The Lunar New Year is being celebrated by Google with a Doodle on February 8, 2016, featuring a family of monkeys.


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Dmitri Mendeleev, the Russian chemist and inventor, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 182nd birthday.

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Today’s Google Doodle honors Frederick Douglass, the great African-American writer, social reformer and thinker.

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One of the most important astronomers in modern times is celebrated by Google in their January 27 doodle.

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Not only did he invent the mechanical television but John Logie Baird invented color TV and was the first man to achieve a transatlantic broadcast.

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It’s been 90 years since John Logie Baird first transmitted an image via television. That fact is being celebrated by Google in their January 26 Google Doodle.

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The man who invented the modern fairytale has been chosen by Google to be celebrated in the January 12 doodle. French author Charles Perrault features in a Sleeping Beauty doodle on what would have been 388 birthday.

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Alice Paul, the American suffragist and women’s rights pioneer who would’ve turned 131 on January 11, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on her birthday.

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Forty-one years ago today, scientists made a breathtaking discovery high in the mountains of Mexico.

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Google is celebrating the 2015 winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, with a Google Doodle on December 22.

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The man who brought the ancient art of yoga to the western world is celebrated in the December 14 Google Doodle. Today is the day that BKS Iyengar would have turned 97.

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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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