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Genealogy Blogging Events: 2-9 October 2015

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 2-9 October 2015, right here at GeneaBloggers.

Get the latest news on genealogy blogging events for the week of 2-9 October 2015, right here at GeneaBloggers.
Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Genealogy Daze of the Week!

Here are some upcoming dates to look out for so you can plan your genealogy and family history blog posts for next week:

  • 2 October: Mohandas Gandhi’s Birthday – Anniversary,
    Guardian Angels Day, Thurgood Marshall Sworn In To US Supreme Court – Anniversary, Groucho Marx’s Birthday – Anniversary, Peanuts Debut – Anniversary, and “The Twilight Zone” Television Debut – Anniversary.
  • 3 October: “Captain Kangaroo” Television Debut – 60th Anniversary, German Reunification – 25th Anniversary, “Mickey Mouse Club” Television Debut – Anniversary, and National Diversity Day.
  • 4 October: “Dick Tracy” Cartoon Debuts – Anniversary, Fire Prevention Week Begins, Charlton Heston’s Birthday – Anniversary, “Leave It To Beaver” Television Debut – Anniversary, Mental Illness Awareness Week Begins, Saint Francis of Assisi Feast Day, National Work From Home Week, and Edward L. Stratemeyer’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 5 October: Blue Shirt Day – World Day of Bullying Prevention, Richard E. Byrd’s Birthday – Anniversary, Jonathan Edwards’ Birthday – Anniversary, Monty Python’s Flying Circus Debuts – Anniversary, World Habitat Day, and World Teachers Day.
  • 6 October: “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” debuts on television – 15th Anniversary, National German-American Day, and Yom Kippur War – Anniversary.
  • 7 October: “Cats” Premiere – Anniversary, Dow Jones Industrial Average – Anniversary, and “Your Hit Parade” Television Debut – 65th Anniversary.
  • 8 October: Great Chicago Fire – Anniversary, National Pierogy Day, and Peshtigo Fire – Anniversary.
  • 9 October: Leif Erickson Day – Iceland and John Lennon’s Birthday – 75th Anniversary.

Happy Blogiversary!

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Genealogy Webinars This Week


From the GeneaWebinars site:

“We provide information about how to attend genealogy-related online meetings, classes, hangouts, seminars and webinars, where there is a visual slide share and/or website or software demo for attendees to view.

Hosts may use a variety of platforms including Adobe Connect, AnyMeeting, Captera, Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, Live Meeting, Skype, Web-Ex, and Wiggio, to name a few.

There are currently over 35 with posting access to this calendar and blog, and over 200 hours of scheduled instruction for genealogists wishing to hone their research skills during the coming year. If you’d like to join the calendar to post your organization’s events, just drop a note to”

For more information on genealogy webinars check out GeneaWebinars and thanks to DearMYRTLE for all her hard work in making this resource available!

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