St David's Day Google UK Doodle

Mar 1, 2011 • 8:04 am | comments (3) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Engine Photo Of The Day
 

St David's Day Google UK Logo

If you visit Google UK today, you will see a special logo for St David's Day.

St David's Day is celebrated on March 1st in the U.K. It is a day the feast day of Saint David and is the day St David died in 589. In the 18th century, the Welsh declared it a national day.

In 2000, the National Assembly for Wales made it a public holiday.

In fact, 87% of people in Wales wanted it to be a bank holiday but British Prime Minister, Tony Blair rejected it.

For more information about Saint David's Day, see Wikipedia.

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Comments:

abc

03/01/2011 01:52 pm

The people of Wales are called the Welsh, not the 'Wales',

Ikedi C Ani-okoye

03/03/2011 09:39 pm

Feast day celebrations are an intergral part of worshipping God, it seems like today, they have substituted for the traditions, which is some thing the Messiah Mark 7:8 and Paul Colossians 2:8 warned us not to do peace.

MaMa LeIn

03/01/2014 04:33 pm

Happy St. David's Day! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGxmNiRoco4

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