National Tweed Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: April 3, 2017 is National Tweed Day.

Tweed Day

There's some confusion in regards to what exactly Tweed Day is commemorating – could it be the corrupt American Democratic boss renowned for running the Tammany Hall political machine, William M “Boss” Tweed, who also went the “Tweed Ring” which stole between $30 to $200 million through political corruption in New You are able to, or perhaps is it the initial Scottish fabric, usually fashioned into suits, jackets and pants in designs for example hounds tooth and herringbone?The apparent answer will be the Scottish material, although there's no record of April 3rd getting any relevance towards the roots of Tweed, the error which had it named Tweed, or any founders’ birth or dying dates out of the box the typical situation with days similar to this.April 3rd comes with a unique relevance to Boss Tweed though – he was created April 3rd, 1823.

Queen's Christmas Day speech covers 2015's 'moments of darkness' in Tunisia ...
Queen's Christmas Day speech covers 2015's 'moments of darkness' in Tunisia ...

The Queen recorded her Christmas message seated at a desk in Buckingham Palace's 18th Century Room, with a large Christmas tree in the background. She is wearing a tweed day dress in white and silver by Angela Kelly which was part of an outfit worn ...

Royals arrive for Christmas Day church service at Sandringham
Royals arrive for Christmas Day church service at Sandringham

“One of the joys of living a long life is watching one's children, then grandchildren, then great grandchildren, help decorate the Christmas tree”. The Queen is giving her traditional Christmas message. She is seen wearing a tweed day dress in white ...

PICTURE SPECIAL - Queen leads royal party at Sandringham Christmas Day service
PICTURE SPECIAL - Queen leads royal party at Sandringham Christmas Day service

Wearing a tweed day dress and a diamond and aquamarine brooch previously owned by her mother, the Queen said: “In 1949, I spent Christmas in Malta as a newly-married naval wife”. This year marks Kate and William's first Christmas as a family of four.

In Honor of Tweed, the Soul of Modern New York
In Honor of Tweed, the Soul of Modern New York

It is National Tweed Day. Thousands - OK, hundreds - all right, dozens of people across the country are putting on their finest tweed coats and raising their sherry glasses to toast the sheep that gave them their distinguished herringbone. But is Tweed ...

Need a Reason to Celebrate? Check Online, Where Social Media Fills the Calendar
Need a Reason to Celebrate? Check Online, Where Social Media Fills the Calendar

The result is a string of new holidays like Tweed Day and Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day that seem to exist only on the Internet. “Everyone is trying to find something to talk about when there is nothing to talk about,” said John-Bryan Hopkins, a ...

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