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LTools 1.3.20 Update Released
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FamilyTreeFactory 188.8.131.52 Update Released
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Oscar Wilde's Paris Tomb Made Safe from Admirers' Kisses
Oscar Wilde's renovated Paris tomb was unveiled on Wednesday, complete with a new glass barrier to shield the monument to the quintessential dandy's life from a torrent of admiring kisses.
St. Lawrence University Gets Fort de la Présentation Records
A copy of the Records of Fort de la Présentation (1740-1759) will be available in St. Lawrence University's Owen D. Young Library.
Glitzy Vietnam Cemetery Offers Bling for the Dead
This is where Vietnam's rising middle class is dying to flaunt its bling: a new cemetery at the end of a golden-gated "Highway to Eternity" where relatives can order graveside offerings of Hennessy online.
RootsMagic 5 Update Released
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British Library Newspaper Archive Puts 300 Years of History Online
Sixty-five million historic newspaper articles, covering the most significant events over the last 300 years, are now fully available online from today in a new archive created by the British Library.
Hitler 'Spent Months Living in Liverpool Flat' that Was Later Destroyed by the Luftwaffe
Adolf Hitler spent five months in Liverpool, wandering around the city and relaxing in the Poste House pub, pint in hand. He also enjoyed a sightseeing tour of London and was so fascinated by Tower Bridge [...]
Holocaust Victims Database Aims to Restore Lost Identities
Alison Shein considers herself an amateur genealogist, spending hours online searching for information about family members she never knew. Among them: Alison's great-great-grandmother Bella Shein, who died in the Holocaust. The circumstances surrounding her death are [...]
Sweden-Bound Booty Found in Polish River
Polish scientists have discovered what appears to be a 17th century ship loaded with looted treasure bound for Sweden dating from the Swedish-Polish war of 1655-60, at the bottom of the Vistula river, according to local [...]
Treasure Trove of Australian History Returns Home
New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell and Minister for the Arts George Souris today unveiled to the public an extraordinarily rare collection of 210-year-old natural history drawings, which will shortly go on display at the State [...]
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Are You Related to Winston Churchill?
Churchill was born on November 30, 1874, into the aristocratic family of the Dukes of Marlborough, a branch of the Spencer family, Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, like his father, used the surname Churchill in public life.
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Saturday, December 3, 2011
This Week Genealogy News 12/3/11
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