August 28th

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The August 28 is the 240th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 241st in leap years ), thus remain 125 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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8th 9 10 11 12 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Events

Politics and world events

1521: Conquest of Belgrade
1879: King Cetshwayo kaMpande
1913: Peace Palace opened
1963: Martin Luther King giving his speech

economy

science and technology

1789: Saturn moon Enceladus
1993: Asteroid Ida with moon Dactyl

Culture

1981: The Old Opera

society

Disasters

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

George Villiers (* 1592)

18th century

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (* 1749)

19th century

1801-1850

1851-1900

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

1951-1975

Amanda Tapping (* 1965)
Jason Priestley (* 1969)

1976-2000

Lilli Schwarzkopf (* 1983)

21st century

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

19th century

20th century

1901-1950

1951-2000

Peter Altmeier († 1977)

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

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