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Today in History
Monday, 18 November 2019
2004
The Clinton Presidential Center is opened in Little Rock, Arkansas, containing 2 million photographs and 80 million documents.
2003
In the United Kingdom, the Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial anti-gay amendment Section 28, becomes effective.
In a 50-page, 4–3 decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rules that the state may not "deny the protections, benefits and obligations conferred by civil marriage to two individuals of the same sex who wish to marry."
2002
Iraq disarmament crisis: United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix arrive in Iraq.
1999
In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when the {{convert|59|ft|m|adj=mid|-tall}} Aggie Bonfire, under construction for the annual football game against the University of Texas, collapses at 2:42am.
1994
Star Trek VII Generations premieres.
1993
1991
Shiite Muslim kidnappers in Lebanon release Anglican Church envoys Terry Waite and Thomas Sutherland.
After the siege of Vukovar, the Croatian city of Vukovar capitulates to the besieging Yugoslav People's Army and allied Serb paramilitary forces.
1988
War on Drugs: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill into law allowing the death penalty for drug traffickers.
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