On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 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 congress of the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) decides to merge the party into Kanu Sanyal's CPI(ML).

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Brett, American baseball player, dies at 55
  • Michael Kamen, American composer and arranger (film scores to Brazil and Mr. Holland's Opus; Pink Floyd), dies from a heart attack at 55