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The Day John Lennon Died

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Day to Day, December 8, 2006
Mark David Chapman

murdered John Lennon in
New York City 26 years
ago this Friday.

[From The Chicago Tribune,
Tuesday December 9, 1980]
NEW YORK, John Lennon, the
the driving force behind the
legendary Beatles rock group
was shot to death late
Monday as he entered his
luxury apartment building on
Manhattan's Upper West Side.

Lennon, 40, one of the most
prolific songwriters of the
century, was rushed in a
police car to St. Luke's
Roosevelt Hospital Center,
where he died shortly after
arrival. Police said Lennon
was shot outside the Dakota
the century-old apartment
house where he and his wife
Yoko Ono, lived across the
street from Central Park.

New York Chief of Detectives
James D.Sullivan identified the
alleged assailant as "Mark
David Chapman", 25 of 55
S.Kukui St., Hawaii.-

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