St George Day 2006 doodle from Google on April 23

St. George is believed to die in AD 303 and we celebrate St. George Day on April 23 as a feast day in name of him. St George Day 2006 doodle ,Google portrayed St George fight with huge dragon.

St George Day 2006 doodle
St George Day 2006 doodle (April 23, 2006)

The feast day is celebrated in Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion, Oriental Orthodox Church and several countries, cities and kingdoms where Saint George is considered as patron saint. St George Day is considered as national day in England and Georgia.

The feast day is observed to celebrate in are 23rd April, 24th April, 6th May and 23rd November. The Eastern Orthodox Church uses the Julian calendar and the date 23rd April corresponds to 6th May of Gregorian calendar.  If the Easter falls on the same date then the celebration will postpones to different date.

Google always interested in releasing Google doodle in each year during the occasion of St. George’s Day . St George Day 2006 doodle released on 23rd April.Different stories are there relating St. George and Dragon. It is believed that St. George made a Dragon as slave which is considered as evil in middle ages.

St. George's Day celebration
St. George’s Day celebration [Image Credit : www.chesterchronicle.co.uk]
St. George’s Day  celebrations falls in the date of first Monday after the Easter week according to Anglican and Catholic calendars. The feast day celebrations are observed in countries like England, Canada, Portugal, Croatia, Georgia, Cyprus, Romania, Greece, Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina and Bulgaria.

The celebration also observed in main cities like Moscow in Russia, Ljubljana in Slovenia, Genova in Italy, Qormi and Victoria in Malta, Beirut in Lebanon etc…. St. George Day is considered as high rated feast Day in England. It is considered as second most important National Feast in Catalonia and there it is known as Catalan.

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