November 1965 in History

Events in History

  • Nov 1 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, SF
  • Nov 1 Trackless trolley plunged into Nile River drowning 74 (Cairo Egypt)
  • Nov 3 Sandy Koufax wins NL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • Nov 4 Lee Breedlove sets female land speed record (308.56 MPH) in Utah
  • Nov 8 British Indian Ocean Territory formed
  • Nov 9 Hurricane hits north east US/Canada
  • Nov 9 Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.
  • Nov 10 Manneke Pis statue stolen in Brussels
  • Nov 11 Rhodesia proclaimed independence from Britain by PM Ian Smith
  • Nov 11 William Alfred's "Hogan's Goat" premieres in NYC

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 12 Ferdinand Marcos elected 10th President of Philippines

10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos
  • Nov 12 General strike in Morocco against disappearance of Ben Barka
  • Nov 12 Mad Dog Vachon beats Crusher in Denver, to become NWA champ
  • Nov 12 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus
  • Nov 13 "Yarmouth Castle" burns & sinks off Bahamas, killing 89
  • Nov 14 George Abbott Theater (Adelphi, 54 St) at 152 W 54th NYC, demolished
  • Nov 14 US government sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam
  • Nov 15 Craig Breedlove sets land speed record (600.601 mph-966.57 kph)
  • Nov 16 Venera 3 launched, 1st to land on another planet (crashes into Venus)
  • Nov 16 Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow
  • Nov 17 General Meeting of UN refuses admittance of China PR
  • Nov 17 The NVA ambushes American troops of the 7th Cavalry at Landing Zone Albany in the la Drang Valley, almost wiping them out
  • Nov 18 Twins SS Zoilo Versalles is named AL MVP
  • Nov 19 Kellogg's Pop Tarts pastries created
  • Nov 20 UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia
  • Nov 21 1st freighter arrives in Ashdod Port Israel
  • Nov 21 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 23 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 24 Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire

President of Zaire Mobutu Sese Seko
President of Zaire
Mobutu Sese Seko
  • Nov 25 Congo military coup under Gen Mobutu, Pres Kasavubu overthrown
  • Nov 26 France launches 1st satellite, 92 lb (42 kg) A1-capsule (Asterix)
  • Nov 27 15-25,000 demonstrate against war in Vietnam in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 27 1st French satellite launched; France becomes 3rd nation in space
  • Nov 28 Browns' Leroy Kelly sets club record for most punt return yds (109)
  • Nov 29 Dale Cummings does 14,118 consecutive sit-ups

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 5 Kubrat, Prince of Panagiurishte, titular Bulgarian royal family
  • Nov 10 Eddie Irvine, Northern Irish race car driver
  • Nov 11 Brian Wilson, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 23 Jennifer Michael Hecht, American poet and historian
  • Nov 28 Erwin Mortier, Belgian author
  • Nov 30 Lee Klein, American Writer
  • Nov 30 Prince Akishino of Japan

Weddings in History

  • Nov 10 Neth 2nd Chamber accept marriage of Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg

Deaths in History

  • Nov 8 Dorothy Kilgallen, American newspaper columnist (b. 1913)
  • Nov 12 Syedna Taher Saifuddin, Bohra Spiritual Leader (b. 1888)
  • Nov 16 Alexander King, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 66
  • Nov 18 Henry A Wallace, VP (1941-45)/founder (Progressive Party), dies at 77
  • Nov 23 Franc Debenham, Australian geographer/geologer, dies at 81
  • Nov 24 Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait (b. 1895)