Tecmo, initially a supplier of cleaning equipment and now best known for Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive, was founded on this day in 1967!
If you have a clear sky in your area, go to a dark place at night and look up at the stars. The earth passes through an asteroid belt this time each year, and the possibility of seeing shooting stars is greatest on August 12th and 13th.
Not gaming related, I know, but I thought it would be of interest to people of like mindsets. :-)