On This Day

December 8, 1980 in Music History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

CameraFamous Photo

Annie Leibovitz has a photo-shoot with John Lennon, the last person to professionally photograph him before he is murdered on the same day

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Photographer Annie Leibovitz
Photographer
Annie Leibovitz

Deaths in Music

MurderJohn Lennon

John Lennon, British musician, pop star and member of The Beatles (Imagine), shot and murdered outside of his home in NYC by Mark David Chapman at 40

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon