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New Zealand General Elections 2011

On November 26, 2011 New Zealand held their general elections for parliamentary members. This is the 50th New Zealand Parliament to be elected. Google opted to display a Google Doodle in honor of the New Zealand General Elections 2011. Normally the election date is a firmly held secret, but this year the Prime Minister of …

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Teachers’ Day 2011 in Turkey

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Teachers’ Day 2011 in Turkey. The Doodle found on today’s Google page includes a cartoon of a chalkboard behind a teacher’s desk. On the desk are books, a globe and other items a teacher might use. There is also a cone of colorful flowers, presumably a gift from a grateful student. …

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Thanksgiving Day 2011

Google has rolled out a new Google doodle in order to celebrate the Thanks giving day of 2011. This great Google doodle logo has a customizable turkey in the front of the homepage of Google. Thanksgiving Day is a holiday celebrated in United States of America as a day of offering thanks to God, for …

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Lebanon Independence Day 2011

November 22nd Google celebrated Lebanon Independence Day 2011 by posting a Doodle in the country’s honor. The doodle features the Lebanese flag and fireworks in the background. Lebanese Independence Day celebrates the country’s freedom from France, which exercised control over the area for 23 years. Although Lebanon proclaimed its independence in 1941, France did not …

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Louis Daguerre’s 224th birthday

Today’s Google Doodle is in celebration of Louis Daguerre’s 224th birthday. Lois Daguerre was a French artist and physicist, most celebrated for the invention of the diorama and the daguerreotype, the first commercially successful method of photography. Born in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, Val-d’Oise, France, Daguerre apprenticed in architecture, theater design, and panoramic painting with Pierre Prevost. Daguerre …

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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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