Daily Archives: August 28, 2015

Emmett Till abducted from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi 60 years ago this hour (Aug 28 1955)


Video: 'The Murder Of Emmett Till - Documetary' (Aug. 28, 1955, at 19:46)

(Sunday, August 28, 1955, at about 2:30 a.m. local time)Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American from Chicago, was abducted this morning from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi, by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman. Till was found brutally slain three days later.

The Beatles meet Elvis Presley in Los Angeles 50 years ago this hour (Aug 27 1965)

(Friday, August 27, 1965, (after) 10:00 p.m.-Saturday, August 28, 1965, 1:00 a.m. PDT) — The two most popular musical acts of the 20th century, The Beatles (in town for 1965 North American tour) and Elvis Presley, met for the first time tonight at Presley’s mansion at 565 Perugia Way in the Bel Air section of Los Angeles, California. Continue reading The Beatles meet Elvis Presley in Los Angeles 50 years ago this hour (Aug 27 1965)