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  • Google Honors Tolstoy's Masterpieces On His Birthday

    Google Doodle celebrates Leo Tolstoy's 186th birthday with an illustrated slideshow of his greatest works. The Russian writer's works include "War and Peace," "Anna Karenina" and "The Death of Ivan Ilyich."
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  • Google Doodle Celebrates Thanksgiving

    Google goes to the woods to celebrate Thanksgiving in today's Google Doodle
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  • Google Doodle Celebrates "The Human Computer"

    The Google Doodle for Nov. 4, 2013 pays homage to Shakuntala Devi, also known as "the human computer."
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  • Google Doodle Celebrates Halloween

    Happy Halloween! Google keeps it classic with its latest Google doodle.
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  • Google Celebrates the First Parachute Jump

    On Oct. 28, 2013 Google celebrated what would have been the 116th birthday of Edith Head. Head, who designed costumes for Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday and Sabrina, holds the record for most Oscar wins by an individual woman.
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  • Google Celebrates the 216th Anniversary of the First Parachute Jump

    Google's "doodle" for the 216th anniversary of the first parachute jump includes a playable parachuting minigame.
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  • Google Celebrates 15th Birthday with Piñata Doodle

    Google celebrated its 15th birthday with a piñata on its homepage. Sadly, you don't get real candy if you win.
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  • Google Doodle Game Remembers Roswell UFO

    Google celebrated what would have been the 151st birthday of French composer Claude Debussy with an animated and musical Doodle. Hit play and watch cars drive slowly in Paris as Debussy's "Clair de Lune" plays quietly in the background.
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  • Google Doodle Honors Fathers

    Google celebrated the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident with an interactive Google Doodle on July 8, 2013. Casting the player as a Roswell alien recovering the missing parts of its flying saucer, you can explore a farm in Roswell, feed chickens, and grow a magic bean stalk in the game.
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  • Google Doodle Celebrates Father's Day

    Google celebrates Father's Day 2013 with this interactive doodle. The doodle shows the different roles a father plays in life.
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  • Google Doodle: Doodle 4 Google

    Maurice Sendak, along with his wild things, the bakers, the boy and other characters were honored in Google's doodle today on what would have been his 85th birthday.
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  • Doodle 4 Google

    A teenager won the 'Doodle 4 Google' contest. Her illustration shows a solider reuniting with his daughter.
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  • Google Celebrates Earth Day

    Google celebrated Earth Day with an animated Doodle. The clickable animation cycles through the seasons, showing the change based on the location of the sun and moon.
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  • Google Doodles Cesar Chavez

    Google's doodle honors Latino labor leader Cesar Chavez. Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 and died on April 23, 1993. He co-founded the National Farm Workers Association along with Dolores Huerta. The association would later become the United Farm Workers union. Cesar Chavez Day is celebrated on March 31 in California, Colorado and Texas.
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  • Google Celebrates Mary Leaky

    On Feb. 14, 2013 Google celebrated Valentine's Day and the 154th birthday of George Ferris, the inventor of the Ferris wheel. When you clicked the heart button on the animated Google app, two animals in love appeared.
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  • Google Honors MLK

    Google celebrated what would have been Mary Leaky's 100th birthday on Feb. 6, 2013. Leaky, who was a British archaeologist and anthropologist, is shown in the Doodle uncovering 3.5 million-year-old fossilized hominid footprints -- the "The Laetoli Footprints" -- in Tanzania.
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  • Google Doodle: A Zamboni Machine

    On Jan. 21, 2013, Google celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a new doodle. President Obama's second public inauguration was held on the same day.
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  • Google Doodle: Zamboni machine

    You've probably seen a Zamboni machine resurfacing the ice at a skating rink. To mark the 112th birthday of its inventor, Frank Zamboni, the Google doodle was a user-controlled Zamboni machine. Did you manage to clean the ice?
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  • Google Doodle: Ada Lovelace

    On Dec. 20, 2012 Google celebrated the 200th anniversary of Grimm's Fairy Tales with an interactive doodle that told the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
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  • Google Doodle: Ada Lovelace

    Google celebrated Ada Lovelace's 197th birthday with a colorful doodle on Dec. 10, 2012. In 1843, Lovelace worked with Charles Babbage on his Analytical Engine, a mechanical calculation machine that led to modern computers. She is credited with being one of the first computer programmers.
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  • Google Doodle: Thanksgiving 2012

    Google's 2012 Thanksgiving Doodle wasn't as interactive as the one for Thanksgiving Day 2011, but it does include a Google balloon.
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  • Google Doodle: Veteran's Day

    Google honors veterans on Veterans Day with this doodle on Nov. 11, 2012. President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill in 1954 that proclaimed Nov. 11 as Veterans Day.
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  • Google Doodle: Bram Stoker

    The dark tone of this Google homepage Nov. 8, 2012, pays tribute to "Dracula" author Bram Stoker on what would have been his 165th birthday.
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  • Google Doodle: 'Bob Ross'

    To commemorate what would have been the 70th birthday of artist and TV host Bob Ross, Google posted an image of Ross painting the Google logo with a landscape in the background. Ross died in 1995 at the age of 53.
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  • Google Doodle

    To commemorate the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay's "Little Nemo in Slumberland" comic on Oct. 14, 2012, Google posted an animated doodle on its homepage that traces Nemo through a bedtime adventure. People could click on the doodle to see more layers of Nemo's dream.
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  • Google Doodle: Niels Bohr's 127th birthday

    To mark the 127th birthday of Niels Bohr, Google posted a doodle on its homepage in honor of his contributions to science with the Bohr atomic model on Oct. 7, 2012.
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  • Google Doodle: Star Trek

    The Googlers, as employees call themselves, celebrated the company's birthday in September with a virtual cake. Users could watch the Google doodle for a minute and the animated cake would be "eaten."
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  • Google Doodle: Star Trek

    Google Doodle did "Star Trek" with an interactive homepage graphic. The first TV episode aired on Sept. 8, 1966.
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  • Google Doodle: Father's Day

    Google celebrates Father's Day.
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  • Google Doodle: Mother's Day

    Google celebrates Mother's Day with a warm animated graphic on its homepage.
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  • Google Doodle: Robert Doisneau

    French photographer Robert Doisneau was honored with a Google Doodle on April 14, 2012 -- marking what would have been his 100th birthday. The doodle featured a collage of his famous photos from the 1950s.
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  • Google Doodle: Happy Holidays

    For Valentine's Day, Google created an animated love story, set to the tune of Tony Bennett's "Cold, Cold Heart."
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  • Google Doodle: Holiday Turkey

    Google celebrated the winter holidays with an interactive musical doodle. "Working with our doodlers, we had the bright idea to string lights along the Google homepage (and, because we can, added some interactive features)," Google said.
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  • Google Doodle: Thanksgiving Day

    Google's Thanksgiving doodle in 2011 was, naturally, a turkey, but you could click on the feathers, wings or head to customize it.
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  • Google Doodle: Gumby Creator

    For Veterans Day, the Google Doodle is a watercolor by Mike Dutton, a staff member whose father was a Vietnam veteran. Google started a program called <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/veterans-day-google-doodle-honors-service-members-google/story?id=14928140#.Tr0wm2PcV8E" target="external">Google for Veterans and Families; click <b>HERE</b> for information</a>.
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  • Google Doodle: Gumby Creator Art Clokey's 90th Birthday

    The Google homepage honored the late Gumby creator Art Clokey on Oct. 12, 2011, which would have been his 90th birthday.
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  • Google Doodle: Freddie Mercury

    Google celebrated Queen icon Freddie Mercury's 65th birthday with an animation video of their 1978 hit "Don't Stop Me Now." Mercury died after a battle with HIV in 1991 at 45.
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  • Royal Wedding Google Doodle for Will and Kate

    To recognize the birthday of the late American dancer and choreographer Martha Graham, Google's homepage image May 11, 2011, featured a special animation: five dancing figures who spelled out "Google" with their movements.
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  • Google Honors 50th Anniversary of First Man in Space

    To mark the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's first manned space flight, Google dedicated its homepage, on April 12, 2011, to an interactive logo showing an astronaut looking into space as a shuttle blasts off from Earth. Gagarin, the first person in space, flew the Soviet Vostok 1 on a single orbit of Earth on April 12, 1961.
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  • Google Doodle Celebrates the 137th birthday of Harry Houdini

    Harry Houdini, the magician known for his epic escape acts, was honored on his birthday with a logo made to look like the vintage posters used to promote Houdini's shows. Houdini was born on March 24, 1874, and lived until 1926.
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    To recognize jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie, Google decorated its homepage with a colorful doodle of him playing his trumpet. He was born in 1917 in Cheraw, S.C. and lived until 1993.
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    In honor of what would have been the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's 103rd birthday, Google's homepage showed her in a doodle that reflected her own style. Kahlo died in 1954, but continued to receive recognition posthumously. In 2001, she became the first Hispanic woman to be honored with a U.S. postage stamp.
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