Full Surgeon Moon on Aug. 27 (a.m.).

It’s Aug. 28, the 240th day of the year; 125 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 76 at the Chicago shore, 72 at the Chicago crib and 72 at the Wilmette buoy.


The City Manager signed the MOU with Evanston Lighthouse Dunes to pursue demolition of the Harley Clarke mansion.


Look for the gorgeous bright Sturgeon Moon this morning.

Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, 7 p.m. Civic Center

Ago: (from History.com):

1609: English explorer Henry Hudson, discovers and explores Delaware Bay1830: First American built locomotive, “Tom Thumb” races a horse-drawn car from Stockton and Stokes stagecoach company from Baltimore to Ellicott Mills. Because of mechanical problems, the horse won.

1864: First Geneva Convention, governing rules of warfare, signed by 26 nations

1946: Film noir “The Killers” premieres, directed by Robert Siodmak, starring Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner, based on a story by Ernest Hemingway

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

1965Bob Dylan booed for playing electric guitar at a concert in New York’s Forest Hills.