What was the first Google Doodle dedicated to?

  • Fathers Day
  • The Burning Man correct

    In 1998, before the company was even incorporated, the concept of the doodle was born when Google founders Larry and Sergey played with the corporate logo to indicate their attendance at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert. They placed a stick figure drawing behind the 2nd "o" in the word, Google, and the revised logo was intended as a comical message to Google users that the founders were "out of office.". While the first doodle was relatively simple, the idea of decorating the company logo to celebrate notable events was born.

  • St. Patrick's Day
  • Halloween
  • ON A DAY
    LIKE TODAY
    04/28
  • Fact of the day

    Heath Ledger posthumously won a total of 32 Best Supporting Actor awards for his work in Dark Knight.
  • This day in 1788

    Maryland becomes the 7th state to ratify the U.S. constitution
  • FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

    • James Monroe

      Monroe Hall, Virginia
    • Oskar Schindler

      Zwittau, Austria-Hungary
    • Harper Lee

      Monroeville, Alabama
    • Penélope Cruz

      43 years old | Madrid, Spain