The favorite board game of kids of the 90's
Monopoly was invented in 1935 during the Great Depression by a man named Charles B. Darrow of Germantown, Pennsylvania. He showed his game, which he called Monopoly, to the Parker Brothers. The Parker Brothers surprisingly rejected it because of 52 design errors. Mr. Darrow was not disappointed, at the time he unemployed, he sold about 5,000 handmade sets to a Philadelphia department store. As the game became popular he couldn't keep making them handmade so he went to talk to Parker Brothers for the second time. The Parker Brothers were thrilled to get their hands on such a popular game. In 1935, Monopoly was the best-selling game in America. Over Monopoly's 60 year history , an estimated 500 million people have played it.
Here are some interesting facts about Monopoly: