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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Tuesday 12 August 2014

Aug 12, 1981. IBM’s first personal computer was released. The computer cost the equivalent of $ 3,000 in today’s currency. Although IBM was one of the pioneers in making mainframe and other large computers, this was the company’s first foray into the desktop computer market. Eventually, more IBM-compatible computers were manufactured by IBM’s competitors than by IBM itself.

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Today is Tuesday 12 August 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: Cecil B. DeMille’s Birthday – Anniversary, Home Sewing Machine Patented – Anniversary, IBM PC Introduced – Anniversary, King Phillip Assassination – Anniversary, Buck Owens’ Birthday – 85th Anniversary, Zerna Addis Sharp’s Birthday – 125th Anniversary, and Vinyl Record Day.

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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