Today marks the 96th birth anniversary of Dr Har Gobind Khorana (January 9, 1922 – November 9, 2011), who was a pioneering Indian-American biochemist. He was Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology or Medicine in 1968 for unraveling the nucleotide sequence of RNA and deciphering the genetic code. He is known as a scientist who revolutionized biochemistry with his pioneering work in DNA chemistry. Google today celebrates the 96th Birth Anniversary of Dr Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle.
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Original Bollywood stuntwoman with a crack of her whip got the world's attention.
Today marks the 110th birth anniversary of Mary Ann Evans (January 8, 1908 – January 9, 1996), better known by her stage name Fearless Nadia, was an actress and first stuntwoman of Indian Cinema. She married Homi Wadia in 1961 and became Nadia Wadia. Fearless Nadia will always be remembered as the original Stunt Queen of Indian cinema. Google Doodle pays tribute to Fearless Nadia on her 110th birth anniversary.
Our penguin friends are back home and welcome the sun rise of the new year day.
Google is marking 2017 December global festivities with a series of interactive holiday Doodles about a pair of penguins’ holiday to visit their warm-weather relatives, a toucan and a parrot. The series reached its conclusion today. January 1 is being celebrated as New Year’s Day 2018. The fourth and final installment in the December global festivities series, published today, shows that our feathery friends are watching the sunrise of the new year’s day. Happy New Year 2018!
December global festivities are being celebrated with a new year's eve day doodle.
Google is marking this year’s December global festivities with a series of interactive holiday Doodles about a pair of penguins’ holiday to visit their warm-weather relatives, a toucan and a parrot. 31st December is New Year’s Eve 2017. The third installment in the December global festivities series, published today, shows our feathery friends have enjoyed their delicious traditions and are now ringing in the new year with sparklers in hand. As they all admire the fireworks overhead, they think about how much fun it was to spend this time together.
Kuvempu is considered among the greatest writers in the Kannada language.
Today marks the 113th birth anniversary of Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa (December 29, 1904 – November 11, 1994). K V Puttappa, popularly known by the pen name Kuvempu, was an Indian novelist, poet, playwright, critic and thinker. He is widely regarded as the greatest poet of 20th century of Kannada literature. He was recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award of India. He is the first among Kannada writers to be decorated with the prestigious Jnanpith Award. Google today celebrates the 113th Birth Anniversary of Kuppali Venkatappa Puttappa with a doodle.
Remembering iconic Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on his birth anniversary.
Today marks the 220th birth anniversary of Mirza Ghalib (December 27, 1797 – February 15, 1869). Mirza Ghalib, was a prominent Urdu and Persian language poet during the last years of the Mughal Empire. He used his pen-names of Ghalib (means ‘dominant’) and Asad (means ‘lion’). His honorific was Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. Mirza Ghalib breathed his last on February 15, 1869. His tomb is located near Chausath Khamba, Nizamuddin area in Delhi. GoogleDoodle celebrates Mirza Ghalib’s 220th Birthday in today’s GoogleDoodle!
December global festivities are being celebrated with a Christmas day seasonal doodle.
Google is marking this year’s December global festivities with a series of interactive holiday Doodles about a pair of penguins’ holiday to visit their warm-weather relatives, a toucan and a parrot. 25th December is Day 2 of December global festivities. The second installment in the December global festivities series, published today, shows our favorite penguins couldn’t be more excited to reunite with their loved ones. Happy to be together for the season of cheer, this colorfully feathered family can’t wait to sink their beaks into a delicious feast.
Today marks the birth anniversary of the king of playback singing in India cinema.
Today marks the 93rd birth anniversary of Mohammed Rafi (December 24, 1924 – July 31, 1980), referred to as Pheeko during childhood, who was an Indian iconic film playback singer and one of the most popular and successful singers of Hindi films. He was notable for his voice and versatility; his songs ranged from classical numbers to patriotic songs, sad lamentations to highly romantic numbers, qawwalis to ghazals and bhajans. Google today celebrates the 93rd Birth Anniversary of Mohammed Rafi with a doodle.
December global festivities are being celebrated with a seasonal doodle.
Google Feature — Holidays 2017 (Day 1) Animated Doodle December Global Festivities Google is marking this year’s December global festivities with a series of interactive Doodles about a pair of penguins’ holiday to visit their warm-weather relatives, a toucan and a parrot. The first installment in the December global festivities series, published today, shows the penguins making plans with their southern relatives and packing their […]
Tribute to first woman of Indian Press photography whose lens earned her a reputation.
Today marks the 104th birth anniversary of Homai Vyarawalla (December 9, 1913 – January 15, 2012), commonly known by her pseudonym ‘Dalda 13,’ who was India’s first woman photojournalist. Her pseudonym comes from the year of her birth, 1913, and the Dalda from her car’s registration number DLD 13. She was known for widely photographing India’s transition from the British Raj to an independent country after its subsequent partition. She was born in a Parsi family on December 9, 1913 at Navsari, Bombay state, British India. She breathed her last on January 15, 2012 at the age of 98 at Vadodara, Gujarat. Google today celebrates the 104th Birth Anniversary of Homai Vyarawalla with a doodle.