On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1976

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Angola admitted to the UN
  • Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president

Music ConcertSex Pistols' Break Up

Sex Pistols using profanity on TV, gets them branded as "rotten punks"
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Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious on stage during the band's last show at Winterland in San Francisco, January 14, 1978
Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious on stage during the band's last show at Winterland in San Francisco, January 14, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Brently Heilbron, American satirist
  • Konerak Sinthasomphone, Jeffrey Dahmer's victim, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Matthew Shepard, American murder victim (d. 1998)