Google Celebrates Labour Day With Homepage Doodle

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Google is celebrating Labour Day with a homepage doodle in countries where the day is celebrated on May 1. This includes a number of countries across Europe and Asia.

Many of these countries, including India, China, Nepal, and Pakistan consider the 1st of May a public holiday. Most offices, banks, schools, etc. remain closed.

Here in the U.S., Labor Day is not celebrated until September. It will be interesting to see if Google reuses this doodle when the time comes in a few months.

Wikipedia has a great breakdown of when Labor Day is celebrated in different countries around the world.

France gets a different doodle today for Fête du Travail:

Here's a look at the doodles Google ran around the world last week.

Chris Crum
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