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Profile of the Day: Isadora Duncan

On this day in 1927, pioneering dancer Isadora Duncan died in a tragic accident. Known as the “mother of modern dance,” Duncan broke away from…

Profile of the Day: Roald Dahl

Today we remember beloved children’s book author Roald Dahl on what would have been his 105th birthday. Image: Roald Dahl / Library of Congress Roald…

Winners of the Back to School Photo Contest

On August 30, we challenged you to dig up old school photos, improve them with the MyHeritage photo tools, and share them online. We received…

Celebrating Constitution Day Together

Constitution Day is one of the most significant holidays in the United States of America, and yet it goes uncelebrated by many Americans each year.…

Profile of the Day: Patsy Cline

On this day in 1932, legendary country singer Patsy Cline was born. Image: Patsy Cline / Wikimedia Commons Cline was born Virginia Patterson Hensley in…

Coming Together to Remember 9/11

The year 2021 marks 20 years since the September 11 terrorist attacks in the United States of America that shook the world. These attacks, which targeted…

Profile of the Day: Elizabeth I

On this day in 1533, Elizabeth I of England was born. The last Tudor monarch, Elizabeth reigned for 44 years until her death in 1603.…

Old Occupational Portraits In Color

What did your ancestors do for a living? In the mid-19th century, occupational portraits were a common portrait style that illustrated an individual’s trade or…

Profile of the Day: Jane Addams

Today we celebrate social activist Jane Addams, who was born on this day in 1860. Image: Jane Addams / Library of Congress Addams was born…

Monthly Record Update for August 2021

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in August of 2021 with over 44 million new indexed family history records from all over the world. New…

Jewish Holidays

Have you ever wanted to learn more about Jewish holidays? Maybe you have a friend or colleague who is Jewish, or you’ve recently learned you…

Profile of the Day: Rudolf Weigl

On this day in 1883, Polish biologist Rudolf Weigl was born. Weigl is remembered for producing the first effective vaccine for epidemic typhus and saving…

Profile of the Day: Lily Tomlin

Happy birthday to actress and comedy legend Lily Tomlin! Today the star turns 82. Image: Lily Tomlin / U.S. Department of State Tomlin was born…

Free Global Census Records for Labor Day

In honor of Labor Day, we’re pleased to announce that for the first week of September, we’re offering access to all census records on MyHeritage…