Category Archives: Did You Know?


Johnson & Johnson Cats!

Margaret on May 12th, 2016 at 5:19PM

Johnson & Johnson has been a pioneer in so many ways throughout its 130 year history – the first mass produced sterile surgical dressings and sutures, the first commercial first aid kits, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages, lifesaving medicines, and so … Continue reading


Five Cool Things from the Johnson & Johnson Archives!

Margaret on December 14th, 2015 at 5:27PM

  An historic key from the days of our founders. A one of a kind First Aid Kit with a one of a kind story. A Hollywood movie star from the 1920s demonstrating one of our heritage consumer products. It … Continue reading


Five Cool Facts from Johnson & Johnson History

Margaret on August 20th, 2015 at 6:27PM

August brings heat and humidity to just about everyone, and it’s a time when many people head to the beach, or to air conditioning, or on vacation — or all three combined! So to help everyone stay cool in the … Continue reading

We think of multi-language advertising as a modern phenomenon, but in fact at some companies it goes back decades – sometimes more than a century.   More than 100 years ago, Johnson & Johnson had an in-house Spanish-language advertising department that … Continue reading

This week is #MuseumWeek, a global celebration of museums on Twitter. Johnson & Johnson is proud to participate in Museum Week this year for the first time, and we’ve been sharing some of our museum secrets, favorites, iconic products, and … Continue reading

Since its origins in 1911, International Women’s Day has been a day to recognize the leadership of women and to mark their economic, political and social achievements. This year’s theme is Make it Happen, and women have been making things … Continue reading

There’s a saying that the best place to hide something is in plain sight.  Anyone who has frantically tried to find his or her keys certainly can attest to that being the case.  But did you know that it’s also … Continue reading

It’s hard to believe that December is here!  In celebration of the 12th month of the year and the colder weather it brings, here are 12 cool things from Johnson & Johnson history. 1.  Ken Burns’ latest documentary, The Roosevelts: … Continue reading

Infographics are everywhere today.  They’re colorful, easy to understand, they present information in a graphic, entertaining way, and they appeal to people who learn better visually rather than through the written word alone. If you need to educate and entertain … Continue reading


A Mystery Solved!

Margaret on June 27th, 2013 at 3:05PM

  Several posts ago, readers were introduced to a mysterious mystery item from Johnson & Johnson history. In fact, it was so mysterious that it even stumped the Company historian and the alert readers of this blog. But now the … Continue reading

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