Historical Events on November 18th, 2003

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • In England, the Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial anti-gay amendment Section 28, becomes effective
  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules the state's ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional; the legislature fails to act within the mandated 180 days, and on May 17, 2004, Massachusetts becomes the first US state to legalize same-sex marriage
  • The congress of the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) decides to merge the party into Kanu Sanyal's CPI(ML).