December 8, 1980 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

39 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


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🌎 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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