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Diego Rivera’s 125th Birthday

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the renowned Mexican painter Diego Rivera’s 125th birthday. The doodle is a colorful yet almost real depiction of a mural, representing a piece of Mexico. Born into a wealthy family in Guanajuato in 1886, he belonged to a family of Spanish nobles. At a young age of 10, Rivera studied art …

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Finland’s Independence Day 2011

Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to the 94th Finland’s Independence Day 2011 celebrations. This, being the first time Google has a Doodle dedicated to the Finnish Republic, the logo, painstakingly designed by Sophia Foster-Dimino, will be exclusively visible only to Finland Web browsers. The quest for the Finnish Independence began in early 1240 AD against …

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Thailand’s National Day 2011

As the Thai Consul General Chalee Sakolvari started off the nation wide celebrations of Thailand’s National Day on the fifth of December at the Park Hyatt, Google gave cause for more celebration as they designed a doodle in honor of the grand occasion. Widely heralded as the ‘Land of White Elephants’, Thailand is recently experiencing …

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Nino Rota’s 100th Birthday

Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to the renowned Italian composer, Nino Rota’s 100th birthday. The doodle is neither interactive not animated. It however, depicts a smiling and peaceful Nino Rota, clad in a suit, playing the piano with a single spotlight on him. Born in a musical family in Milan on December 3, 1911, Nino …

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National Day of Romania 2011

The first day in the last month of every calendar year bears huge significance for every Romanian citizen as it marks the Romanian National Day, that is also celebrated as the ‘Great Union Day’. Though the very mention of ‘Romania’ is bound to trigger scary memories of Dracula and Bran Castle, it is also widely …

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