Beautiful Google Doodles from 1998 to 2010

By June 8, 2010Showcase

Over the years, doodles on the Google homepage have made searching on Google more fun and enjoyable for its users worldwide.

When doodles were first created, nobody had anticipated how popular and integral they would become to the Google search experience. Nowadays, many users excitedly anticipate the release of each new doodle and some even collect them. Below, you’ll find some of the best Google Doodles of 1998-2010

Here are the examples

1998

Burning Man festival – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving! – (US)

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While we were in beta we used this logo – (Global)

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1999

Season’s Greetings with a Google Doodle – (Global)

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‘Uncle Sam’ search – (US)

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‘Uncle Sam’ search – (US)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (US)

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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2000

St. Patrick’s Day – (US)

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On February 14th, Google showed its affection with this logo and an applet created by Ken Perlin. – (Global)

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Groundhog Day – (US)

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Happy New Year! – (Global)

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Father’s Day – (Global)

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A tribute to our Moms – (Global)

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Google Doodle unfolded over the first week of May – (Global)

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Google Doodle unfolded over the first week of May – (Global)

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Google Doodle unfolded over the first week of May – (Global)

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On Easter weekend, Google displayed this logo with an applet created by Ken Perlin – (US)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Closing Ceremony – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Basketball – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Soccer – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Weightlifting – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Cycling – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Track Field – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Diving – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Archery – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Gymnastics – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Kayak – (Global)

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2000 Summer Games in Sydney – Opening Ceremony – (Global)

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Vive la France! Google celebrated Bastille Day – (France)

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The Founding Fathers – (US)

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Fourth of July celebration – (US)

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BBQ tips – (US)

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Declaration of Independence – (US)

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Seasons Greetings – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (US)

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Shichi-go-san – (Japan)

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Google encouraged US citizens to exercise their right to vote – (US)

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Google’s guest illustrator for Halloween 2000 was Lorie Loeb – (US)

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2001

St.Patrick’s Day – (US)

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Indian Holi Festival – (India)

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Hearts decorated our homepage with this logo and the return of Ken Perlin’s – (Global)

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Chinese New Year – (Global)

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Happy New Year – (Global)

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Happy Father’s Day – (Global)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Korean Liberation Day – (Korea)

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Swiss National Day – (Switzerland)

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Bastille Day – (France)

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Independence Day – (US)

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Canada Day – (Canada)

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Holiday Series 2001 (4 of 4) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2001 (3 of 4) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2001 (2 of 4) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2001 (1 of 4) – (Global)

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Nobel Prize Centennial Award Ceremony – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (US)

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Claude Monet’s Birthday – (Global)

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Armistice Day – (France)

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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2002

St. Patrick’s Day – (US)

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Piet Mondrian’s Birthday – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Closing Ceremony – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Skeleton – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Curling – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Snelschaatsen – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Snowboarden – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Schansspringen – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Hockey – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Schoonschaatsen – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Bobslee

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Freestyle Skien – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Alpine Skien – (Global)

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Olympic Games Series 2002 – Opening Ceremony – (Global)

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Happy New Year – (Global)

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La F̻te de la Musique Р(France)

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Father’s Day – (Global)

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Dragon Boat Festival – (China)

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2002 World Cup – (Global)

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Dilbert Google Doodle (5 of 5) – (Global)

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Dilbert Google Doodle (4 of 5) – (Global)

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Dilbert Google Doodle (3 of 5) – (Global)

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Dilbert Google Doodle (2 of 5) – (Global)

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Dilbert Google Doodle (1 of 5) – (Global)

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Happy Mother’s Day – (Global)

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Children’s Day – (Japan)

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St. George’s Day – (UK)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Happy Birthday Google – (Global)

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Korean Liberation Day – (Korea)

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Andy Warhol’s Birthday – (Global)

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Bastille Day – (France)

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Independence Day – (US)

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Canada Day – (Canada)

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Holiday Series 2002 (5 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2002 (4 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2002 (3 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2002 (2 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2002 (1 of 5) – (Global)

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Santa Lucia

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Remembrance Day

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Guy Fawkes Day

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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Happy Birthday Picasso – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (Canada)

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German Reunification Day – (Gremany)

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2003

Albert Einstein’s Birthday – (Global)

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Michelangelo’s Birthday – (Global)

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Happy Valentine’s Day – (Global)

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Chinese New Year

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Australia Day – (Australia)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday – (US)

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Happy New Year – (Global)

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MC Escher’s Birthday – (Global)

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Father’s Day – (Global)

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Birth of the Italian Republic – (Italy)

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Mother’s Day – (Global)

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Children’s Day – (Japan)

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Queen’s Day – (Netherlands)

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ANZAC Day – (Australia)

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ANZAC Day – (New Zealand)

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50th Anniversary of Understanding DNA – (Global)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Celebrating Google’s 5th birthday – (Global)

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Thanksgiving – (Korea)

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India Independence Day – (India)

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Korean Liberation Day – (Korea)

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Birthday – (Global)

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Swiss National Day – (Switzerland)

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Belgium National Day – (Belgium)

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Bastille Day – (France)

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Tanabata Festival – (Japan)

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Happy Independence Day – (US)

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Holiday Series 2003 (5 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2003 (4 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2003 (3 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2003 (2 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2003 (1 of 5) – (Global)

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100th Anniversary of Flight – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (US)

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Shichigosan – (Japan)

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Armistice Day

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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Deutschland reunification – (Germany)

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2004

International Day of Francophonie

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Persian New Year

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St. Patrick’s Day – (US)

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St. David’s Day

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Leap Year – (Global)

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Valentine’s Day – (Global)

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Gaston Julia’s Birthday – (Global)

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Chinese New Year

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Spirit on Mars – (Global)

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Happy New Year – (Global)

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Happy Father’s Day – (Global)

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Bloomsday / James Joyce Day – (Ireland)

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Venus Transit

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Mother’s Day – (Global)

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Fi Se Labour

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St. George’s Day

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Ray Charles’ Birthday – (Global)

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Brazil National Day – (Brazil)

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Google’s 6th Birthday – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Closing Ceremony

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Volleyball – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Gymnastics – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Taekwondo – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Hurdles – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Synchronized Swimming – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Table Tennis – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Tennis – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Soccer – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Weight Lifting – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Fencing – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Archery – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Swimming – (Global)

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2004 Athens Olympic Games – Opening Ceremony – (Global)

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Euro Cup 2004

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Holiday Series 2004 (5 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2004 (4 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2004 (3 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2004 (2 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2004 (1 of 5) – (Global)

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Happy Thanksgiving – (US)

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Remembrance Day – (UK)

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Melbourne Cup – (Australia)

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US Elections – (US)

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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Canadian Thanksgiving – (Canada)

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SpaceShipOne wins the X Prize – (Global)

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2005

Vincent Van Gogh’s Birthday – (Global)

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World Water Day – (Global)

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Persian New Year

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St. Patrick’s Day – (US)

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Korean Independence Day – (Korea)

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Valentine’s Day

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Chinese New Year

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Australia Day – (Australia)

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Father’s Day

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday – (Global)

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Mother’s Day

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Teacher’s Day – (US)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Leonardo Da Vinci’s Birthday – (Global)

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National Library Week – (US)

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Google’s 7th Birthday – (Global)

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Mid-Autumn Day

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Mexico Independence Day – (Mexico)

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Korean Liberation Day – (Korea)

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Anniversary of Lunar Landing – (Global)

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Bastille Day – (France)

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Doodle 4 Google Competition: ‘Day of the child’ by Lisa Wainaina – (UK)

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Holiday Series 2005 (5 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2005 (4 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2005 (3 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2005 (2 of 5) – (Global)

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Holiday Series 2005 (1 of 5) – (Global)

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Melbourne Cup – (Australia)

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Hangul Proclamation Day – (Korea)

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2006

Percival Lowell’s Birthday – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Closing Ceremony – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Hockey – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Figure Skating – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Alpine Skiing – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Curling – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Freestyle – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Ski Jump – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Speedskating – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Luge – (Global)

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Ice Dancing

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2006 Torino Olympic Games – Snowboarding – (Global)

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Mozart’s Birthday – (Global)

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Louis Braille’s Birthday – (Global)

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Portugal National Day – (Portugal)

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World Cup 2006 – Global

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Italy day – (Italy)

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Dragon Boat Festival

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Birthday – (Global)

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Russian Victory Day – (Russia)

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St George’s Day – (UK)

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Rosh Hashana – (Israel)

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Brasil Independence Day – (Brazil)

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Edvard Munch’s Birthday – (Global)

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Doodle 4 Google Competition: ‘Five Wonders of Britain’ by Katherine Chisnall – (UK)

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Deutschland Reunification – (Germany)

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2007

Purim Festival – (Israel)

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Fat Thursday – (Poland)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Doodle 4 Google Competition: ‘This or This?’ by Claire Rammelkamp – (UK)

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Veteran’s Day – (US)

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Happy Halloween – (US)

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Luciano Pavarotti’s Birthday – (Global)

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2008

Parametron Computer 1 – (Japan)

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Béla Bartók’s Birthday – (Hungary)

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Fallas – (Spain)

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Alexander Graham Bell – (Global)

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Valentine’s Day – (Global)

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50th Anniversary of the LEGO Brick – (Global)

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Doodle 4 Google Competition: ‘My Australia’ by Janelle San Juan – (Australia)

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Happy New Year & 25 years of TCP/IP – (Global)

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Kawabata Yasunari’s Birthday – (Japan)

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Birthday – (UK)

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Diego Velázquez’s Birthday – (Global)

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Doodle 4 Google Competition: ‘Up in the Clouds’ by Grace Moon – (US)

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125th Birthday of Walter Gropius

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Invention of the First Laser – (Global)

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Anniversary of the first film projection – (Spain)

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St. George’s Day – (UK)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Antonio Meucci – (Italy)

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Japan’s Respect for the Aged Day – (Japan)

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Korean Thanksgiving – (Korea)

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Mid-Autumn Festival – (Vietnam)

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Large Hadron Collider – (Global)

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Teacher’s Day – (Poland)

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Richard Bowyer Smith’s Birthday – (Australia)

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Filopimin Finos – (Greece)

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50th Anniversary of Nasa – (US)

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Joachim Ringelnatz’s Birthday – (Germany)

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Kaii Higashiyama’s Birthday – (Japan)

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Turkish Oil Wrestling – (Turkey)

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Happy Holidays from Google 2008 – (Global)

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United Arab Emirates National Day – (United Arab Emirates)

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Portuguese Scientific Culture Day – (Portugal)

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René Magritte’s 110th Birthday, Courtesy of Succession René Magritte / ARS, NY – (Global)

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Morocco’s Independence Day – (Morocco)

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1000 Years of The Tale of Genji – (Japan)

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Happy Halloween! Doodle designed by Wes Craven – (US)

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Day of the Dead – (Mexico)

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50th Anniversary of Deltawerken – (Netherlands)

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50th Anniversary of the Fifth French Republic – (France)

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Thanksgiving Day – (US)

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2009

First Day of Spring – Design by Eric Carle

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Hinamatsuri – (Japan)

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National Artist of Thailand – (Thailand)

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Charles Darwin’s Birthday – (Global)

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day, by Shepard Fairey / Studio Number One – (US)

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Doodle 4 Google Mexico: Doodle by Ana Karen Villagomez – (Mexico)

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Johann Philipp Reis – (Germany)

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Seven Sleepers Day – (Germany)

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First day of Winter Southern Hemisphere – (Selected Countries)

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Father’s Day – (Selected Countries)

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Birthday of Igor Stravinsky – (Global)

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Alexander Pushkin’s Birthday – (Russia)

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150th anniversary of Yokohama Port Opening – (Japan)

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UEFA Champions League Finale – (Selected Countries)

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Jordan’s National Day – (Jordan)

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Mary Cassatt’s Birthday – (Global)

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Christin Engelberth! Doodle 4 Google National Winner – (US)

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Scientists unveil fossil of Darwinius masillae

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Alexander Popov’s Invention of the Radio – (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus)

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250th Anniversary of Kew Gardens – (UK)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Christiaan Huygens’ Birthday – (Netherlands)

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Mimar Sinan’s Birthday – (Turkey)

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Songkran Festival – (Thailand)

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Confucius’ Birthday – (Selected Countries)

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H.G. Wells’ Birthday – (Selected Countries)

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Oktoberfest – (Germany)

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Crop Circles – (Selected Countries)

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Ivan Kostoylevsky’s Birthday – (Ukraine)

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Doraemon – (Japan)

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Michael Jackson’s Birthday – (Selected Countries)

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Qi Xi – (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan)

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400th Anniversary of Galileo’s First Telescope – (Global)

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Hans Christian Ørsted – (Global)

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Perseid Meteor Shower – (Global)

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Ilya Repin’s Birthday – (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus)

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Comic-Con 2009 – Design and pencil Jim Lee, ink by Scott Williams, and color by Alex Sinclair, DC Comics – (US)

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40th Anniversary of the Moon Landing – (Selected Countries)

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Birthday of Pablo Neruda – (Selected Countries)

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Birthday of Nikola Tesla – (Global)

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Anniversary of the publication of Pinocchio – (Italy)

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Ramón Gómez de la Serna’s Birthday – (Spain)

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Happy Holidays from Google 2009 – (Global)

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Jan Evangelista Purkyne’s Birthday – (Czech Republic)

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Discovery of the Aztec Sun Stone – (Mexico)

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Doodle4Google: My Hero by Sophie Redford – (UK)

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Qian Xusen’s Birthday – (China)

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Nageeb Fahouz’s Birthday – (Egypt)

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St. Andrew’s Day – (UK)

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50th Anniversary of Sandmännchen – (Germany)

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Isamu Noguchi’s Birthday – (Japan)

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Loy Krathong – (Thailand)

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Happy Halloween! – (Selected Countries)

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Rampo Edogawa’s Birthday – (Japan)

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150 Years Since Multatuli – (Netherlands)

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Moon Viewing Day (Tsukimi) – (Japan)

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Korean Thanksgiving – (Korea)

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2010

Jan Amos Komensky’s 418th Birthday – (Czech Republic, Slovakia)

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First Transmission of Israeli TV – (Israel)

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Akira Kurosawa’s Birthday – (Selected Countries)

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Persian New Year – (Selected Countries)

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St. Patrick’s Day – (Selected Countries)

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Pi Day – (Selected Countries)

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Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente’s Birthday – (Spain)

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Holmenkollen Ski Festival – (Norway)

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Arbor Day – (China, Taiwan)

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Vasaloppet – (Sweden)

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Alessandro Manzon’s Birthday – (Italy)

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Vivaldi’s Birthday – (Global)

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Girl’s Day – (Japan)

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St. David’s Day – (UK)

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Holi Festival – (India)

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Winter Olympics – Closing Ceremony – (Global)

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Winter Olympics – Speed Skating – (Global)

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Napoleon Orda’s Birthday – (Belarus)

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Norman Rockwell’s Birthday – (Global)

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150th Anniversary of Anton Chekhov’s Birthday – (Russia)

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100th Anniversary of Django Reinhard’s Birthday – (France, Belgium)

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Istanbul, Capital of Culture – (Turkey)

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Celebration of Chinese Culture – (China)

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Sir Isaac Newton’s Birthday [Click the doodle] – (Global)

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Sweden´s National Day – (Sweden)

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Dennis Gabor´s 110th birthday – Holography support courtesy of the Departments of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics at Stanford University – (Global)

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John Harsányi’s Birthday – (Hungary)

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Isaac Albeniz´s 150th birthday – (Spain)

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Doodle 4 Google US Winner – Makenzie Melton’s ‘Rainforest Habitat – (US)

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Jordan’s National Day – (Jordan)

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Argentina’s Bicentennial Independence – (Argentina)

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PAC-MAN’s 30th Anniversary DoodlePAC-MANâ„¢ & ©1980 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. – (Global)

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150th Anniversary of Martin Kukucin’s Birthday – (Slovakia)

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Singapore Art Festival – (Singapore)

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Paraguay’s Independence Day – (Paraguay)

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150th Birthday of J.M. Barrie – (Selected Global)

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Mother’s Day – (US)

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170th Birthday of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky – (Global)

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Labour Day – (Selected Global)

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225th Birthday of Karl Drais – (Germany)

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ANZAC Day – (Australia)

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Hubble Space Telescope’s 20th Anniversary – (Global)

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National Sovereignty and Children’s Day – (Turkey)

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Earth Day – (Global)

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Israel’s Independence Day – (Israel)

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Karen Blixen’s Birthday – (Denmark)

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Italy’s Culture week – (Italy)

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Hans Christian Andersen’s 205th Birthday – (Global)

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April Fools! – (US)

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