Procter & Gamble in History

Historical Events

  • 1878-04-15 Harley Procter introduces Ivory Soap
  • 1911-08-15 Procter & Gamble unveils its Crisco shortening
  • 1933-10-10 1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter & Gamble, goes on sale
  • 1957-10-08 Procter & Gamble director N McElroy becomes US Secretary of Defense