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Thu Feb 7, 2013, 05:50 AM

February 7, 1935

The classic board game Monopoly is invented.

Monopoly is an American-originated board game published by Parker Brothers. Subtitled "The Fast-Dealing Property Trading Game", the game is named after the economic concept of monopoly the domination of a market by a single entity. It is currently published by the United States game and toy company Hasbro. Players move around the game board buying or trading property, developing their properties with houses and hotels, and collecting rent from their opponents.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monopoly_(game)

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