Friday, October 01, 2010

October 2010 Calendar of Events

In the old of the moon
A cloudy morning
Bodes a fair afternoon.

Holidays, History, and Heritage

Family History Month (various U.S. states)

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)

Czech Heritage Month (Texas)

Polish American Heritage Month

Italian American Heritage Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Month

October 1: National Day (People's Republic of China)
Independence Day (Cyprus)
Independence Day (Nigeria)

October 3: German Unity Day (Germany)

October 6: German American Day

October 8: Independence Day (Croatia)

October 11: Thanksgiving (Canada)
Columbus Day (United States)

October 18: National Multicultural Diversity Day

October 19: Constitution Day (Niue)

October 20: Birth of the Báb (Bá'hai)

October 23: Revolution of 1956 Remembrance Day (Hungary)

October 27: Independence Day (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)
Independence Day (Turkmenistan)

October 28: Independence Day (Greece)

October 29: Republic Day (Turkey)

October 31: All Hallows Eve (Christianity)

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

Carnivals and Other Blogging Events:

Need help? Read my post, "How to Submit a Post to a Carnival", here.

Due October 1 - the 98th Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy - Document Analysis

Heads Up! The Carnival of Irish Heritage and Culture is on sabbatical; the 21st Edition will be published in November 2010.

October 1 - Data Backup Day

Read the latest Data Backup Day post by Thomas MacEntee at Geneabloggers

Genealogy Television Shows
(check your local listings for accurate local airing times and reruns)

The Generations Project
Monday Nights at 8 PM on BYU-TV
October 4, 11, 18, 25

Scanfest: Sunday, October 31st, 11 AM - 2 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

Go here to learn how to join Scanfest and 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 Geneabloggers.

Clear moon, frost soon.

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