8th December

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1995 Head Teacher stabbed to death Head teacher Philip Lawrence is stabbed while protecting one of his pupils who was being assaulted, he dies while being treated by paramedics.
1987 Nuclear treaty signed Following a three day summit in Washington presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty, the first treaty to address ground based nuclear arms.
1980 John Lennon shot dead John Lennon is shot several times as he enters his apartment building in New York, he dies later in hospital. Yoko Ono is with him throughout.
1978 Golda Meir dies Golda Meir dies.
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On This Day - 8th December