Sunday, August 28, 2016

Weekly Genealogy Picks and Calendar

Highlights from news stories and blog posts I have read in the past week that deal with my overlapping interests in Genealogy, History, Heritage, and Technology.

Upcoming holidays - religious and secular, national and international - for the next two weeks
  • August 29
    • Beheading of St. John the Baptist (Christian)
    • International Day Against Nuclear Tests (United Nations)
  • August 31
    • Day of Solidarity and Freedom (Poland)
  • September 1
    • Ecclesiastical Year Begins (Orthodox Christian)
  • September 2
    • VJ Day (US)
  • September 3
    • Flag Day (Australia)
    • VJ Day (Republic of China)
  • September 4
    • Immigrant's Day (Argentina)
  • September 5
    • International Day of Charity (United Nations)
  • September 6
    • Start of Paryushana Parava - Sept 6-15 (Jain)
  • September 8
    • Nativity of Virgin Mary (Christian)
    • International Literacy Day (United Nations)
  • September 9
    • Day of the Victims of Holocaust and Racial Violence (Slovakia)
    • Children's Day (Costa Rica)
  • September 10
    • Waqf al Arafa - Hajj Day (Islam)
    • World Suicide Prevention Day (World Health Organization)
  • September 11
    • Start of Eid al Adha  - Sept 11-14 (Islam)
    • Auditor's Day (Church of Scientology)
    • Grandparents Day (US & Canada)
    • National Day of Service (US)

1 comment:

Ginger TaylorFRAZIER said...

John , This is one of your cousins through Samuel Tillman Hartley. I am writing to thank you for creating this newsletter.I appreciate the talent you have and for all of your research, personal thoughts, humor, and the love of the genetic fascination.
Yes, I have read every transcript and look forward to the next.

Ginger Taylor-Frazier