- 1189 Third Crusade: the Crusaders begin the Siege of Acre under Guy of Lusignan
- 1565 Oldest city in the US established - St Augustine Florida
- 1609 English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers & explores Delaware Bay
- 1864 The first Geneva Convention, governing rules of warfare, signed by 26 nations.
- 1963 Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream speech" addressing civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.
Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufacture Worcestershire Sauce
On August 28, 1837