What Happened on August 28, 2018

Historical Events

Music History

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

  • 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
2018 History

Famous Deaths

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

About August 28, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Shotgun - George Ezra