December 1, 1979: Marley and the Wailers play at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA, billed with Koko Taylor.
December 3, 1976: Bob and Rita Marley, as well as Wailers manager Don Taylor, are wounded when seven gunman open fire on Marley's home in Kingston, Jamaica.
December 4, 1969: Fred hampton, a Black Panther, is killed in a predawn raid of his Chicago, IL, home.
December 5, 1976: The Ministry of Culture sponsered "Smile Jamaica" concert goes on as planned, despite the attack on Bob and Rita Marley, both of whom make surprise apperances. Despite their wonds-and encouraged by Prime Minister Michael Manley Bob and Rita Preform for an estatic crowd.
December 6, 1865: The 13th Amendment abolishing slavery in the United States is, ratified.
December 6, 1979: Marley and the Wailers play at Hoch Auditorium in Lawrence, KS.
December 8, 1980: John Lennon is shot and killed outside his apartment building in New York City.
December 15, 1979: Marley and the Wailers play at Soldier's Field in Nassau, Bahamas
December 16, 1976: Michael Manley, partly on the strength of his association with Bob Marley, wins a landslide reelection victory as Jamaica's Prime Minister
December 25, 1964: The Wailers preform to a packed house at the historic Ward Theater in Kingston, Jamaica
December 26, 1960's: Kwanza begins...See belowDecember 29, 1982: Jamaica issues a commemorative Bob Marley postage stamp
Information from Bob Marley Calendar