Ladislao José Biro Google doodle honors the inventor of the ballpoint pen

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google doodle marks the 117th birthday of Ladislao José Bíro, the man responsible for the ballpoint pen. Working with his brother, Google says Bíro introduced the first ballpoint pen at the Budapest International Fair in 1931. Eight years later, he would receive a patent for his invention.Read the full article