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Genealogy Blogging Events – Week of 29 August – 5 September 2014

Genealogy Blogging Events 29 August - 5 September 2014

Genealogy Blogging Events 29 August - 5 September 2014
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!

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

  • 29 August: “According to Hoyle Day”, Amistad Seized – 175th Anniversary, Hurricane Katrina – Anniversary, and Shay’s Rebellion – Anniversary.
  • 30 August: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly’s Birthday – Anniversary, Toasted Marshmallow Day, and Ted Williams’ Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 31 August: “Alice” television debut – Anniversary, Charleston SC Earthquake – Anniversary, Diana Princess of Wales’ Death – Anniversary, Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon, Solidarity founded – Anniversary, and Whitechapel Murders Begin – Anniversary.
  • 1 September: Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month begins, Data Backup Day, Labor Day (US and Canada), Library Card Sign Up Month begins, National Coupon Month begins, National Preparedness Month begins, Emma M. Nutt Day, and World War II Begins – Invasion of Poland – 75th Anniversary.
  • 2 September: Calendar Adjustment Day – Anniversary, James Forten’s Birthday – Anniversary, Great Fire of London – Anniversary, Liliuokalani’s Birthday – Anniversary, Sherman Enters Atlanta – 150th Anniversary, and V-J Day – Anniversary.
  • 3 September: Beginning of the Penny Press – Anniversary, Britain Declares War on Germany – World War II 75th Anniversary, Prudence Crandall’s Birthday – Anniversary, Louis Sullivan’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Treaty of Paris – Anniversary.
  • 4 September: First Electric Lighting – Anniversary, Paul Harvey’s Birthday – Anniversary, and Little Rock Nine – Anniversary.
  • 5 September: Israeli Olympiad Massacre – Anniversary, Jesse James’ Birthday – Anniversary, and Michigan Great Fire of 1881 – Anniversary.

Happy Blogiversary!

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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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