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August 12

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August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 141 days remaining 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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Holidays and observances

References

  1. ^ "Arms depot in Syria's Idlib province kills 39 – monitor". BBC News World Middle East. August 12, 2018.
  2. ^ Wilson, Scott; Mank, Gregory W. (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Company. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-7864-79924.
  3. ^ "John Nathan-Turner". The Daily Telegraph. 7 May 2002. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  4. ^ Rose, Mike (August 12, 2018). "Today's top celebrity birthdays list for August 12, 2018". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "15 Facts about Ladi Kwali: The Pottery Woman on N20 Note - ThisTrend Blog". 2017-03-17. Retrieved 2018-08-06.

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