On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1978

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Historical Events


Music ConcertSex Pistols' Break Up

Sex Pistols' final concert held in Winterland, San Francisco
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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

  • Just Blaze, American hip hop producer, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • Shawn Crawford, American sprinter, born in Van Wyck, South Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Blossom Rock [Edith Marie Blossom MacDonald], American actress (Grandmamma-Addams Family), dies at 81
  • Harold Abrahams, British athlete (b. 1899)
  • Kurt Gödel, Austrian-American mathematician (Gödel's incompleteness theorems), dies at 71
  • Robert Heger, composer, dies at 91