Jules Verne was born February 8th 1828 in the French town of Nantes. To celebrate his 183th birthday, Google displays a beautiful interactive doodle on its homepage.
If Jules Verne was alive today (and if he had a Gmail account) however, he would not see this beautiful today honoring 20.000 leagues under the sea.
Instead, he would see this :
Indeed, when you are connected to your Gmail account and it is your birthday, Google wishes you a happy birthday! You also get confetti and balloons on your Google profile page.