Google Logo For Gilbert Baker, Designer Of The Rainbow Flag

Jun 2, 2017 • 7:29 am | comments (4) by | Filed Under

Google Doodle For Gilbert Baker

Today on the Google home page is a special Google logo, Doodle, for the the designer of the rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker. He was an American artist, gay rights activist who designed this flag in 1978. He was born on June 2, 1951 in Chanute, Kansas and died at the age of 65 on March 31, 2017 in New York City.

Here is the animated Doodle:

Gilbert Bakers 66th Birthday Google Doodle

You can learn a lot more about him over here.

Google didn't just redesign their logo, but when you click through, a lot of the search results page is in rainbow color. This normally happens on Pride Day but not for a Google Doodle day.

Here is a screen shot of the Google search results page for desktop:

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Here is the mobile version of the top:

Google Gilbert Baker Search Results Mobile

Google describes the inspiration and versions Google went through for this Doodle over here.

Forum discussion at Google+.

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