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Alice Paul: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted March 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000008221162676 On March 22, 1972 the Equal Rights Amendment passed the senate but later failed to win ratification. Alice Paul was the original author of the ERA and her profile is one we wish to highlight in honor of Women's History Month.

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Profile of the Day: George Grenville

Posted March 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: George Grenville http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000006999611048

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Profile of the Day: Lisa Kudrow

Posted March 19, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Lisa Kudrow http://www.geni.com/people/Lisa-Stern/6000000008165513407

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Profile of the Day: Grover Cleveland

Posted March 18, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Grover Cleveland http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000351053834

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Profile of the Day: St. Patrick of Ireland

Posted March 17, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: St. Patrick of Ireland http://www.geni.com/people/St-Patrick-of-Ireland/6000000006787713131

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Profile of the Day: James Madison

Posted March 16, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: James Madison http://www.geni.com/people/President-James-Madison/4438583119100069835

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Profile of the Day: Julius Caesar

Posted March 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Julius Caesar http://www.geni.com/people/Gaius-Caesar/6000000006101277370

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Profile of the Day: Emmitt Smith

Posted March 12, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Emmitt Smith http://www.geni.com/people/Emmitt-Smith/6000000008091508804

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Profile of the Day: Sir Paul McCartney

Posted March 11, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Sir Paul McCartney http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000007981687371

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Profile of the Day: Ruth Handler

Posted March 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Ruth Handler http://www.geni.com/people/Ruth-Handler/6000000007980908074

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Profile of the Day: Sarah Jessica Parker

Posted March 5, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Sarah Jessica Parker http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000007980591309

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Profile of the Day: Helen Keller

Posted March 3, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Helen Keller http://www.geni.com/people/Helen-Keller/6000000006811385682

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Matthew Fox: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted March 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Matthew Fox: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000007912670439

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Profile of the Day: Dr. Seuss

Posted March 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/5529202663300088565 Today is Read Across America Day, in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Are you related to Theodor Seuss?

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Profile of the Day: Hernán Cortés de Pizarro

Posted February 26, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Are you related to Hernán Cortés de Pizarro? http://www.geni.com/people/Hernán-Cortés-de-Pizarro/6000000000267758472

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Profile of the Day: Wilhelm Grimm

Posted February 24, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Wilhelm Grimm http://www.geni.com/people/Wilhelm-Grimm/6000000006595371172

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Profile of the Day: Douglas MacArthur

Posted February 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Douglas MacArthur http://www.geni.com/people/Douglas-MacArthur/6000000002789207311

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Profile of the Day: Benedict Arnold

Posted February 19, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Benedict-Arnold-The-Traitor/6000000001691483953 Before he was known as a traitor, he was a general during the American Revolutionary War. Had he received a promotion to major general, he might have never betrayed his country. Today marks the anniversary of the day that Congress passed over him and promoted a few others instead. Are you related to Benedict Arnold? 

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Profile of the Day: Martin Luther

Posted February 18, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000000830497857 On this day in 1546, Martin Luther died. Is he in your tree?

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Profile of the Day: Thomas Jefferson

Posted February 17, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Thomas-Jefferson/6000000003849466047 On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson is elected the 3rd US President.

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King Tut: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted February 16, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Nebkheperre-Tutankhamun-Pharaoh-of-Egypt/6000000000112649355 On this day in 1923 Archaeologists open the tomb of King Tut. Are you related to the Pharaoh? 

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Profile of the Day: Bruce Jenner

Posted February 12, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Bruce-Jenner/6000000000782076029 Tonight is the Vancouver 2010 Olympics Opening Ceremony on NBC. In honor of the Olympics, Bruce Jenner is the Profile of the Day.

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Joanne Woodward: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted February 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002965606180 On this day in 1960, the Hollywood Walk of Fame was completed and Joanne Woodward became the first performer to receive her star. Are you related to her? What about her husband, Paul Newman? Joanne is today's highlighted profile

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Profile of the Day: Mary I, Queen of Scots

Posted February 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

On this day in 1587 Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded : http://www.geni.com/people/Mary-I-Queen-of-Scots/6000000003234018546

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Profile of the Day: Frederick Douglass

Posted February 5, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Frederick-Augustus-Washington-Bailey-Douglass/328239457930001157 Profile of the Day goes to writer and abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Are you related?

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Profile of the Day: Woodrow Wilson

Posted February 3, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Thomas-Woodrow-Wilson-28th-President-of-the-United-States-of-America/6000000002138844534 On this day in 1924, President Woodrow Wilson dies. He was the 28th President of the United States. Are you related?

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Profile of the Day: Berry Gordy, Jr.

Posted February 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Berry Gordy, Jr. http://www.geni.com/profile/index/3930096438320040565

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Andie MacDowell: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted February 2, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles – Andie MacDowell: http://www.geni.com/people/Rosalie-MacDowell/6000000006592182188

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Profile of the Day: Diana Ross

Posted February 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Profile of the Day: Diana Ross http://www.geni.com/people/Diana-Ross/3930111310110051609

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Senator Scott Brown: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted February 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

Guess who is cousins with President Barak Obama? That's right, Scott Brown: http://www.geni.com/people/Scott-Brown/6000000007550185496

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Profile of the Day: George Washington Carver

Posted February 1, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/George-Washington-Carver/6000000004550009055 February is Black History Month in the United States. In honor of Black History month, we would like to highlight the scientist and inventor from Missouri named George Washington Carver.

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Profile of the Day: King George III

Posted January 29, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/George-Hanover/4087009435080073228 On this day in 1820, King George III died. Are you related to the king of Great Britain and Ireland?

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Profile of the Day: Nicolas Sarkozy

Posted January 28, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Nicolas-Sarkozy-Mallah/6000000006667041002 On this day in 1955, French President Nicolas Sarkozy was born. He shares his birthday with another famous French person, Colette, the French novelist (who was born in 1873). Are you related to either? 

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Profile of the Day: Gandhi

Posted January 27, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Mohandas-Karamchand-Gandhi/6000000003922874202 Yesterday was Republic Day in India. When we think of India most of us remember a man who played a very important part of the Indian independence movement, Gandhi.

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Profile of the Day: Anne Boleyn

Posted January 25, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Anne-Boleyn/6000000006367901079 On this day in ~1533 King Henry the VIII marries Anne Boleyn. Are you a fan of the Tudors on Showtime? Anne Boleyn is today's highlighted profile.

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Profile of the Day: Queen Victoria

Posted January 22, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Queen-Victoria-of-the-United-Kingdom/6000000005968378023 On this day in 1901, Queen Victoria dies, ending the longest British reign (63 years). Her Majesty is our Profile of the Day.

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Profile of the Day: Jimmy Carter

Posted January 21, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/President-Jimmy-Carter/6000000001962458192 On this day in 1977, President Jimmy Carter pardons all of those hippie folk and draft dodgers who evaded getting sent to "Nam" during the Vietnam War. He is our Profile of the Day. Do you like peanuts?

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Robert Frost: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 20, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Robert-Frost/6000000002918326563 On this day in 1961 JFK was inaugurated into office as the 35th President of the United States. During his inauguration, American poet, Robert Frost recited one of his poems entitled, "The Gift Outright". Robert Frost is one of today's highlighted profiles.

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Profile of the Day: Ronald Reagan

Posted January 20, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Ronald-Reagan/6000000002810416646 On this day in 1981, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. We remember this day because it was just minutes later that the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis ended and the hostages were released. Our Profile of the Day goes to Ronald Reagan for being at the right place at the right time.

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Profile of the Day: Edgar Allan Poe

Posted January 19, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Edgar-Poe/6000000002479113044 On this day in 1809, Edgar Allan Poe is born. He is the Profile of the Day.

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Captain James Cook: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 18, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000001646208494 On this day in 1778, Captain James Cook discovers the Hawaiian Islands, making him the first recorded European to do so. Are you related to him?

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Lauren Bacall: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 18, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Betty-Joan-Perske-aka-Lauren-Bacall/6000000001735522661 One of Bogie's wives is still an icon. Are you related to Betty Joan Perske? You might know her better by her stage name, Lauren Bacall.

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Humphrey Bogart: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 18, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Humphrey-DeForest-Bogart/6000000001727303301 Last night was the Annual Golden Globe Awards, and it got us thinking about some of the Hollywood greats from yesteryear. One of Today's Highlighted Profiles is Humphrey Bogart. How are you related to him?

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Profile of the Day: Eliza Dushku

Posted January 15, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/profile/index/6000000002447397918 Fox pulled the plug on Joss Whedon's Dollhouse. Tonight is the second-to-last episode. Are you related to Echo, a.k.a. Eliza Dushku?

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Profile of the Day: Kiefer Sutherland

Posted January 14, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Kiefer-Sutherland/6000000004294405750 His name is Jack Bauer and you're going to have to trust me: Kiefer Sutherland returns tonight to the season premiere of 24. Are you related to him?

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Profile of the Day: Clay Aiken

Posted January 13, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/http://www.geni.com/people/Clay-Aiken/6000000002447388950 American Idol premiered last night. Are you related to AI alum Clay Aiken?

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John Steinbeck: One of Todays’ Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 12, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/John-Ernst-Steinbeck/6000000002814086158 Today's highlighted Profile was a California native, writer and winner of both Pulitzer and Nobel (of Lit.) Prizes. His best known works are The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men. Are you related to John Steinbeck?

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Profile of the Day: Betsy Ross

Posted January 11, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Elizabeth-Betsy-Ross-Griscom/6000000001843571024 She was asked by George Washington et al to make (what some believe to be) the first U.S. flag, during the Revolutionary War. Her name is Betsy Ross and she is our Profile of the Day.      

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Profile of the Day: Mark Twain

Posted January 9, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Samuel-Clemens-aka-Mark-Twain/6000000003031869511 The Profile of the Day is American writer Mark Twain, born Samuel Clemens. His most popular novels were Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Are you related to him?

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Elvis Presley: One of Today’s Highlighted Profiles

Posted January 8, 2010 by Geni | No Comment

http://www.geni.com/people/Elvis-Presley/6000000003104470825 We highlighted him on December 20th, but today is Elvis Presley's birthday and we thought we should highlight him again. Are you related to The King?