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Genealogy Blogging Events Week of 3-10 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:

  • 3 January: Admission Day – Alaska, Drinking Straw Patented – Anniversary, and J.R.R. Tolkein Birthday – Anniversary.
  • 4 January: Earth at Perihelion, Louis Braille’s Birthday – Anniversary, Pop Music Chart Introduced – Anniversary, and Admission Day – Utah.
  • 5 January: $5 A Day Minimum Wage – 100th Anniversary, Home Office Safety and Security Week Begins, George Reeves Birthday – 100th Anniversary, and Twelfth Night.
  • 6 January: Carnival Season Begins, Epiphany, La Befana – Italy, Admission Day – New Mexico, and Three Kings Day – Dia de Los Reyes.
  • 7 January: Harlem Globetrotters First Game Played – Anniversary, I’m Not Going To Take It Anymore Day, International Programmers Day, and Orthodox Christmas.
  • 8 January: Argyle Day, AT&T Divestiture – Anniversary, Battle of New Orleans – Anniversary, Midwife’s Day – Greece, Elvis Presley’s Birthday – Anniversary, and War on Poverty – 50th Anniversary.
  • 9 January: First Manned Balloon Flight in America – Anniversary and St. Petersburg Massacre – Anniversary.
  • 10 January: First United Nations General Assembly – Anniversary and Women’s Suffrage Amendment Introduced to Congress – 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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