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.
1925: Actor, singer and dancer Donald O'Connor, best known for his role as Gene Kelly's friend and colleague Cosmo Brown in "Singin' in the Rain," is born in Chicago, Illinois. He died of heart failure at age 78 on Sept. 27, 2003.
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