What Happened on November 1, 2007

Historical Events

Sports History

5-time Grand Slam tennis winner Martina Hingis admits testing positive for cocaine during Wimbledon; maintains innocence; retires from tennis; no desire for fight with anti-doping authorities

  • Joe Torre, the winningest manager in MLB postseason history, moves from one storied franchise (NY Yankees) to another (LA Dodgers), agreeing to a 3-year, $13 million contract

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Tibbets, US Air Force retired Brigadier General (b. 1915)
  • S. Ali Raza, Bollywood Screenwriter (b. 1922)

About November 1, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell'em
  • UK #1 Song: Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis