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On This Day August 28

On This Day in history:

1565: St. Augustine, Florida is established.  It is the oldest surviving European settlement in the United States.

1884- First known photograph of a tornado is taken.

1907- The United States Parcel Service (UPS) is founded by James E. Casey in Seattle, Washington.

1961- Motown releases what would become its first #1 hit, "Please Mr. Postman" by The Marvelettes.

1963- Martin Luther King Jr. gives his "I have a dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

1996- Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales, are formally divorced at the High Court of Justice in London.  HRH The Princess of Wales is restyled Diana, Princess of Wales.

BIRTHDAYS:

1965-Shania Twain, Country singer

1982- LeAnn Rimes, American singer

 
 
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