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Dennis Gabor’s 110th birthday

6. June 2010

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Tweet Dennis Gabor (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and inventor, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Italian Republic Day – 2010

2. June 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Italy The Festa della Repubblica is celebrated on the second day of June, and it commemorates the institutional referendum of 1946 when the Italian population was called to decide what form of government (monarchy or republic) to give to the country after World War II and the fall of Fascism. After 85 years of monarchy, with 12,717,923 […]

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International Children’s Day 2010

1. June 2010

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Tweet The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. It is not clear as to why June 1 was chosen as the International Children’s Day: one theory has it that the Chinese consul-general in San Francisco (USA) gathered a number of Chinese […]

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Memorial Day 2010

31. May 2010

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Tweet In honor of the soldiers who have given their lives for U.S. Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May (May 31 in 2010). Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. soldiers who died while in the military service. First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War (it is […]

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Children’s Day – Hungary – 2010

30. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Hungary In 1931, Children’s day started although then it was called Children’s Week, but since 1950 it has only been a day, the last Sunday in May.

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Mother’s Day 2010

30. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google France, Sweden and Dominican Republic.

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Isaac Albeniz’s 150th birthday

29. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Spain Isaac Albéniz y Pascual (Spanish pronunciation: [iˈsak alˈβeniθ]) (29 May 1860, Camprodon – 18 May 1909, Cambo-les-Bains ) was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms (many of which have been transcribed by others for guitar).

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John Harsányi’s Birthday 2010

29. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Hungary

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Milutin Milankovich’s Birthday 2010

28. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Serbia and Google Croatia

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The 2010 Doodle 4 Google winner: Makenzie Melton’s Rainforest Habitat

27. May 2010

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Tweet Congratulations to Makenzie Melton, a third grader at El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. Her winning design, entitled “Rainforest Habitat,” expressed her concern that “the rainforest is in danger and it is not fair to the plants and animals.” Makenzie’s design triumphed over more than 33,000 student submissions from all […]

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Children’s Day – Nigeria – 2010

27. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Nigeria

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Argentina Independence Day 2010

25. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Argentina On May 25, 2010 Argentina celebrated the 200th anniversary of the revolution that opened the way to Independence.

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Jordan Independence Day 2010

25. May 2010

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Tweet Appeared on Google Jordan

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Mother’s Day in Poland 2010

25. May 2010

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Tweet Dzień Matki – Mother’s Day Appeared on Google Poland

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Google celebrates Pac-Man 30th Anniversary

21. May 2010

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Tweet For the weekend of May 21–23, 2010, Google changed the Google logo on its homepage to a fully playable version of the game to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the game’s release.

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