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.

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1907: The American Messenger Company is started by two teenagers, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan, in Seattle, Washington. The company's name would later be changed to United Parcel Service.

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