Tag Archives: Freedom Day

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: Happy 95th Birthday. Many Happy Returns.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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Anura Guruge


Related Posts:
>> As we wait … read ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ … — June 24, 2013.
>> South Africa going the extra mile for Nelson — June 18, 2013.


c. 1937 aged ~19.

July 18, 1918
Mvezo, South Africa

95 Years Old!

Happy Birthday Madiba.




My two favorite South Africans. Both genuine greats.


Google Doodle from April 27, 2013, for South African "Freedom Day" when Nelson Mandela became the first black president. Click to access from Google Doodle archives.

Google Doodle from April 27, 2013, for South African “Freedom Day” when Nelson Mandela became the first black president. Click to access from Google Doodle archives.

Labor Day 2013 Google Doodle For Many Non-US Countries + A Few Other Cute Country-Specific Doodles

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Anura Guruge


Last ‘Recent Non-U.S. Doodles’ post:
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Recent, non-U.S. Google Doodles …  — Apr. 29, 2013.

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You can see the list of countries that got to see it on May 1, 2013, 'Labor Day'. Sri Lanka is included. Click to access at the Google Doodle archive.

You can see the list of countries that got to see it on May 1, 2013, ‘Labor Day’. Sri Lanka is included. Click to access at the Google Doodle archive.


4 new Doodles since the April 27, 2013 one for South African Freedom Day that we talked about in the last post. Click to access.

4 new Doodles since the April 27, 2013 one for South African Freedom Day that we talked about in the last post. Click to access.


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More Recent, Non-U.S. April 2013 Google Doodles — Including A Pleasingly Artistic One For St. George’s Day & An Eye Catching One For South Africa.

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Last ‘Recent Non-U.S. Doodles’ post:
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Recent, non-U.S. Google Doodles …  — Apr. 18, 2013.

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Not sure why St. George is portrayed with a noticeable grimace. Are they trying to take the mickey? St. George is normally shown calm and composed as he does battle. Click to access the Doodle in Google’s archive.


Click to access Doodle and Google’s explanation of it.


Click to access Google's Doodle archive.

Click to access Google’s Doodle archive.



Typical depiction of St. George, this one by the incomparable Italian Renaissance Master, Raphael, now at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.