The 15th of May is the birthday of Joseph Campbell, the founder of the Campbell’s soup company.
He was born on 15th May 1817 in Bridgeton, New Jersey.
He did not even start his company until 1869, when he was 52 years old.
For several decades, the company was a preserves company. The condensed soup for which it is now famous was not introduced until 1897.
Read the complete story of his life here: Joseph A. Campbell