On the occasion of teacher's day, Google honours all the teachers by dedicating a special doodle.
In India, September 5th is celebrated as teacher's day. People here mark this day as Guru Purnima, which is a spiritual tradition to appreciate the hard work of academic teachers. This auspicious day also denotes the birthday of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is a well known Indian philosopher. In the year 1936, he had become the first Indian to be appointed as Spalding professor of Eastern Ethics and Religion at the prestigious University of Oxford.
The concept of honouring teachers was first introduced in the 19th century.