On this day in history 1 november
2011: Danielle Steel’s novel “Hotel Vendome” is published.
1998: Finnish McLaren driver Mika Häkkinen wins season ending Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka to claim his first F1 World Drivers.
2009: Tennis sisters Serena and Venus Williams clash in the season-ending WTA Championship decider at Doha, Qatar.
2007: 5-time Grand Slam tennis winner Martina Hingis admits testing positive for cocaine during Wimbledon.
2017: Baseball World Series: Houston Astros win their first ever title; beat LA Dodgers, 5-1 in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium.
1997: Expanded Negro Leagues Museum and the new American Jazz Museum open in Kansas City's historic 18th and Vine district.
1990: Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts.
2009: British Mercedes driver Jenson Button finishes 3rd in inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit to win his first F1 World Drivers.
1994: Chicago Bulls retire basketball superstar Michael Jordan's jersey #23 in a 2-hour ceremony at the United Center.
2012: 46th Country Music Association Award: Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert wins.