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November 7, 2000 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Electoral defeatElection 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

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
45th Vice President of the United States Al Gore
45th Vice President of the United States
Al Gore

Electoral defeatElection 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

US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Deaths in History

  • 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 in History