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05/11/1935 The board game "Monopoly" is first published

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By 1933, a variation on The Landlord's Game called Monopoly was the basis of the board game sold by Parker Brothers beginning in 1935. The original version of the game in this format was based on the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey. In 1936, Parker Brothers began licensing the game for sale outside the United States.
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