Tuesday, April 05, 2005
On this day:

April 6 is Tartan Day in Huntsville

For those of Scottish descent (from the Huntsville Times):

Huntsville Mayor Loretta Spencer was to sign a proclamation this morning declaring April 6 to be Tartan Day. The city's designation of the day coincides with National Tartan Day, for which the U.S. Senate passed a resolution in 1998. The Alabama Legislature has also declared April 6 to be Tartan Day.

So, if you see anyone wearing a kilt tomorrow, don't be too surprised.
[Tennessee Valley Scottish Society treasurer Phil] Johnson said the kilt, which was made of tartan cloth, was a practical garment for early Scots. A single piece of cloth that was wrapped around the body and then looped over the shoulder, the kilt served as clothing as well as a blanket. Wearers, who were always men, would also use the fold of the kilt to carry things.
Haha...reminds me of a song I've heard.