Happy Birthday Google!


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Today, 27th September, a search engine was born. The creators Sergey Brin and Larry Page named it Google, now 13 years of age. Google was named after a Googol, the name of the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. They found the term in the book Mathematics and the Imagination by Edward Kasner. This name was chosen to represent the vast amount of information that the search engine would store. Here are some interesting facts about Google you might have not known !

Sergey Brin and Larry Page
Sergey Brin and Larry Page
Google Birthday Doodle

 Larry Page and Sergry Brin first came up with the name Backrub which was then replaced by Google

 On 15th September 1997, Google.com was officially registered as a domain.

 The first logo was designed in a GIMP software by Sergey Brin. He added a ‘!’ symbol as he was inspired by Yahoo!

 The first Doodle

 Craig Silverstein- First Employee

  Andy Bechtolsheim – First Investor. He wrote a check worth $100000, which I am pretty sure is now worth a million dollar or more.

 Google’s First Homepage – November 1998

 Ruth Kedar, an artist and designer, designed the official logo.

 On 13th January 2003, members of American Dialect Society vote Google being the most useful word in year

 Now currently in the process of World Domination.


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  3. Pete says

    I love google doodles 😀

    this one was cute too, happy birthday googlee!!

    informative post! 🙂 like the google back in 98 picture, lol

  4. Daniel Wood says

    very interesting post. Haven't heard before about most of the facts. Google is proving its name and have dominated the search world.

    1. Mushfique says

      Thanks for stopping by Daniel! 🙂 Google sure is dominating!

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