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Darrow, Charles Brace

Born: 1889 AD
Died: 1967 AD
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US purported game inventor

 

1889 – Charles Brace Darrow was born on the 10th of August.

 

1933 – Introduced by neighbors to privately circulated board game "Monopoly".

 

1934 – Falsely claimed invention of "Monopoly" and attempted to sell game to Parker Brothers.

 

       – He started having the game printed on cardboard.

 

1935 – After initial rejection, sold "Monopoly" rights to Parker Brothers.

 

1967 – Darrow died on 29th of August.