What Happened on November 7, 2000

Historical Events

Album Release

"TP-2.com" 4th studio album by R. Kelly is released (American Music Awards Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist, 2001; Billboard Album of the Year, 2001)

Election of Interest

Controversial US presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore is inconclusive; the result, in Bush's favor, is eventually resolved by the Supreme Court

Election of Interest

Hillary Clinton is elected to the US Senate, becoming first US First Lady to win public office and while still the First Lady

Historic Event

Margaret Atwood wins the Booker Prize for her novel "The Blind Assassin"

  • The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration discovers one of the country's largest LSD labs inside a converted military missile silo in Wamego, Kansas

Election of Interest

Tim Russert famously declares the outcome of the 2000 Presidential election will depend on "Florida, Florida, Florida" during NBC coverage


Famous Deaths

  • Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
  • Ingrid, Queen Mother of Denmark, Wife of King Frederik IX, ruler of Denmark (1947-72), dies at 90
2000 Highlights

About November 7, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: With Arms Wide Open - Creed
  • UK #1 Song: My Love - Westlife