This Day in History
2012 Lewis Hamilton wins the 2012 US Formula One Grand Prix
2011 Former Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is arrested and held at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage
2007 59th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Jimmie Johnson wins
2007 34th American Music Awards: Fergie, Justin Timberlake & Carrie Underwood win
2006 71st Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 22-15 in Tuscaloosa
2004 Russia officially ratifies the Kyoto Protocol.
2003 In England, the Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial anti-gay amendment Section 28, becomes effective
2003 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
2003 The congress of the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) decides to merge the party into Kanu Sanyal's CPI(ML).
2002 Iraq disarmament crisis: United Nations weapons inspectors led by Hans Blix arrive in Iraq.
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