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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.

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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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