On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1978

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 [Justin Smith], 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-The Addams Family), dies at 81
  • Harold Abrahams, British athlete (Olympic gold & silver 1924), dies at 78
  • Kurt Gödel, Austrian-American mathematician (Gödel's incompleteness theorems), dies at 71
  • Robert Heger, composer, dies at 91
1978 Highlights

About January 14, 1978

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn