1980 - In New York City, Mark David Chapman shot John Lennon to death. Earlier in the day, Lennon had autographed an album for Chapman.
1984 - Ringo Starr was a guest on "Saturday Night Live."
2000 - A statue of John Lennon sitting on a park bench was presented in Havana, Cuba. The statue was part of a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Lennon's assassination in New York City.
2001 - In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, a street was renamed "John Lennon Street" in honor of the late Beatle.