Kanō Jigorō: Google slideshow Doodle celebrates Japanese ‘Father of Judo’ and Martial artist’s 161st birthday

Google slideshow Doodle celebrates the 161st birthday of Japanese Martial artist, educator, athlete, and the founder of Judo ‘Kanō Jigorō’ (嘉納治五郎), on October 28, 2021. Who was Kanō Jigorō (嘉納治五郎)? Kanō Jigorō (嘉納 治五郎) was born to a sake-brewing family in the town of Mikage, Japan (presently within Higashinada-ku, Kobe) on 10 December 1860 (the… Continue reading Kanō Jigorō: Google slideshow Doodle celebrates Japanese ‘Father of Judo’ and Martial artist’s 161st birthday

Interesting Facts about Cartoonist Jackie Ormes

Search Engine giant Google honors the first African-American Black woman cartoonist and activist Jackie Ormes with an animated slideshow doodle on September 1, 2020. On this day in 1945, Jackie Ormes’ historic single panel “Patty-Jo ‘n’ Ginger” showed up in the Pittsburgh Courier, familiarizing the world with the smart and fashionable Ginger and her insightful… Continue reading Interesting Facts about Cartoonist Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes: Google Doodle celebrates the first African-American woman cartoonist and activist

Google celebrates the first African-American woman cartoonist and activist Jackie Ormes with an animated slideshow doodle on September 1, 2020. Who was Jackie Ormes? Jackie Ormes was born Zelda Mavin Jackson on August 1, 1911, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was known as the first and only Black female newspaper cartoonist of her time in the… Continue reading Jackie Ormes: Google Doodle celebrates the first African-American woman cartoonist and activist

Interesting Facts About French Writer Alexandre Dumas

French writer Alexandre Dumas is being celebrated in a Google Doodle on August 28, 2020. To commemorate the anniversary of the publication of the first installment of The Count of Monte Cristo (Le Comte de Monte Cristo), Google will incorporate a visual representation of the novel’s story within the animated slideshow Doodle artwork. Here’s a… Continue reading Interesting Facts About French Writer Alexandre Dumas