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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