Happy Birthday Google: Does Google’s Birthday Fall On September 27?
Today’s Google Doodle is dedicated to Google’s 21st birthday. Founded by Sergey Brin and Lawrence (Larry) Page on September 1998, Google has travelled a long way from being the first search engine working from a dormitory to the largest search engine working from across the globe. Today it works in over 100 languages and answers trillions of search queries every year.
What is the exact date of Google’s birthday?
27 September isn’t the official birth date of Google because it was celebrating its birthday on September 7 until 2005. Later it shifted its birth date to September 8 and then to September 26. Finally, Google started celebrating its birthday on September 27. Reasons for Google changing its birth date isn’t known. Following its trend, Google decided to launch a Doodle to celebrate its birthday.
Why it is called Google?
Google is googol that is a mathematical term that stands for 10 raised to the power of 100. The founders Brin and Page choose Google because googol fits well with their goal of making the largest search engine. Here it is necessary to mention that googol means 10100.
What is Google’s 21st birthday Doodle?
It’s a printout of a throwback computer with Google search screen. The CPU and wired keyboard and mouse are also visible on the printout. Also, the date of the printout ’98 2 27 printed on the right-hand corner of the page. Old design of the computer and its peripherals show the era of 90’s and the birth of Google.