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Genealogy Blogging Events Week 25 April – 2 May 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!

In each Genealogy Blogging Beat (a daily post) 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:

  • 25 April: Anzac Day, Battle of Gallipoli – Anniversary, DNA Day, Ella Fitzgerald’s Birthday – Anniversary, First License Plates Issued – Anniversary, National Arbor Day, National Hairball Awareness Day, and Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
  • 26 April: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster – Anniversary, Guernica Massacre – Anniversary, Bernard Malamud’s 100th Birthday, National Dance Day, Richter Scale Day, and World Veterinary Day.
  • 27 April: Ulysses S. Grant’s Birthday – Anniversary, Coretta Scott King’s Birthday – Anniversary, Samuel Morse’s Birthday – Anniversary, Preservation Week Begins, Sultana Steamship Explosion – Anniversary, and Yom Hoshoah (Holocaust Day) begins at sundown.
  • 28 April: Biological Clock Gene Discovered – Anniversary, James Monroe’s Birthday – Anniversary, Mutiny on the Bounty – 225th Anniversary, and Oskar Schindler’s Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 29 April: Admission Day – Louisiana, Duke Ellington’s Birthday – Anniversary, Liberation of Dachau – Anniversary, Los Angeles Riots – Anniversary, and Zipper Invented – Anniversary.
  • 30 April: Beltane, Bugs Bunny Debut – Anniversary, International Jazz Day, Louisiana Purchase Anniversary, Walpurgis Night and Washington’s Inauguration – 225th Anniversary.
  • 1 May: Amtrak’s Birthday – Anniversary, Batman Debuts – 75th Anniversary, Data Backup Day, Jewish American Heritage Month begins, Labor Day, Lei Day, May Day, Moving Day, and National Day of Prayer (US).
  • 2 May: King James Bible Published, Osama Bin Laden Killed – Anniversary, and Robert’s Rules Day.

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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