• Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00
• Time Zone ID: America/New_York
• Day numbers: 238
• Week number: 34
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: Yes
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Aug 26th 2023
• Sunrise time: 06:33 am
• Sunset time: 07:53 pm
• Day length: 13h 20m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Aug 26th 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
• Illumination: 76%
• Moon Age: 10.05 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for August 26th 2023
August 26 in History
The Constituent Assembly in Versailles, France, approves the final version of the Declaration of Human Rights.
Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson seizes Manassas Junction, Virginia, and moves to encircle Union forces under General John Pope.
The Indonesian island of Krakatoa erupts in the largest explosion recorded in history, heard 2,200 miles away in Madagascar. The resulting destruction sends volcanic ash up 50 miles into the atmosphere and kills almost 36,000 people–both on the island itself and from the resulting 131-foot tidal waves that obliterate 163 villages on the shores of nearby Java and Sumatra.
→ See more: August 26 in History
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