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August 28th is a day of varied celebrations, each with its own unique flavor and significance. As the calendar turns to this day, people from different walks of life take the time to recognize and participate in commemorations that range from the touching and reflective to the whimsical and delicious.

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Interesting Facts of August 28th

  1. 1. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963, during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
  2. 2. It is the birth date of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, a German writer and statesman, who was born on August 28, 1749.
  3. 3. August 28, 1996, marked the divorce of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, formalizing their separation in the public eye.
  4. 4. On August 28, 1609, Henry Hudson discovered Delaware Bay on his exploration of the New World.
  5. 5. In the field of technology, on August 28, 2012, Apple Inc. won a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics regarding patent infringement, signaling a significant moment in the mobile technology industry.