Sunday, June 01, 2008

June Is...


June 6th: Swedish National Day

June 10th: Portugal Day

June 14th: Flag Day (United States)

June 15th: Father's Day (United States)

June 17th: Icelandic National Day

June 19th: Juneteenth

June 21st: Soltice (Summer - Northern Hemisphere; Winter - Southern Hemisphere)

June 24th: St. John the Baptist Day - celebrated in many European cultures in conjunction with the Summer Solstice (Midsummer)

June 25th: Statehood Day (Croatia; Slovenia)

Do any of the above events feature in or affect your heritage, culture, or family history?

June Carnival Archives:

June 3 - 49th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Swimsuit Edition!

June 9 - 6th Edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage and Culture - What Does Being Irish Mean to You?

June 14 - 2nd Edition of the Smile for the Camera Carnival - Belles & Beaus

June 14 - 8th Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy - Father's Day Edition

June 18 - 50th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Family Pets

June 16 - Cabinet of Curiosities #8 - Mathom Edition


June 1 - Data Backup Day

Bill Puller's recent podcast (Episode #11) has some good information on two online backup services, Mozy and Carbonite. Listen to this episode at his website, The Genealogy Tech Podcast.

Scanfest: Sunday, June 29th, 11 AM - 2 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

Go here to learn how to join our group of chatting, scanning family archivists, historians, and bloggers!

Go here to add the above deadlines and dates to your Google Calendar, courtesy of Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family.

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