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February 21, 2008

Not a political rally

devadutta @ 10:42 am, GMT +0000 ( 1203590569 ) Play

Something happened to 1 for the first time in 1999 when the event 2 took place somewhere in the US. What?

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Ye gods! Google gathers all geeks. Cracked by: udupendra , jayanth , duriel , A Nony Mouse , madhur , nishansolo , shenoyvarun86 , Atul Mathew , sidsen , Ganesh Prasad , Vinod P.V , Tathagata Chatterjee , Ramsaravana , teju , yaksha , shivathilak , bobo , Arun Warrier , Sujoy , Dibyo , varuns88 , shashank , Anon, Keerthi Kiran M and Shreyas.


The first Google doodle was put up when the Burning Man festival took place in 1999. Google founders put it up to say that hey were going off to the event and will not be available for support if their servers go down :)

26 Responses to “Not a political rally”

  1. udupendra

    Google Doodles, Burning Man festival – too too easy.

  2. Burning Man festival.. first google doodle tribute

  3. duriel

    The event is the Burning Man Festival.
    I think google started putting up customised google Festival Logos since then.

  4. A Nony Mouse

    Google changed it’s logo for the first time to tell people that Larry and Sergey would not be able to take support calls since they were going to be away at Burning Man in the Nevada desert

  5. madhur

    The first Google Doodle was a reference to the Burning Man Festival of 1999. Google started customizing its logos from then.

    2. Burning Man Event that takes place in Black Rock City in the Black Rock Desert in the state of Nevada U.S.

    Satellite image of Black Rock City showing the C or semicircle pattern. And Iconic representation of Man

  6. nishansolo

    Google Doodle. The Burning Man festival.

  7. W00t!!
    1-The first Google Doodle was designed when Brin and Page left for the Burning Man festival
    2-Burning man festival in Black Rock City(the second pic probably is the satellite image of the city,3rd being the representation of a man generally in art forms)
    Double W00t!!!

  8. Atul Mathew

    Burning Man Festival which inspired the first ever Google Doodle.

  9. sidsen

    burning man google doodle

  10. Ganesh Prasad

    Burning Man – an event to mark the spontaneous act of radical self-expression.

    2.The event is named after its Saturday night ritual, the burning of a wooden effigy.
    Black Rock City is the name of the temporary city created by Burning Man participants.
    The second one is the satellite image of Black Rock City showing the familiar “C” or semicircle pattern.

    A neon-tubed Man, from the festival, 1999 Black Rock City,is the name of the temporary urban phenomenon created by Burning Man.

  11. Vinod P.V

    The first google doodle – 1999, reference to burning man festival. the first doodle designed by Larry & Sergey, to notify users of their absence…

  12. Tathagata Chatterjee

    1) Google logo
    2) The Burning Man festival, held at Black Rock City,USA every year, since 1986.

    1) was changed to a doodle for the first time in 1999. The first Google Doodle was a reference to the Burning Man Festival of 1999. The doodle was designed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin to notify users of their absence ( they were busy attending the festival) in case the servers crashed.Thats how the tradition of Google Doodles started.

    Tathagata Chatterjee

  13. Ramsaravana

    Google created the special logo thingie during the BURNINNG MAN festival.
    The first special logo was supposed indicate that the google guys were away attending the burning man festival

  14. teju

    The first Google Doodle(1) was a reference to the Burning Man Festival(2) of 1999.

  15. yaksha

    Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the creators of the Google search engine, were regular attendees of the event. The first Google Doodle showed Burning Man.

    Black Rock City, Black Rock Desert in the U.S. state of Nevada,

  16. shivathilak


    The first google doodle for the burning man festival in 1999…

  17. google doodles – first was of the burning man festival

  18. Arun Warrier

    the first google doodle appeared when burning man festival took place…

  19. Holiday Logo.


  20. Dibyo

    The first ‘Google Doodle’ was a reference to the Burning Man festival

  21. duriel

    I believe these logos are sometimes referred to as Google Doodles… so be it.

  22. varuns88

    The first Google Doodle showed the Burning Man..

    The first image in 2 shows the burning man event..
    The satelite image is that of Black Pock City in Nevada, where d burning man event is held..
    The last image is d iconic representation of the burning man..

  23. 2 – The burning man festival

    The first google doodle appeared during the burning man festival of 1999 when Larry & Sergey put the stick figure in the google logo.

    2.b – Satellite image of Black Rock City

  24. Anonymous

    Google doodle
    Burning man festival

  25. Keerthi Kiran M

    Google Doodles were started in 1999
    when Larry and Sergey attended the Burning Man festival

  26. Shreyas

    Google had its first doodle after the Burning Man festival.

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