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 - August Uprising
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1924: The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union. The ultimately unsuccessful uprising proved to be one of the last major rebellions against the early Soviet government, and its defeat marked the final establishment of Soviet rule in Georgia.

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