Over years you might have come across some very amazing and unique doodles from Google. It all started in 1998 when Larry and Sergey, Googleâ€™s founders, placed a stick figure drawing behind the second â€˜oâ€™ in the word Google as a message to users that they were â€œout of the officeâ€ attending a music and art festival. From there the idea of decorating the logo to mark cultural moments was born. While you would have loved some, you might have missed out on others, hereâ€™s a list of some really creative doodles.
1) Shakuntala Deviâ€™s 84th Birthday
On November 4, 2013 Googleâ€™s Doodle celebrated the birthday of the woman popularly known as the â€˜Human Computerâ€™ Shakuntala Devi was an Indian Writer and mental calculator she got featured in the 1982 Guinness Book of World Records.
2) 100th Anniversary of the Crossword Puzzle
On December 21, 2013 Google celebrated Crossword Puzzleâ€™s 100th Anniversary with this Doodle.
3) Heinrich Rudolf Hertz’s 155th Birthday
On February 22nd 2012 this unique Doodle celebrated the birthday of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz, Â a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of electromagnetic waves.
4) Worker’s Day/Labor Day 2012
May 1st 2012 thid Doodle represented Labor/Workerâ€™s Day.
5) Les Paul’s 96th Birthday
Les Paul was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. Google celebrated his 96th birthday on June 9, 2011 with this Doodle.
6) Robert Bunsen’s 200th Birthday
Google celebrated the birthday of the man who discovered caesium and rubidium. A German Chemist, Robert Bunsen on March 31st 2011.
7) Thomas Edison’s Birthday
This Doodle was dedicated to Thomas Edison the inventor of the light bulb and many other things on his birthday on 11th February 2011.
8) Discovery of X-rays
This special Doodle was widely appreciated all around the world as one of the most creative doodle when it got featured on November 8, 2010.
9) Nam June PaikÂ , Jul 20, 2010
Believed to be the founder of Video art Google presented this doodle on Nam June Paikâ€™s birthday on 20th July, 2010.
10) 30th Anniversary of PAC-MAN
The invention of the popular arcade game Pac Man deserved this wonderful doodle on its 30th Anniversary on 21st May, 2010.
11) April Fool’s Day 2010
Donâ€™t be surprised this is an April Fools prank by Google in 2010. For some General Knowledge, Topeka is the name of a city in Kansas.
12) Pi Day Mar 14, 2010
An annual American celebration commemorating the mathematical constant Ï€
13) Sir Isaac Newton’s 367th Birthday
What better way than a falling Apple to celebrate this famous Physicistâ€™s birthday? This creative doodle was presented on Sir Isaac Newtonâ€™s birthday on 4th January, 2010.
14) Discovery of Water on the Moon
The official discovery of water on moon was celebrated through this doodle on November 13th, 2009.
15) Birthday of Michael Jackson
Google came up with this amazing doodle to celebrate the birthday of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson on 29th August, 2009.
16) Invention of the First Laser
Theodore Maiman invented the first working laser in 1960, On May 16th, 2008 Google came up with this to mark its invention.
17) Leonardo da Vinci’s 553rd Birthday
Googleâ€™s another creative doodle to celebrate the birthday of a legendary painter Leonardo da Vinci on April 14th, 2005.
If it wasnâ€™t for these unique doodles we would have certainly missed out some amazing inventions and legends in history. Google like always has taught us more than any school or teacher.