On this day: August 28

Published: Aug 27 2012 06:07:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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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