30th Anniversary of The Death of John Lennon


Today is the 30th anniversary of the death of John Lennon, who was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman on December 8th, 1980 outside his apartment at The Dakota on Central Park West in New York City.

John Lennon

The New York Times is posting recollections from readers about their reaction to the tragic news.

photos by Scott Beale & Fred R. Conrad

Scott Beale
Scott Beale

Scott Beale is the founder of Laughing Squid and is based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.