Ella Fitzgerald Google Doodle Hits This Side Of The WorldBy: Chris Crum - April 25, 2013
As previously reported, Google is showing a homepage doodle honoring the 96th birthday of jazz legend Ella Fitzgerald in parts of the world where it’s currently April 25th. The doodle has now made it to our side of the world here in the U.S.
Fitzgerald was born on this day in 1917, and passed away on June 15, 1996 at the age of 79. She is known as the “Queen of Jazz” as well as the “First Lady of Song”.
As usual, Google has shown a variety of different doodles throughout the world this week. On Sunday, the UK was treated to this one honoring the 100th birthday of Sir Norman Parkinson:
On Monday, the world received the Earth Day doodle:
South Korea got this Dooly the Little Dinosaur doodle on Monday:
The UK got another doodle on Tuesday for St. George’s Day:
Turkey and Cyprus also got this National Sovereignty and Children’s Day doodle on Tuesday:
On Wednesday, Mexico got this Gabriel Figueroa doodle: