On This Day

Sports Stars Born in March 1954

  • Mar 2 Pete Johnson, American NFL running back (Pro Bowl, All Pro 1981; Cincinnati Bengals), born in Fort Valley, Georgia
  • Mar 2 John Sciarra, American College Football Hall of Fame safety (UCLA; NFL: Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 3 Keith Fergus, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Temple, Texas
  • Mar 4 Peter Jacobsen, American golfer (US Senior Open 2004, Senior Players C'ship 2005; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mar 4 Willie Thorne, English snooker player (1985 Classic), born in Leicester, England (d. 2020)
  • Mar 8 David Wilkie MBE, Scottish swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1976; World C 'ship gold 200m breaststroke 1973, 75, 100m 1975), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mar 8 Karl Schnabl, 90m ski jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Mar 16 Dav Whatmore, Australian cricket batsman (7 Tests, 2 x 50s; Victoria) and coach (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Mar 16 Hollis Stacy, American golfer (US Open, 1977-78, 84), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Mar 20 Charlie Simmer, Ontario, NHL left winger (LA Kings)
  • Mar 23 Geno Auriemma, Italian-born American basketball coach (Connecticut Huskies), born in Montella, Italy
  • Mar 25 Thom Loverro, American sportswriter

About March 1954

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

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)