International Biodiesel Day is marked every year on August 10.
The unofficial day of this environmentally friendly fuel was established to commemorate its first use, when on August 10, 1893, an engine powered by peanut oil-based fuel was switched on.
International Biodiesel Day aims to spread information about the benefits of biodiesel, according to Calend.ru.
And the diesel engine was developed by German engineer and inventor Rudolf Diesel in the 1890s. The first public exhibition of his respective work took place on August 10, 1893 in Augsburg, Germany; this event is considered to be the first case in the history of using biodiesel.