Here is a video I created for a University project which explains a brief history of Lego. If you love Lego, check out the video at the bottom 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.