Birthdays For March 31st + Bunsen Burner Day
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You happen to share this date with two country music greats. Lefty Frizzell, born in Corsicana, Texas, in 1928. He influences Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley, Randy Travis, and many others that follow him, through such hits as "If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time" and "Always Late (With Your Kisses)" on his way to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Also born on this date, Hall Of Fame songwriter John D. Loudermilk, in Durham, North Carolina, in 1934. His hit songs include "Indian Reservation," by Paul Revere & The Raiders; "Abilene," by George Hamilton IV; and "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye," by Eddy Arnold.
This Is Bunsen Burner Day!!
German chemist, Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen, the man who invented this piece of equipment was born on this date in 1811.
If you ever studied chemistry in high school, chances are you used one of these. It's a long hollow tube in which gas and air are combined to create a hot flame. the burner is used in a wide range of scientific and lab projects. Now, you know!
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Bonnie Reed, old enough. From all the Crooks family.
Mario Banda, 37. From Mom, Dad and the entire Banda clan.
Emily Jones, 11. From Mom, Dad, Brett, Fletch and Gavin. Emily wins our birthday cake today from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
No anniversaries to report.