Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday, 17 February 2015

mardi gras

Feb 17. Last feast before Lent. Although Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday, literally) is properly limited to Shrove Tuesday, it has come to be popularly applied to the preceding two weeks of celebration. Celebrated especially at New Orleans, LA; Mobile, AL; and certain Mississippi and Florida cities. State holiday in Louisiana.


Today is Tuesday, 17 February 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: International Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, National PTA Founders’ Day, Paczki Day, and Shrove Tuesday.

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Monday, 16 February 2015

Feb 16, 1903. Actor, radio entertainer and ventriloquist, voice of Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd and Effie Klinker. Father of Emmy Award– winning actress Candice Bergen. Born at Chicago, IL; died at Las Vegas, NV, Sept 30, 1978.

Feb 16, 1903. Actor, radio entertainer and ventriloquist, voice of Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd and Effie Klinker. Father of Emmy Award– winning actress Candice Bergen. Born at Chicago, IL; died at Las Vegas, NV, Sept 30, 1978.


Today is Monday, 16 February 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: Do A Grouch a Favor Day, Edgar Bergen’s Birthday – Anniversary, and President’s Day..

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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Sunday, 15 February 2015

Susan B. Anthony Day honors one of the first women’s rights advocates, working especially for the right to vote. Anthony was born on 15 February 1820 at Adams, Massachusetts. She died 13 March 1906, at Rochester, New York.

Susan B. Anthony Day honors one of the first women’s rights advocates, working especially for the right to vote. Anthony was born on 15 February 1820 at Adams, Massachusetts. She died 13 March 1906, at Rochester, New York.


Today is Sunday 15 February 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: Galileo’s Birthday – Anniversary, Lupercalia, National Flag Day (Canada), Remember the Maine Day, and Susan B. Anthony Day.

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