December 8, 1980 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

44 years ago on December 8th, 1980

John Lennon is murdered outside the Dakota on Central Park West

The shooter was a fan who allegedly turned to hating the musician over Lennon's comments about Christianity

Strawberry Fields memorial to John Lennon via Gigi alt on Wikimedia


More events from December 8th in New York History

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

10 years ago
2015 Reader Survey

9 years ago
The MTA Brings Vintage Buses and Subway Cars to Holiday Shoppers

7 years ago
Nike Shoes Take a Walk out Unlocked Door at Midtown Store

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 65°F in 1927
Record Low: 10°F in 1882

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