To diplay todays date:

Markup Text
Displayed as
Today is !today. Today is 26 Apr, 2018.
XML is !today -xml. XML is 2018-04-26T11:46:50.
Right now it is !today -t. Right now it is 26 Apr, 2018 11:46.
Tomorrow is !today +1. Tomorrow is 27 Apr, 2018.
Last week was !today -7. Last week was 19 Apr, 2018.
The month is !today (MMM). The month is Apr.

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.)