Wilhelm Busch's 180th Birthday Wilhelm Busch (15 April 1832 – 9 January 1908) was an influential German caricaturist, painter, and poet who is famed for his satirical picture stories with rhymed texts.
Rated as the mother of African music, Miriam Makeba fondly known as Mama Africa Miriam was born on March 4, 1932 in Johannesburg, South Africa. She gain popularity in 1959 during a tour of the United States with South African group the Manhattan Brothers.
You know what I love about the illustrated Google logo series? You get to learn the most fantastic facts - like this one, celebrating Edward St. John Gorey's life. Edward Gorey lived from Feb 22 1925 to April 15 2000. He was an American writer and artist who was celebrated for his macabre illustrated books, including the illustrated alphabet demonstrating interesting ways to die.