To diplay todays date:

Markup Text
Displayed as
Today is !today. Today is 18 Nov, 2018.
XML is !today -xml. XML is 2018-11-18T04:27:02.
Right now it is !today -t. Right now it is 18 Nov, 2018 04:27.
Tomorrow is !today +1. Tomorrow is 19 Nov, 2018.
Last week was !today -7. Last week was 11 Nov, 2018.
The month is !today (MMM). The month is Nov.

As you can see, you can add or subtract days. You can include the time tiwh -t. And you can use your own format for the time. (See SimpleDataFormat for the syntax.)