In 1942, St. Andrew's Paper Mill in England began selling the first two-ply toilet paper.
In 1943, novelty toilet paper was printed with images of Hitler.
In 1973, America experienced first toilet paper shortage after one of Johnny Carson’s (America’s most loved comedian) jokes, "You know what's disappearing from the supermarket shelves? Toilet paper. There's an acute shortage of toilet paper in the United States." People actually believed him and bought as much toilet paper as they could.
In 1990, in the United Kingdom, moist toilet paper was first introduced by Andrex (old St. Andrew's Paper Mill, today it is owned by American company Kimberly Clark).
In 2001, in United States, moist toilet paper was first introduced by Kimberly-Clark.
Today the manufacture of toilet paper is a large industry. Toilet papers are available in several types of paper, decorations, textures and a variety of colors...