On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Ireland, Kent, England, serial killer ('Gay Slayer'/ Coleherne killer), (d. 2012)
  • Dav Whatmore, Australian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; Victoria) and coach (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Hollis Stacy, American golfer (US Open, 1977-78, 84), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Jimmy Nail, singer/actor (Evita, Spender, Howling II)
  • Nancy Wilson, rock guitarist (Heart - "Baracuda"; "What About Love"), born in San Francisco, California
1954 Highlights

About March 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces