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)–75 Luis Guzmán–62 Scott Hamilton–60 Brian Thompson–59 Emma Samuelson(“Samms”)–58 Jennifer Coolidge–57 David Fincher–56 “Shania Twain”(Eilleen Edwards)–53 Jason Priestley–49 Thomas “Jack” Black–49 Margaret LeAnn Rimes–36 Armond “Armie” Hammer–32 ; 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