Milestones in sport

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On this day last year, the one-time Dinnington-based 2014: Formula One team Marussia officially went out of business, with the loss of more than 200 jobs.

Here are other things that happened on November 7:

1978: Former world heavyweight boxing champion Gene Tunney died. He beat Jack Dempsey on points to win the title in 1926 and a year later retained it with another points win over Dempsey. Tunney retired as undefeated champion in 1928.

1987: Manchester City's Tony Adcock, Paul Stewart and David White all scored hat-tricks in their team's 10-1 demolition of Huddersfield. It was the fifth time three players had scored hat-tricks in the same Football League match.

2004: Paula Radcliffe won the New York Marathon.

2005: Graham Rix was appointed as first-team coach of Hearts. He was sacked by the Edinburgh club in March 2006.

2009: David Haye won his WBA heavyweight title fight against Nikolai Valuev on points in Nuremberg.

2010: After Jenson Button was left unharmed following an armed attack on his car, Sebastian Vettel won the Brazilian Grand Prix.

2011: Wigan centre Joel Tomkins switched codes to join Saracens in the Aviva Premiership.

2012: Sheffield's Sebastian Coe was elected as the new chairman of the British Olympic Association.