El Santo, the Mexican wrestling legend whose real name was Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been his 99th birthday.


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Yma Sumac, the Peruvian singer, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 94th birthday.

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The Neverending Story is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on the 37th anniversary of its first publishing. See photos of the coveted red-green edition here.

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The United States national parks are being celebrated on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a Google Doodle.

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Phoebe Snetsinger, an American birder who saw more than 8,300 species by the time she died, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on her 85th birthday.

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She was a contemporary of Jean Renoir and Bertold Brecht but Lotte Reiniger will be best remembered for creating the first ever full-length animated movie in cinema history.

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A man who took dance classes to impress his mother ended up becoming one of the most inspiring figures during the Great Depression.

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On May 25, Google has chosen to celebrate the life of one of Mexico’s greatest and most important poets.

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Suzanne Lenglen’s 117th birthday is being celebrated by Google with a Doodle. The French tennis star popularized women’s tennis and won 31 titles from 1914-1926.

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Yuri Kochiyama, a Japanese American activist, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been her 95th birthday. Here’s what you need to know about her.

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Jane Jacobs, a writer and activist known for her work in urban planning, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been her 100th birthday.

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Teachers’ Day is being celebrated on May 3, 2016, with a Google Doodle.

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The man you’re looking at on Google’s homepage on April 30 is the person responsible for electronic computing. Not bad.

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Hertha Marks Ayrton, the British inventor, scientist and mathematician, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 162nd birthday.

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Earth Day is being celebrated on April 22, 2016, with a Google Doodle. Find out about the history of the worldwide holiday here.

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The man who was dubbed “the Godfather of world music” by George Harrison is celebrated in the April 7 Google Doodle.

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