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Lola Mora’s 145th Birthday

Today Google’s Doodle was dedicated to Lola Mora, a Famous Argentinian sculptor. Lola Mora was born on 17th November on a lonely farm in Salta, Argentina. Her real name was Dolores Mora Vega. Though she came from humble beginnings, she was always fiery about feminism and women causes. She was also an inventor – though …

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Giò Pomodoro’s 81th Birthday

Google paid tribute to the late Gio Pomodoro with a ‘Doodle’ made on his honor to mark his 81th birthday. He was a renowned Italian sculptor, jeweller, printmaker, stage designer and the younger brother of Arnaldo Pomodoro. Born in 1930 in Orciano di Pesaro, he moved to Milan in the mid fifties where he had …

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Veterans Day 2011. Google Doodle Honors Troops

On Veterans Day, Google honored troops by changing the Google Doodle to an image of a yellow ribbon tied around an oak tree. It is common for Google to change the Doodle on holidays and days of remembrance, and this one was especially poignant for many people. The yellow ribbon has been symbolic of the …

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Hua Luogeng’s 101th Birthday

If you’re a mathematician, then you’ll love the Google Doodle for the 12th day of November because it’s Hua Luogeng’s 101th birthday. This famed Chinese scholar was born in 1910 in China’s Jiangsu Province. He died of a heart attack on June 12, 1985 after finishing an hour-long lecture at the University of Tokyo. During …

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Marie Curie’s 144th Birthday

Madame Curie (Sklodowska) was born in Poland on 7th November 1867. She became very famous as she is the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences – Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911. We have her to thank for developing radiotherapy, which is now commonly used in the treatment of …

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