Today’s Doodle observes Iceland National Day, which happens on this day every year to recollect the establishing of the Republic of Iceland in 1944.
June seventeenth has for some time been a significant date for the island country, as it concurs with the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson, a pioneer of Iceland’s nineteenth century autonomy development. An unbelievable figure in the nation’s history, Jón Sigurðsson impacted the death of the Constitutional Act of 1874, enactment which gave a significant part of the structure to the current Icelandic constitution.
Included in the Doodle fine art, the blue, white and red of the Icelandic banner ripples with satisfaction the nation over and is regularly painted on youngsters’ appearances.
Happy National Day, Iceland!