• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Happy birthday, Google


While holidays celebrate all sorts of special occasions, famous people, important inventions,delicious food and refreshing beverages, today’s special day celebrates a product that has impacted the lives of people around the world. September 27 is Google’s big birthday and you’re invited to the party!

In the 1990s, Stanford grad students Larry Page and Sergey Brin created a search engine, originally called BackRub, that would not only impact the Internet but went on to become the number one search engine in the world.

In the 1990s, Stanford grad students Larry Page and Sergey Brin created a search engine, originally called BackRub, that would not only impact the Internet but went on to become the number one search engine in the world.

Oodles of Google Doodles

Google’s famous Doodles have been brightening up its homepage for years, honoring all sorts of special occasions, events, anniversaries, births and deaths. While the first Doodles were pretty plain and simple, today’s Doodles are creative masterpieces created by a team of engineers and uber-talented doodlers. There have been oodles of Doodles over the years. In fact, more than 1,000 Doodles have graced the search engine’s homepage.

One of the best Google Doodle's honored the 30th anniversary of one of the most beloved arcade games – Pac-Man. Users could play an actual game of Pac-Man, with sound and all, by visiting Google’s homepage! Be sure to check it out - you can still play!

Happy birthday, Google!

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