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August 12

August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. 141 days remain until the end of the year.

It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. It is also known as the "Glorious Twelfth" in the United Kingdom, as it marks the traditional start of the grouse shooting season.

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