Today in World War II History—Mar. 1, 1944
Friday, March 1, 2019 by Sarah Sundin
75 Years Ago—Mar. 1, 1944: Pfizer opens first commercial plant for large-scale production of penicillin by submerged-culture method, in Brooklyn.
In the US, toothpaste buyers no longer have to turn in old tubes to buy new (required since 4 April 1942 due to tin shortage). Read more: “Make It Do—Metal Shortages in World War II”