279 days before today

Today is December 2nd, 2023 (Saturday), so 279 days before today would be:

February 26th, 2023 (Sunday)

Time Zone: Europe/London (GMT)

• Day numbers: 57

• Week number: 8

• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year

• Daylight Saving Time: No

• Sunrise time: 06:56 am

• Sunset time: 05:32 pm

• Day length: 10h 36m

• Source: suntoday.org

• Moon Phase: Waxing Crescent

• Illumination: 44%

• Moon Age: 6.86 day(s)

• Source: mooninfo.org

February 26th, 2023 Holidays and National Days

February 26th, in History

A bomb rocks the World Trade Center in New York City. Five people are killed and hundreds suffer from smoke inhalation.
Daniel Ortega, communist president of Nicaragua, suffers a shocking election defeat at the hands of Violeta Chamorro.
A publisher and 10 reporters are subpoenaed to testify on Watergate.
Soviets recover Luna 20 with a cargo of moon rocks.
Five Marines are arrested on charges of murdering 11 South Vietnamese women and children.
Thirty-two African nations agree to boycott the Olympics because of the presence of South Africa.
Norman Butler is arrested for the murder of Malcom X.
Lyndon B. Johnson signs a tax bill with $11.5 billion in cuts.
The 22nd Amendment is added to the Constitution limiting the Presidency to two terms.