Google celebrates 19th birthday with 19 games from Doodles past

Google celebrates 19th birthday with 19 games from Doodles past

Google celebrates 19th birthday with 19 games from Doodles past

From booking flights, to communication on social media, the role of the world's biggest search engine is undeniable and its founding almost two decades ago is being marked by Google's latest Doodle.

However, you could say that there are several Google "birthdays", such as the time when Google.com was registered, which was 15 September 1997.

Upon clicking today's Doodle, Google will take you to a surprise world where you can explore 10 games. The spinner has games from the past 19 years such as musical puzzle game celebrating Beethoven's 245th birthday, or Magic Cat Academy Halloween game from 2016.

Google, your go to place for anything under the sun, claims to have turned 19 this year.

What good is a birthday without fun and games? And guess what, it includes a version of the popular classic game, Snake.

Google is known for commemorating historical events, birthdays of famous personalities with a doodle. The search giant has turned 19 and the grand celebrations are quite evident in the doodle.

Google transformed the way most of us get our information with a search engine that enables us to find citizen-created media content alongside the work of professionals.

The reason Google is celebrating surprises is because it believes the search engine came into being because of a chance encounter between its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. By searching this a wheel will appear and one can give a try by spinning the wheel. On 4 September 1998, was the day Google filed for incorporation, allowing a $100,000 cheque to be deposited.

The spinning wheel occupying the most famous website on the planet serves up one of 19 different surprises when you click on it. You can then play the game that was in store for you.

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