Historical Events in November 1964

  • Nov 1 George Blanda of Houston throws NFL record 37 passes in 68 attempts
  • Nov 1 KC Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
  • Nov 1 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies' Golf Open
  • Nov 1 Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
  • Nov 2 CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%
  • Nov 2 Faisal succeeds Saud as king of Saudi Arabia

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Nov 3 LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for US President

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Nov 3 Philadelphia voters approve $25 million to build a new sports stadium
  • Nov 5 US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
  • Nov 6 WEIQ TV channel 42 in Mobile, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 7 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
  • Nov 7 18th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 27-22 in College Park
  • Nov 8 IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion
  • Nov 8 KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 8 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • Nov 8 Orioles Frank Robinson unanimous choice as AL MVP
  • Nov 9 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" opens at John Golden NYC for 192 performances
  • Nov 9 Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
  • Nov 10 "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • Nov 10 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • Nov 11 Murray Schisgal's "Luv" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 12 Jean becomes Grand Duke of Luxembourg
  • Nov 12 Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH
  • Nov 13 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points
  • Nov 13 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
  • Nov 14 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 199 performances
  • Nov 14 "Folies Bergere" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • Nov 14 "Oliver!" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 774 performances

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Nov 14 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Nov 15 Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV
  • Nov 15 KBYU TV channel 11 in Provo, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 15 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open

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Nov 15 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, lowest golf score for a woman pro

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Nov 15 Sudan Premier Ibrahim Abbud resigns
  • Nov 16 Radio CJCX Sydney Nova Scotia (Canada) starts shortwave transmission
  • Nov 16 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 17 British Labour Party installs weapon embargo against South Africa
  • Nov 18 Baltimore Oriole Brooks Robinson wins AL MVP

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Nov 18 J. Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"

First Director of the FBI J. Edgar Hoover
First Director of the FBI
J. Edgar Hoover
Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil Rights Activist
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Nov 20 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 9th/10th String Quartet premieres in Moscow
  • Nov 21 "Something More!" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • Nov 21 "Zizi" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • Nov 21 Pope Paul VI signs 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council
  • Nov 21 World's longest suspension bridge "Verrazano Narrows" opens (NYC)
  • Nov 22 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
  • Nov 22 WITF TV channel 33 in Harrisburg-Hershey, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 23 "Bajour" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 performances
  • Nov 23 Beatles release "I Feel Fine" & "She's a Woman"
  • Nov 23 Vatican abolishes Latin as official language of Roman Catholic liturgy
  • Nov 24 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
  • Nov 24 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • Nov 24 For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washngton DC permitted to vote
  • Nov 24 Rebellion ends in Zaire
  • Nov 26 29th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 52nd CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24
  • Nov 28 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Nov 28 Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
  • Nov 28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from University of Auburn first pick by New York Giants
  • Nov 29 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English
  • Nov 30 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned