April 23, 2016 is the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, famously known as the ‘Bard of Avon’. William Shakespeare was a renowned English poet, playwright, dramatist and actor as well. Google doodle celebrates the incredible work of William Shakespeare on his 400th death anniversary. The doodle features the bard in the middle, with four illustrations of his famous works on either side of him.
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Google celebrates Earth Day with five colorful doodles.
Every year Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 all over the world. The day aims to encourage people to be more environmentally friendly. The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970, in America. The popular search engine giant Google celebrated Earth Day with a range of colorful doodles showing five of our planet’s different biomes.
The Black Caps take on the Men in Blue in opening match ICC World Twenty20 2016.
The Men In Blue India taking on the Black Caps New Zealand in the opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 to be played today on March 15, 2016 at 7.30 pm IST at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur. Google has created a Cricket Score ICC – New Zealand vs India Google Doodle to mark the significant tournament opener. The doodle features two cricket bats in the colours of the two teams criss-crossed against the Google logo with a ball on top, with a caption that reads ‘The Black caps take on the Men in Blue.’
Google doodle celebrates the dreams of women around the world.
Google doodle for International Women’s Day celebrates the dreams of women around the world. For International Women’s Day in 2016, the doodle team visited 13 countries and asked more than 300 women and girls to share their dreams by completing the sentence, “One day I will…” The result is an animated video showing a world of possibilities: Daughters, mothers and grandmothers aspiring to own a restaurant, play professional baseball, see the rings of Saturn, be a mommy.
T20 Cricket World Cup for men and women begins tomorrow.
Google has posted a new doodle on its homepage on Monday dedicated to ICC T20 World Cup 2016 beginning in India from March 8. The latest doodle gives a bird’s eye view of a cricket stadium with the players in blue, red and the umpires in white on the field while the crowd cheering them from behind. A big banner of Google can be seen in the background. After clicking on the doodle the user is directed to a new page consisting of the entire schedule of the upcoming matches.
Google doodles Rukmini Devi Arundale’s 112th birthday.
Google doodles Dmitri Mendeleev’s 182nd birthday.
Google has commemorated the 182nd anniversary of the birthday of Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (February 8, 1834 – February 2, 1907). He was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created a farsighted version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of some already discovered elements and also to predict the properties of eight elements yet to be discovered.
Google doodles Amrita Sher-Gil's 103rd Birthday.
Google has commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the birthday of Amrita Sher-Gil. She was an eminent Indian painter born to a Punjabi Sikh father and a Hungarian Jewish mother. Sometimes known as India’s Frida Kahlo, and today considered an important woman painter of 20th century India, whose legacy stands at par with that of the Masters of Bengal Renaissance. She is also the ‘most expensive’ woman painter of India.
Google celebrates India's Republic Day with a BSF camel contingent doodle.
In honor of India’s 67th Republic Day, Artist Robinson Wood created today’s Google Doodle as a tribute to the camel contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) that patrols the India-Pakistan border. The colourful doodle shows men on top of six elaborately decorated camels. Each of the six camels carries a letter of the word ‘Google’ on its golden caparison.
Google doodles Wilbur Lincoln Scoville's 151st birthday.
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.