Google's 2011 Martin Luther King Doodle

Jan 17, 2011 - 8:02 am 3 by
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Today is the day the United States commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday. Two days ago, January 15th, was his 82nd birthday. Martin Luther King, Jr. died on April 4, 1968 and I am sure everyone knows about his life. If for some reason you have not, please read his Wikipedia page.

Today, on Google.com there is a special logo for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Martin Luther King, Jr Google Logo 2011

Clicking on the logo takes you to a set of search results for [Martin Luther King, Jr.].

Google is not the only place you can find a special logo for MLK. You can also see them on Yahoo, Bing and Dogpile:

Yahoo (animated):

Yahoo (static):

Yahoo MLK Day

Bing:

Bing MLK Day

Dogpile:

Martin Luther King Day Logo '09 Dogpile

You can see the past logos for MLK day used in 2010, 2009 and 2008.

Forum discussion at Google Web Search Help and Google Blogoscoped Forums.

 

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