On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 2018

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aretha Franklin lies in state at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit in a 24 carat coffin

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Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • Chinese ride-sharing firm Didi Chuxing issues public apology after second Hitch passenger killed within three months
  • Puerto Rico raises official death toll of 2017 Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975

Famous Deaths

  • Tatyana Kuznetsova, Soviet cosmonaut (youngest person selected for space training at 20 but never flew), dies at 77
2018 Highlights

About August 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo