August 28, 2020: Facts, Holidays & History

Friday, August 28, 2020, was 1 year and 1 month ago. It was the 241st day and 8th month of the year in the Georgian calendar. It’s the 89th day of Summer and there are 4 days left till Fall (autumn). August 28, 2020 zodiac sign is Virgo. On this day, Donald J. Trump (Republican) was the president of the United States and the world population was approximately 7.82 billion, according to census.gov.

Below is everything you need to know about August 28, 2020, including popular events in history, top news headlines, US stock market results, social trends, and what was popular in entertainment. We’ll also look at August 28 zodiac details, day facts, and more ⤵

Day index 241st day of the year
Day of week 35th Friday of 2020
Week index 35th week of 2020
Season 89th day of Summer
Generation Generation Z
Zodiac Sign Virgo ♍
Chinese Zodiac Rat
Ruling Planet Mercury
Numerology 22
August Birthstone Peridot and Sardonyx
August Birth flower Gladiolus

We are using US standard week number calculations.

Fun fact: Here is how to write August 28, 2020, in Roman numerals: MMXX (month-day, year)

August 28th zodiac sign

The zodiac sign for August 28 is Virgo ♍. Virgo's strengths are: loyal, analytical, kind, and practical. While the weaknesses are: shyness, all work, and no play. Mercury is the ruling planet of Virgo.

Top news headlines from August 28, 2020

Here is what happened on this day.

Popular topics that trended on the web and social media on August 28th:

Sen. Rand Paul The New Mutants Chadwick Boseman Shinzo Abe #HappyBirthdayLiam Brian Urlacher

August 28th events in history

Below are a couple of important historical events that happened on August 28.

1963 – Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his "I have a dream speech" addressing civil rights march at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C..

1845 – Scientific American magazine publishes its first issue.

1830 – 1st American built locomotive, "Tom Thumb" races a horse-drawn car from Stockton and Stokes stagecoach company from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. Let history record that due to mechanical problems the horse won!.

Stock markets on August 28, 2020

Did you know: At the age of 56, Jeff Bezos was the richest person in the world in 2020 with $113 billion fortune, followed by Bill Gates with $98 billion, according to Forbes.

August 28, 2020 US Holidays

Holidays on this day:

Popular Tweets on Aug 28, 2020

Here are popular and most liked tweets on this day in United States:


August 28, 2020 in Music

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August 28 calendar

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What is Numerology and life path number?
August 28, 2020 life path number is 22. Numerologists believe that we have all had previous lifetimes. Each number from 1-9 holds a vibration and each vibration produces a predictable characteristic or outcome around it. Life Path 22 is thought to be a master number and have the potential for extreme success and power. You are well hardworking, disciplined, ambitious, and confident. You have most of which makes you naturally able to turn dreams into realities. Twenty Twos also have a natural gift for intuition and independence.


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