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Percy Julian Honored With Google Doodle On His 115th Birthday

Percy Julian Honored With Google Doodle On His 115th Birthday

By Chris Crum April 11, 2014

Google is celebrating the life of Percy Lavon Julian with a doodle on its homepage today, his 115th birthday. He died from liver cancer in 1975 at the age of 76. Julian is known as a brilliant chemist, who emerged …

Women’s Day 2014 Gets Google Doodle Women’s Day 2014 Gets Google Doodle

Google is celebrating International Women’s Day 2014 with a doodle, and featuring a video with women from around the world. Google says in a Google+ post, “Happy International Women’s Day! Celebrated every year on March 8, we’re getting started a …

Google Celebrates John Steinbeck With Doodle Google Celebrates John Steinbeck With Doodle

Google is celebrating the works of author John Steinbeck with a doodle today, which would have been his 112th birthday. He died in 1968 at the age of 66 from heart disease and congestive heart failure. Steinbeck is one of …

Google Doodle Shares Real Love Stories Google Doodle Shares Real Love Stories

Google’s Valentine’s Day doodle for the U.S. is unlike any other Doodle the company has offered before. The search engine has offered interactive doodles many times, but this one presents a series of candy hearts, each telling a different love …

Google Makes Statement With Latest Doodle Google Makes Statement With Latest Doodle

Google has a doodle up on its homepage throughout the world today celebrating the Olympic Games, but also making a statement in favor of gay rights. Not only does the doodle resemble a rainbow flag, Google has actually quoted the …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Gets Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Gets Google Doodle

Google regularly features a doodle for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and that tradition continues today. This is the tenth year that Google has run a doodle for the day, but actually the eleventh doodle Google has honored Dr. King …

Dian Fossey Gets A Google Doodle Dian Fossey Gets A Google Doodle

Dian Fossey, the famed zoologist and gorilla researcher known for her book, Gorillas in the Mist (which was turned into a movie starring Sigourney Weaver as Fossey), is the subject of a worldwide Google doodle today on what would have …

The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the 255th anniversary of the British Museum with a doodle on its homepage in the UK. The museum, established in 1753, opened to the public in 1759, and currently holds a collection of about 8 million objects. …

Zora Neale Hurston Gets A Google Doodle Zora Neale Hurston Gets A Google Doodle

Zora Neale Hurston is the subject of a doodle appearing on Google’s homepage today, which marks what would have been the writer and anthropologist’s 123rd birthday. She was born in 1891 in Alabama, and passed away in 1960 in Florida, …

Crossword Inventor Arthur Wynne Gets A Google Doodle Crossword Inventor Arthur Wynne Gets A Google Doodle
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Arthur Wynne, inventor of the crossword puzzle, is the subject of a doodle on Google’s homepage today as it honors 100 years of crossword puzzles. It’s a fun one. It transforms into an actual playable crossword puzzle: Have fun. See …

Grace Hopper Gets A Pair Of Google Doodles Grace Hopper Gets A Pair Of Google Doodles
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Google is showing a doodle on its homepage today honoring computer scientist Grace Hopper on what would have been her 107th birthday. Hopper, born in 1906, was a computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, who was one of the …

Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is …

Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle
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Here in the U.S., Google is running a doodle for Veterans Day, but that’s not the only one the company has up today. In Mexico, Google is honoring novelist Carlos Fuentes on what would have been his 85th birthday. Fuentes …

Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Today is Veterans Day in the United States, and Google is honoring veterans with a homepage doodle. When the user clicks, they’re presented with a query for “veterans day,” and Google’s quick answer result: Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day 2013). …

The Many Images Of Google's Current Doodle The Many Images Of Google's Current Doodle
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Hermann Rorshach, the famous psychoanalyst, is the subject of Google’s current worldwide doodle. We reported on it yesterday as it began to make its way around the other side of the world, but it’s now here in our neck of …

Hermann Rorschach Gets A Google Doodle Hermann Rorschach Gets A Google Doodle
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Google is running a doodle honoring Hermann Rorschach in parts of the world where it’s November 8th. It should be making its way over to our neck of the woods in a bit. Hermann Rorschach would be the psychiatrist/psychoanalyst who …

Raymond Loewy Honored with Google Doodle Raymond Loewy Honored with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On …