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- LEGO was awarded its US patent for "Toy Building Brick." The design called for a hollow rectangular brick with studs on top and a round hollow tube on the bottom.
- LEGO Italy was established.
- LEGO reached an agreement to allow Samsonite to begin producing and selling LEGO products in North America.
- The first LEGO wheel was introduced.