On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • 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)