• Time Zone: (BST), GMT+01:00
• Time Zone ID: Europe/London
• Day numbers: 240
• Week number: 35
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: Yes
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Aug 28th 2023
• Sunrise time: 06:05 am
• Sunset time: 08:01 pm
• Day length: 13h 55m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Aug 28th 2023
• Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous
• Illumination: 91%
• Moon Age: 12.05 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for August 28th 2023
August 28 in History
Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveton. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
The first degree given to a ventriloquist’s dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy–Edgar Bergen’s wooden partner. The honorary degree, “Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback,” is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
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