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Friday, October 24. 2003, 12:00:00 AM UTC

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Friday, October 24, 2003

The Cedar Fire begins in San Diego County, burning , 2,232 homes and killing 14.
The Concorde makes its last commercial flight, bringing the era of airliner supersonic travel to a close, at least for the time being.
Same-sex marriage: Three same-sex couples in Spain, including a Madrid city councilman, apply for marriage licenses. They state that if the registry judge does not grant them the licenses, they will appeal to Spain's constitutional court, and as far as the European Court of Human Rights if necessary. They describe their actions as inspired by the recent rulings on same-sex marriage in Canada. //www.advocate.com/new_news.asp?ID=10276sd=10/23/03
Aircraft: The final flights of Concorde, from New York, Edinburgh, and a loop around the Bay of Biscay, touch down at Heathrow International Airport around 1600 BST, marking the end of 27 years of commercial supersonic flight. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3211053.stm
The Florida Marlins defeat the New York Yankees to win their second World Series title.
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