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Genealogy Blogging Events Week of 10-17 January 2014

Upcoming Events 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:

Daze of the Week!

Some of you may have noticed that in each Genealogy Blogging Beat we now feature national holidays and some of the more offbeat holidays. Here are some dates next week to look out for so you can plan your blog posts for next week:

  • 10 January: First United Nations General Assembly – Anniversary and Women’s Suffrage Amendment Introduced to Congress – Anniversary.
  • 11 January: Cuckoo Dancing Week, Great Fruitcake Toss, Alexander Hamilton’s Birthday – Anniversary, and US Surgeon Declares Cigarettes Hazardous – 50th Anniversary.
  • 12 January: All In The Family Television Premiere – Anniversary, Batman Television Premiere – Anniversary, Dynasty Television Premiere – Anniversary, First Elected Woman Senator – Anniversary, Jack London’s Birthday – Anniversary, and John Winthrop’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 13 January: Plough Monday (England), Alfred Carl Fuller’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Clean Off Your Desk Day, Tyvendedagen (Norway), First Radio Broadcast – Anniversary, and St. Knut’s Day (Sweden).
  • 14 January: First Successful Caesarean Section Performed – Anniversary, Poetry At Work Day, and Ratification Day.
  • 15 January: Black Dahlia Murder – Anniversary, First Super Bowl – Anniversary, Martin Luther King Jr Birthday – Anniversary, Pentagon Completed – Anniversary, and Wolf Moon – Full Moon.
  • 16 January: Civil Service Created – Anniversary, Gulf War Begins – Anniversary, Ethel Merman’s Birthday – Anniversary, National Nothing Day, Prohibition Amendment – 95th Anniversary, and Religious Freedom Day.
  • 17 January: Cable Car Patent – Anniversary, Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday – Anniversary, Queen Liliuokalani Deposed – Anniversary, and Northridge Earthquake – 20th Anniversary.

Happy Blogiversary!

Geneabloggers Happy Blogiversary

If your blog anniversary is coming up soon, make sure it gets on our GeneaBloggers calendar! Remember to send your blog anniversary info to GeneaBloggers.

Genealogy Conferences and Events

Conference Keepers

Conference Keeper is the resource to help you keep track of upcoming conferences on the national, state and local level! You can also learn more about call for paper and exhibitor deadlines and more! GeneaBloggers is proud to partner with Conference Keeper to make sure the genealogy community has the latest information on genealogy and family history related conferences in one convenient online location.

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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