Google has commemorated the 151st birth anniversary of Wilbur Lincoln Scoville who invented pepper heat scale. Wilbur Scoville, an American chemist born in Bridgeport Connecticut on January 22, 1865, is responsible for the “Scoville Organoleptic Test”, a scale of “hotness” that has been the definitive rating of how spicy a chilli is for more than 100 years.
The New Year is just a couple of hours away and Google wishes you Happy New Year’s Eve with an animated doodle. The interactive doodle shows five colourfully decked up animated birds sitting on a branch waiting for a shaking, bouncing, egg to hatch as the year ends.
Today is the 168th birth anniversary of Annie Besant, a prominent British socialist, theosophist, women’s rights activist, writer and orator. She was also supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule. Google on its search page has created Annie Besant’s doodle to pay tribute on her birthday.
Today is the 108th birth anniversary of RK Narayan, the famed Indian writer, best known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. Google on its search page has created a doodle showcasing Malgudi Days to pay tribute to its creator RK Narayan on his birthday.
Google’s sweet sixteenth birthday is being celebrated with an animated doodle on September 27, 2014. The interesting fact is that despite September 27 not being the date of the company’s incorporation, the first time Google created a doodle to celebrate its 4th birthday was on September 27, 2002. Since 2006, Google is celebrating its birthday on September 27 with a doodle every year.
Today is the 186th birth anniversary of Leo Tolstoy, the Russian novelist and philosopher. Google on its search page has created a captivating slideshow doodle showcasing his greatest works. On clicking the doodle, it takes the visitor to Google search result page for news on Leo Tolstoy.
On the occasion of Teachers’ Day of India, Google has created a colorful non-animated doodle to pay tributes to teachers in various fields on its search page. On clicking the doodle, it takes the visitor to Google search result page for news on Teachers’ Day.