What Happened on November 4, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" 1st film adaptation of the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres starring Daniel Radcliffe

Film tv awardsTelevision Awards

53rd Emmy Awards: The West Wing, Sex and the City, James Gandolfini & Edie Falco win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American tennis star Serena Williams wins the WTA Tour Championship in Munich, Germany after Lindsay Davenport defaults the final due to a knee injury; Williams' first season-ending title

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Arizona beats New York Yankees, 3-2 in Game 7 at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix for Diamondbacks' first Baseball World Series; Arizona pitchers Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling co-MVP's