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.
1859: A geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of the United States, Europe and even as far away as Japan.
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