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George S. Parker creates the game called "Banking"-1883
The board game The Landlord's Game is born, patented by Lizzie Magie.-1904
the Economic Game Company is the first to manufacture The Landlord's Game-1910
Quakers and followers of Henry George, better known as Georgists, spread the game by way of example and word of mouth-1910's
"The LandLords Game" is Renamed "Auction Monopoly"-Early 1920's
Auction Monopoly is renamed "Monopoly"-LAte 1920's
Charles B. Darrow hand makes his own versions of the game
Parker Brothers learn of Darrows success and buys the game off of him and Magie as well as anyone else. Giving Darrow the credit of inventing monopoly
Marketing of Monopoly Begins
Hasbro buys out the Parker Brothers-1984
"Monopoly Game Show" is aired
Star Wars Limited Collectors Edition Monopoly is released.
National Parks Edition Monopoly is released.
Harley Davidson Edition Monopoly is released.
Wizard Of Oz Edition Monopoly is released.
Marvel Comics Collector's Edition Monopoly is released
Looney Tunes Official Classic Cartoon Edition is released.
Hasbro Begins making different versions of monopoly
Hasbro renames Rich Uncle Pennybags, the game's mascot, to "Mr. Monopoly."
Electronic Monopoly is released
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