Spring Equinox Gets A Google Doodle (And Here’s A Look Back At Some Others)

    March 20, 2014
    Chris Crum
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Google is celebrating the Spring Equinox, otherwise known as the first day of Spring, with an animated Google doodle. It features some ghost/Grimace-like person growing some flowers and assorted plant life before pouring water on his/herself and growing flowers out of his/her head. It’s probably easier if you just watch:

Click the doodle, and you’ll be presented with one of Google’s now common quick answers telling you the date.

Google has celebrated the Spring Equinox with doodles a couple times in the past.

Here’s what they ran in 2012:

And in 2009:

Earlier this week, Google continued its annual tradition of showing users St. Patrick’s Day doodles.

Images via Google

  • Toad Coder

    Why do they have a ghost watering the plants? This is too much like a Hallowe’en doodle.

  • Jamie Schaefer

    why a ghost? is this Halloween or spring?

  • mommyo3

    I agree. Why a ghost? Cute but not as creative as the 2009 where the caterpillar ate the fruit and veggies to make the letters. My kids remember that one. 2009 was on google was truly memorable.