Here is a video I created for a University project which explains a brief history of Lego. If you love Lego, check out this video and share!

1932: The business was set up in Denmark by Ole Kirk Christian and his son, wooden toys were sold.

1949: The company produces Automatic Binding Bricks, which are the basics of the Lego bricks we know today.

1951: The building base with 10 x 20 studs was created.

1954: Lego windows and doors were created.

1959: Lego started to expand all over the world.

1961: Lego wheels were invented.

1964: Lego model cars were created.

1968: LegoLand Billund opened on the 7th June and attracted over 3000 visitors on the first day!

1972: Lego vehicles expanded to boat and ship sets which actually floated.

1978: The Lego man with moving arms, legs and a friendly smile was invented.

1979: Lego space sets were introduced.

1984: Lego castle sets were invented.

1996: LegoLand Billund has had 25 million visitors since its opening in 1968.

1997: The first Lego video game was created.

1999: Lego Star Wars was introduced.

2001: Bob the Builder and Harry Potter Lego was created.

2003: Spiderman Lego was invented.

2006: Lego introduced SpongeBob SquarePants.

2008: Indiana Jones Lego was created.

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