Archive for January, 2011

On the day in 1958, The World Changed

Posted: 28th January 2011 by LegoDoug in Geekdom, Lego, Photos

For devotees, [today is the anniversary] of an event in Copenhagen that transformed toys and revolutionized childhood itself. It was at 1:58 p.m. on January 28, 1958, that then-Lego head Godtfred Kirk Christiansen filed a patent for the iconic plastic brick with its stud-and-hole design. Since then, the company has made a staggering 400 billion […]