Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar page for the 28th of August 2019:

35th calendar week, 240th day of the year 125 days remaining until the end of the year Zodiac sign: Virgo Name day: Augustinus, Elmar, Joachima


2018 - Bastian Schweinsteiger makes his farewell match at Bayern Munich. In the 4: 0 against his current club Chicago Fire Schweinsteiger plays in the second half for his former club.

2017 - In the first trial surrounding the G20 riots, the Hamburg district court condemns a 21-year-old Dutchman to two years and seven months in prison. The judge was convinced that he had thrown bottles at a police officer.

2013 - Brandenburg's former interior minister Dietmar Woidke (SPD) is elected as the new prime minister. 2009 - There are three times as much plutonium in the atomic waste storage Asse near Wolfenbüttel as previously assumed, explains the Federal Environment Ministry.

1999 - After more than 13 years of uninterrupted use, the last crew leaves the Russian space station "Mir" and returns to Earth.

1996 - British heir to the throne Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorced 15 years after their wedding in London.

1967 - In the GDR, the five-day week is introduced by ordinance and working hours are shortened; At the same time, six holidays become weekdays.

1949 - The German Academy of Language and Poetry is founded in the Frankfurt Paulskirche. 1850 - The opera "Lohengrin" by Richard Wagner premieres at the Hoftheater Weimar.


1994 - Felix Jaehn (25), German DJ and music producer

1974 - Carsten Jancker (45), German football player, Bayern Munich 1996-2002, 33 appearances for the German national team

1969 - Jason Priestley (50), Canadian actor («Beverly Hills 90210»)

1969 - Sheryl Sandberg (50), American Manager, Managing Director (COO) of Facebook Inc.

1894 - Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, director of the Dresden State Opera 1934-1942 and the Vienna State Opera 1943-1945 and 1954-1956, died 1981


2009 - Günter Kießling, German General, born. 1925

1959 - Bohuslav Martinu, Czech composer («The Gilgamesh Epic», oratorio), b. 1890