Interesting Facts about Kanō Jigorō, the Father of Judo Martial Arts

Search engine giant Google celebrates the 161st birthday of a Japanese educator, athlete, and founder of Judo “Father of Judo” Kanō Jigorō (嘉納治五郎). Judo was the first Japanese martial art to acquire widespread international recognition and the first to become an official Olympic game. Here is a look at the life and work of Kanō… Continue reading Interesting Facts about Kanō Jigorō, the Father of Judo Martial Arts

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 an American writer Audre Lorde

Search engine giant Google illustrated by Los Angeles-based guest artist Monica Ahanonu—celebrates Audre Lorde’s 87th Birthday—in honor of U.S. Black History Month—with a slideshow Doodle on Feb 18th, 2021. She was an American writer, feminist, librarian, and civil rights activist known as a key figure of the Black and LGBTQ+ cultural movements of the 20th… Continue reading Interesting Facts about an American writer Audre Lorde

Google slideshow Doodle celebrates American civil rights activist and feminist Audre Lorde’s 87th birthday

Google slideshow Doodle celebrates the 87th birthday of an internationally-acclaimed American writer, feminist, librarian, and civil rights activist Audre Lorde, a key figure of the Black and LGBTQ+ cultural movements of the 20th century, in honor of U.S. Black History Month on February 18, 2021. Who was Audre Lorde? Born as Audrey Geraldine Lorde on… Continue reading Google slideshow Doodle celebrates American civil rights activist and feminist Audre Lorde’s 87th birthday

Martín Chambi: Google celebrates the first major indigenous Latin American photographer’s 129th birthday with slideshow Doodle

Google slideshow Doodle celebrates the 129th birthday of Peruvian photographer Martín Chambi, one of the first major indigenous Latin American photographers, on November 5, 2020. Who was Martín Chambi? Martín Jerónimo Chambi Jiménez was born on November 5, 1891, into an Indigenous Quechua-speaking laborer family in the town of Coaza in the southern Peruvian Andes,… Continue reading Martín Chambi: Google celebrates the first major indigenous Latin American photographer’s 129th birthday with slideshow Doodle

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

Alexandre Dumas: Google celebrates French writer with Doodle slideshow

Google Doodle slideshow celebrates French writer Alexandre Dumas, otherwise called Alexandre Dumas père (where père is French for ‘father’), on August 28, 2020. Who was Alexandre Dumas Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (later known as Alexandre Dumas) was born on 24 July 1802 in Villers-Cotterêts in the department of Aisne, in Picardy, First French Republic,… Continue reading Alexandre Dumas: Google celebrates French writer with Doodle slideshow

Google celebrates World Heritage Site ‘Galápagos Islands’ with slideshow Doodle

Google celebrates UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Galápagos Islands’ of Ecuador with slideshow Doodle on 31 May 2020. Islands are known for their enormous number of endemic species and were studied by Charles Darwin during the second journey of HMS Beagle during the 1830s. His observations and collections added to the beginning of Darwin’s theory of… Continue reading Google celebrates World Heritage Site ‘Galápagos Islands’ with slideshow Doodle