History Blog

August 28

Happy Birthday RIP Nancy Kulp(1921–1991) Roxie Roker(1929–1995) Donald O’Connor(1925–2003) Biagio “Ben” Gazzara(1930–2012) ; David Soul(Solberg)–73 Luis Guzmán–60 Scott Hamilton–58 Brian Thompson–57 Emma Samuelson(“Samms”)–56 Jennifer Coolidge–55 David Fincher–54 “Shania Twain”(Eilleen Edwards)–51 Jason Priestley–47 Thomas “Jack” Black–47 Margaret LeAnn Rimes–34 Armond “Armie” Hammer–30 ; 1898 – Caleb Bradham (a pharmacist) invents the carbonated soft drink that will later be called “Pepsi-Cola” and was president of the original corporation ; 1963 – March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his “I Have a Dream” speech