International Biodiesel Day
International Biodiesel Day is held on August 10. The day also honours the research experiments by Sir Rudolf Diesel who ran an engine with peanut oil in the year of 1893. This event in the first decade of the month august is annual.
World Elephant Day on August 12 (Conceived in 2011 by Canadian filmmakers Patricia Sims and Michael Clark of Canazwest Pictures, and Sivaporn Dardarananda, Secretary-General of the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation in Thailand, it was officially founded, supported and launched by Patricia Sims and the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation on August 12, 2012);
International Pinot Noir Day on August 16 (Pinot noir is such an expressive wine);