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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On April 6, Google says happy birthday to the first modern Olympic Games.

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On April 6, the modern Olympic Games will celebrate its 120 birthday. The first iteration of one of the biggest events in sports took place in Athens, Greece, back in 1896.

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The Doodle 4 Google winner for 2016 has been chosen. Akilah Johnson, a high school sophomore from Washington, D.C., is the winning artist.

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March 20, 2016 is the first day of spring for the Northern Hemisphere. Google is celebrating the vernal equinox with a Google Doodle. Learn more about the day here!

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St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated each year on March 17. Here’s what you need to know about the patron saint of Ireland and the history of the holiday.

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On March 16, Google has chosen to celebrate the life of the world’s first professional female scientist.

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