August 28: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- In 1565 , the oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, is established
- In 1609, Henry Hudson discovers and explores Delaware Bay.
- In 1837, two pharmacists, John Lea & William Perrins, manufacture Worcester Sauce.
- In 1898, Caleb Bradham renames his carbonated soft drink "Pepsi-Cola".
- In 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I have a dream speech" at Lincoln Memorial.
- Famous Birthdays: [Moriyuki] Pat Morita, (actor in Karate Kid), Wayne Osmond, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie & Marie), James Jagger( son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall), Le Ann Rimes (country singer), Jack Black (American actor)
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