On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in January 1954

  • Jan 2 Lyudmila Borozna, Russian volleyball player (Olympic gold 1972), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Jan 6 Norbert Hahn, 2 man luge (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Elbingerode, Germany
  • Jan 7 Alan Butcher, English cricketer (one Test England v India, scored 14 & 20), born in Croydon, United Kingdom
  • Jan 14 Jim Duggan, American wrestler, born in Glens Falls, New York
  • Jan 15 Nikos Sarganis, Greek footballer, born in Rafina, Greece
  • Jan 17 Janet Dykman, American archer (Olympics 1996), born in Monterey Park California
  • Jan 19 Steve DeBerg, American NFL quarterback (Broncos, Chiefs, Bucs, 49ers), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 23 Trevor Hohns, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1989), born in Queensland, Australia
  • Jan 24 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1986)
  • Jan 25 Condredge Holloway, American CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Jan 25 Ricardo Bochini, Argentinian footballer, born in Zárate, Argentina

Person of interestKim Hughes

Jan 26 Kim Hughes, Australian cricketer and brilliant batsman (1977-84), born in Margaret River, Western Australia

Cricketer Kim Hughes
Cricketer
Kim Hughes
  • Jan 26 (Kimberly) Kim "Claggy" Hughes, Australian cricketer, born in Margaret River, Australia
  • Jan 29 Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive
  • Jan 31 Faoud Bacchus, West Indies cricketer (West Indian bat late 70's), born in Georgetown, Guyana

About January 1954

How Old? 67 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)