1654 — Belgian sculptor Jérome Duquesnoy is burned at the stake for committing sodomy.
1966 — The Florida Supreme Court upholds a conviction for attempted consensual sodomy. The Court said that the public can find out what is illegal under the law by visiting a law library.
1972 — A Tennessee appellate court upholds the state’s sodomy law.
1895 — The California Supreme Court overturns a sodomy conviction because the trial judge did not submit the issue of consent to the jury.
1975 — The New Hampshire Supreme Court rejects the claim that the state’s sodomy law applies only to people of the same sex.