"My biggest obsession is to show Africans and the world who the people of Africa really are," Masekela once said.
British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee was speaking as the web turned 30. His work was memorialized in pixelated form in today's Google Doodle.
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge was a German chemist who made a number of important discoveries, not least the isolation of caffeine in coffee.
The festival commemorates the beginning of the year of the pig.
Today's Google Doodle features a winter-themed animation.
Klee was one of the foremost artists of the 20th century.
"They are the most outstanding feature in my life," Dr. Fe del Mundo said of the many children she helped during her lifelong career as a pediatrician.
Google is today celebrating scientists' attempt to communicate with intelligent life that may be lurking beyond our planet.
She overcame the odds to prosper in a mostly male domain.
Amanda Crowe was a prolific Native American artist known for her expressive animal figures.
Wong was an accomplished Disney animator and artist who worked on many famous movies including Bambi.
Harry Potter, Hurricane Irma and the iPhone all made the list.
The new Google Doodle is focused on global searches spanning the last two decades.
The stop-motion video celebrated the first filming of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."
Baillie was a leading playwright and poet of her day.
She helped put man on the moon.
She was a contemporary of the legendary Robert Capa.
Rudenko was a trailblazer for women in sport and remembered for saving children from the besieged city of Leningrad in World War II.
She was celebrated with a Google Doodle on her birthday.
Dr. Virginia Apgar once said she didn't marry because she hadn't found a man who could cook.