On this day: August 28

Posted: 6:07 PM EDT Aug 27, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Aug 28, 2015

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 - Glenn Beck
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2010: Fox News commentator and radio host Glenn Beck holds his "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. A scientific estimate placed the crowd size around 87,000, while media reports varied dramatically from tens of thousands to 500,000.


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    Dr Pepper is served for the first time, Ford introduces the first moving assembly line, Rosa Parks refuses to move to the back of the bus, and TWA completes its last flight, all on this day.