Born in 1974, Rubik’s Cube has a fascinating story about its birth. Here you will find the timeline of Rubik cube’s life.
1944: Erno Rubik was born in Budapest, Hungary
1974: Rubik creates the first working prototype of the cube
1975: Rubik patents the ‘Magic Cube’
1977: The first ‘Magic Cube’ is sold in a Budapest toyshop.
1979: Tom Kremer negotiates and signs the distribution license.
1980: The ‘Magic Cube’ is renamed The ‘Rubik’s Cube’.
1981: ‘You Can Do The Cube’ by Patrick Bossert, sells 1.5m copies.
1982: The first annual International Rubik’s Championships are held.
1990: Erno Rubik becomes President of the Hungarian Engineering Academy.
1995: Diamond Cutters Int. creates the ‘Masterpiece Cube’.
2005: The Cube Celebrates its 25th Anniversary in a special edition pack.
2007: Erno Rubik awards the prizes at World Championships in Budapest.
2013: A new cube is born! All new faster action mechanism and durable tough tiles.