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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 3 February 2017

Feb 3, 1959. The anniversary of the death of rock-and-roll legend Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holly. “The Day the Music Died,” so called in singer Don McLean’s song “American Pie,” is the date on which Holly was killed in a plane crash in a cornfield near Mason City, IA, along with J.P. Richardson (otherwise known as “The Big Bopper”) and Richie Valens. Holly was born Sept 7, 1936, at Lubbock, TX.

Feb 3, 1959. The anniversary of the death of rock-and-roll legend Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holly. “The Day the Music Died,” so called in singer Don McLean’s song “American Pie,” is the date on which Holly was killed in a plane crash in a cornfield near Mason City, IA, along with J.P. Richardson (otherwise known as “The Big Bopper”) and Richie Valens. Holly was born Sept 7, 1936, at Lubbock, TX.
Feb 3, 1959. The anniversary of the death of rock-and-roll legend Charles Hardin “Buddy” Holly. “The Day the Music Died,” so called in singer Don McLean’s song “American Pie,” is the date on which Holly was killed in a plane crash in a cornfield near Mason City, IA, along with J.P. Richardson (otherwise known as “The Big Bopper”) and Richie Valens. Holly was born Sept 7, 1936, at Lubbock, TX.

Today is Friday, 3 February 2017, 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: Elizabeth Blackwell’s Birthday – Anniversary, Fifteenth Amendment Day, Income Tax – Anniversary, National Wear Red Day, National Working Naked Day, and The Day The Music Died – Anniversary.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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