A Canadian writer who was the personification of persistence is celebrated by the November 30 Google Doodle. That date would have been Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 141 birthday. She passed away in Toronto at the age of 67 in 1942.

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It’s time to celebrate evolution, discovery and “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” On November 24, Lucy the Australopithecus turns 41 and to celebrate the good folks at Google have created a doodle in her honor.

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Hedy Lamarr, the Austrian-born actress turned war-time inventor, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 101st birthday.

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Adolphe Sax almost didn’t have a chance to invent his famous instrument, the saxophone. The Belgian-born musician cheated death at least 6 times as a child.

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Adolphe Sax, a Belgian musician and instrument designer who invented the saxophone, is being celebrated on his 201st birthday with a Google Doodle.

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Day of the Dead is being celebrated this year by Google with a Doodle featuring a string of papel picado. Find out more about the Mexican holiday here.

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George Boole, a mathematician, logician and philosopher, is being honored with a Google Doodle on his 200th birthday. Find out more about him here.

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She doesn’t look a day over 600 but on October 9, the Prague astronomical clock celebrates its 605th birthday.

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On October 1, Google celebrates the life of a committed women’s rights activist hero, meet Annie Besant.

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On September 27 Google wants to you to celebrate their 17 birthday.

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. But why is it the first day of autumn? Is it an autumnal equinox or a solstice?

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Joan Aiken, an English writer of children’s novels and supernatural fiction, is celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 91st birthday.

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You’ve come a long way baby. Here are the best examples of Google’s creativity we could find.

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La Tomatina, the annual tomato fight and celebration in Buñol, Spain, turns 70 this year, and is being honored with a Google Doodle.

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Duke Kahanamoku, the legendary Hawaiian surfer and Olympic swimmer, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 125th birthday.

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Lord Byron called it “the monarch of mountains,” but in 1786 two Frenchman made history, ascending to the top of Mont Blanc, the tallest peak in the Alps.

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