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1932: Ole Kirk Christiansen, of Billund, Denmark, started a company to manufacture stepladders, ironing boards and wooden toys.
Ole Kirk's son, Godtfred Kirk joins family business. Chose LEGO as company name. Comes from the Danish words "leg" and "godt”, which means PLAY WELL. In Latin, it means “I Study” or “I Put Together”.
After a fire burned the LEGO factory to the ground, the Christiansens did not hesitate to make wooden and plastic toys. 1949: First Automatic Binding Bricks are sold only in Denmark. These bricks were made from cellulose acetate.
The First Lego Wheels were made and released in 1961. The Following year, LEGO Airways is born. 1966 welcome the first LEGO train set.
June 7, 1968 Legoland opened in Billund. 625,000 people visited the park that year. First Prize in a Best Toy competition in Luxemburg.