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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The woman chosen by Google to be celebrated in the March 9 doodle is a performer who “made music from thin air.”

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The Google Doodle for February 29 asks the question, “Why is there a leap day?” Find out the answer here.

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What is Code a Heart? Why are you seeing #CodedWithLove everywhere? Google Doodle is celebrating Valentine’s Day in a unique way. Here are some great examples.

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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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