You know when the clever clogs at Google get creative with the logo that sits above their search area? It's known as a Google Doodle, and we're sad enough to find it kind of exciting! Here's 23 Google Doodles we loved, and the events they were marking.


1. 90th anniversary of the first TV demo

1st TV demo 90th anniv


2. 101st anniversary of traffic signals

101st anniv traffic signals


3. 150th anniversary of the Tube



4. 2015 US Open

2015 US Open


5. 245th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth

Beethoven 245 year


6. 156th anniversary of Emmeline Pankhurst’s birth

emmeline pankhurst 156th


7. 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision song contest 2015


8. Google’s 16th birthday

google's 16th


9. 70th La Tomatina tomato-throwing festival

La Tomatina 70th


10. 45th anniversary of discovery of Lucy, the 3.2-million-year-old hominid

Lucy discovery 45th


11. 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta

Magna Carta 800th anniv


12. Mother’s Day 2015

Mother's Day 2015


13. New Year’s Day 2015

New Year's Day 2015


14. 30th anniversary of Pacman

Pacman 30th anniv


15. Paddington bear’s 50th birthday



16. The Queen’s visit to Google’s London HQ

Queen visits google london


17. 60th anniversary of London’s Routemaster buses

routemaster's 60th


18. St Patrick’s Day 2015

St Patricks Day 2015


19. Toulouse Lautrec’s 150th birthday

Toulouse Lautrec 150th bday


20. UK General Election 2015

UK election 2015


21. Valentine’s Day 2015

Valentine's Day 2015


22. Wallace & Gromit’s 20th anniversary

W&G's 20th


23. 2104 football World Cup

World Cup 2014