The original Pepsi logo. X
Carbonated soft drink Pepsi, invented by American pharmacist Caleb Bradham, had its official birthday on the 28th of August, 1898.
Caleb Bradham circa 1900 X
Aged thirty-one at the time, Bradham had been selling the drink under the name “Brad’s Drink” in his North Carolina store. The name was changed to Pepsi-Cola after pepsin and kola nuts, both ingredients in the drink.