The 31st anniversary of John Lennon's death(14 images)

Dec. 8, 2011 marks the 31st anniversary of John Lennon's murder at the hands of Mark David Chapman in New York.

A man sets down flowers among the notes and candles left on the "Imagine" mosaic as John Lennon fans gather at Strawberry Fields in Central Park to pay tribute to the musician on December 8, 2010 in New York City. The former Beatle was gunned down outside of his home thirty years ago by deranged fan Mark David Chapman in 1980. UPI /Monika Graff | License Photo
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