Ida B. Wells’ Birthday – Anniversary.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday 14 July 2014

The Bastille

Bastille Day is a public holiday in France which commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison on 14 July 1789.


Today is Monday 14 July 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: Bastille Day, Birmingham Riot – Anniversary, John Chancellor’s Birthday – Anniversary, International Town Criers Day, and Orangemen’s Day (Northern Ireland).

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday 13 July 2014

Northwest Territory Ordinance

The Northwest Ordinance became law on 13 July 1787.


Today is Sunday 13 July 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: Live Aid Concerts – Anniversary, Northwest Territory Ordinance – Anniversary, and World Cup inaugurated – Anniversary.
  • Each Sunday, Olive Tree Genealogy offers a new blogging prompt under the heading Sharing Memories. This week’s prompt: Prom Night. If you write your own blog and you are participating in this challenge, please use the hashtag #52SharingMemor.

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