Today in History - December 8

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Today in History - December 8

Wednesday, Dec 8 2010 by kjfitz
1980 – John Lennon, an English musician and peace activist, is murdered by Mark David Chapman, a mentally unstable fan, in front of the Dakota apartment building in New York City.

2004 – Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as "Diamond Darrell" "Dimebag Darrell", "Dimebag" or simply "Dime" was murdered onstage during a Damageplan performance at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. He was 38