November 1964 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 KC Chief Len Dawson passes for 6 touchdowns vs Denver (49-39)
  • Nov 1 Vietcong-assault on airport Bien Hoa at Saigon
  • 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 5 US launches Mariner 3 toward Mars; no data returned
  • Nov 8 IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion
  • Nov 9 Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan
  • 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 Pope Paul VI gives tiara to poor
  • 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 Pope Paul VI signs 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council
  • Nov 21 World's longest suspension bridge "Verrazano Narrows" opens (NYC)
  • Nov 23 Vatican abolishes Latin as official language of Roman Catholic liturgy
  • Nov 24 For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washngton DC permitted to vote
  • Nov 24 Rebellion ends in Zaire
  • Nov 28 France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker Algeria
  • Nov 28 Mariner 4 launched; 1st probe to fly by Mars
  • Nov 29 Roman Catholic Church in US replaces Latin with English
  • Nov 30 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars; no data returned

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 Michael D'Asaro II, American fencer-sabre, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 2 Britta Lejon, Swedish politician
  • Nov 7 Gill Holland, American producer
  • Nov 14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Oly-bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Nov 14 Bill Hemmer, American television news reporter
  • Nov 21 Liza Tarbuck, British entertainer
  • Nov 27 Robin Simone Givens, [Mrs Mike Tyson] (Darlene-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 28 Cornelia Guest, debutante (Debutante's Guide to Life)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 5 Lansdale Sasscer, U.S. Congressman for Maryland's 5th District (b. 1893)
  • Nov 6 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • Nov 11 H[enry] Beam Piper, US, sci-fi author (4 Day Planet), dies at 60
  • Nov 24 John Fabricius, playwright, dies at 55
  • Nov 28 Jan Fabricius, Dutch/English playwright (Dolle Hans), dies at 93
  • Nov 29 Anne de Vries, Dutch teacher/author (Bartje), dies at 60