On this day: August 28

Published On: Aug 27 2012 05:07:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

OTD August 28 - Toyota
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1937: Toyota Motors becomes an independent company. The company's first passenger car, the Model AA, had gone on sale in April 1936, when the company was still a division of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works.

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