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Josef Kajetán Tyl Honored With Google Doodle Josef Kajetán Tyl Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its home page in the Czech Republic, honoring Czech writer Josef Kajetán Tyl’s 205th birthday. Tyl wrote the country’s national anthem, Kde domov můj. In addition to writing the song, Tyl wrote several novels …

Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrated With Google Doodle Sri Lanka Independence Day Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Google is showing a doodle on its home page in Sri Lanka, honoring Sri Lanka Independence Day: On February 4th each year, the island country commemorates its independence from Britain, which became official on this day in 1948. Citizens celebrate …

Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day
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Today is the last day of the Canadian penny, as the coin is withdrawn from circulation. Google is honoring the coin with a doodle on its Canadian home page. In the doodle, the first of the Os in the word …

Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker

Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player, ending his career with a .311 battling average, 1,518 hits and 137 home runs. For that alone he would have been remembered. But as we all know, Jackie Robinson had a much more …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist, pastor, and influential leader of the civil rights movement, King is one of the most-celebrated public figures in American history. Starting out as a Baptist minister, King threw himself onto …

Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle for Barış Manço (sometimes spelled Baris Mancho) on its home page in Turkey today. The Turkish rock singer/songwriter, who also became a television producer, was born on this day in 1943. While we don’t get …

End Of The 13th Baktun Gets A Google Doodle, But U.S. Homepage Honors Newtown Victims End Of The 13th Baktun Gets A Google Doodle, But U.S. Homepage Honors Newtown Victims
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Google is “celebrating” the end of the 13th Baktun, or the last cycle of the Mayan calendar, which of course, legend has it, is supposed to bring the end of the world. So far, so good. Google is showing the …

Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out Brothers Grimm Get A Google Doodle Shout Out

As previously reported, Google was running a doodle for “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” in parts of the world where Thursday came sooner than it does here in the U.S. Interestingly, now that the doodle has made its way to our neck …

Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment Grimm’s Fairy Tales Get The Google Doodle Treatment
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Google is running a homepage doodle celebrating Grimm’s Fairy Tales in parts of the world where it is already Thursday (presumably, we’ll be seeing it here in the United States when the date changes). It’s been a while since we’ve …

Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result) Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result)

Google is running a doodle on its UK homepage today honoring the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker. Interestingly, there is no Knowledge Graph result on display when you click over to Google’s search results. Perhaps ballet is on the list …

Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (otherwise known as Ada Lovelace). Google doesn’t talk that much about all of its doodle subjects, but Ada Lovelace got a blog post on the Official Google …

Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its Ukraine homepage today. The doodle is in honor of the 290th birthday of “wandering philosopher” Hryhorii Skovoroda. Skovoroda was not only a philosopher, but a poet, teacher and composer. According to the Wikipedia …

Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle Auguste Rodin, ‘The Thinker’ Sculptor, Honored with Google Doodle
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According to many, French-born François-Auguste-René Rodin (better know as Auguste Rodin) is the father of modern sculpture. His style differed from that of traditional artists in the field, and for that he took criticism in his lifetime. The more he …

Bram Stoker Books On Display Thanks To Google Doodle Bram Stoker Books On Display Thanks To Google Doodle
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Google is running a doodle on its homepage today, celebrating the 165th birthday of Bram Stoker, the world famous author of Dracula. This is, by far, Stoker’s most well-known work. While the doodle obviously pays homage to that particular novel, …

Bram Stoker Doodle Lets Google Show Its Gothic Side Bram Stoker Doodle Lets Google Show Its Gothic Side

Long before all of the glitter and high-school melodrama, the vampire-oriented literary scene was dominated by Abraham “Bram” Stoker and his classic gothic novel Dracula. And today, Google is honoring the author with a Doodle. Bram Stoker was born in …

“Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S. “Where Do I Vote” Is Today’s Google Doodle Topic In The U.S.
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Google is running an Election Day doodle in the U.S. today, as the nation works on electing its president for the next four years. The doodle this time does not take us to “Election Day” results, however. It takes us …

L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph L.S. Lowry’s 125th Birthday: Google Doodle Once Again Steers Users Away From Knowledge Graph
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Google is running a doodle on its UK site today celebrating the 125th birthday of English artist L.S. Lowry. Once again, Google has opted to display a pre-entered query for users who click the doodle, which fails to highlight its …

Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg Happy Halloween! Google Doodle Query Hides Halloween Easter Egg
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As reported on Tuesday, Google is running an interactive Halloween doodle on its homepage. It hit the other side of the world first, as usual, and today, it’s live here in these parts. You can read more about the nature …

Happy Halloween! Google Celebrates with an Interactive Doodle Happy Halloween! Google Celebrates with an Interactive Doodle

Google users in the U.S. are still stuck with the boring old Google logo, but users in places like Australia are being treated with Google’s new Halloween Doodle – an interactive experience complete with sound. On this Doodle, users are …

“Herman Melville Books,” Rather Than “Moby-Dick,” Is Google’s Doodle Query “Herman Melville Books,” Rather Than “Moby-Dick,” Is Google’s Doodle Query
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Update: They’ve actually changed the query to “herman melville books” rather than just “herman melville”. It still takes you to the Herman Melville Knowledge Graph results. You can still see Google.in has it pointing to “herman melville”. As previously reported, …

Winsor McCay Comic Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle Winsor McCay Comic Little Nemo Celebrated with a Google Doodle
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Today, Google is treating us to a fantastic Doodle celebrating the 107th anniversary of famous American cartoonist Winsor McCay and his strip Little Nemo in Slumberland. McCay was born in 1869 (although this date is debated) in Spring Lake, Michigan. …