On this day: August 28

POSTED: 4:07 PM Aug 27 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 28 2014

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 - DNC
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2008: U.S. Sen. Barack Obama gives his presidential nomination acceptance speech at Invesco Field in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A record-breaking crowd of 84,000 people watched the speech at the football stadium.

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