National Scrabble Day

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Dates of National Scrabble Day
2023 USAApr 13
USA Thu, Apr 13Observances Holiday
2022 USAApr 13
USA Wed, Apr 13Observances Holiday
2021 USAApr 13
USA Tue, Apr 13Observances Holiday
2020 USAApr 13
USA Mon, Apr 13Observances Holiday
2019 USAApr 13
USA Sat, Apr 13Observances Holiday
Summary
Scrabble is a popular board game that is sold in 121 different countries and is available in 31 different languages.

The popular board game created in 1938 by Alfred Mosher Butts, from New York. An architect by trade, Butts was born on April 13th 1899.

  • Did you know? In Great Britain, 53% of all homes own a copy of Scrabble, and in the United States, about 33% of all homes own a set.
  • Did you know? In the Polish version, the letter 'Z' is only worth one point.
  • Did you know? Scrabble was banned in Romania until the 1980s for being “overly intellectual.”
  • Did you know? Back in 1931, the original name for Scrabble was ‘Lexico‘, before becoming ‘Criss-Cross Words‘ and eventually ‘Scrabble‘. ‘Lexico‘ is a shortened version of the word ‘Lexicon‘, which is another term for ‘Language‘ or ‘Vocabulary‘.
  • Did you know? English Scrabble has 100 tiles. The most tiles are in Italian and Portuguese Scrabble which both have 120 tiles.
  • Did you know? In 2004, Scrabble was finally inducted into the American National Toy Hall of Fame, joining other great toys and games such as Monopoly, Etch A Sketch, Lego, and The Game Boy.

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