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- 1 November 1, 1964 (Sunday)
- 2 November 2, 1964 (Monday)
- 3 November 3, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 4 November 4, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 5 November 5, 1964 (Thursday)
- 6 November 6, 1964 (Friday)
- 7 November 7, 1964 (Saturday)
- 8 November 8, 1964 (Sunday)
- 9 November 9, 1964 (Monday)
- 10 November 10, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 11 November 11, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 12 November 12, 1964 (Thursday)
- 13 November 13, 1964 (Friday)
- 14 November 14, 1964 (Saturday)
- 15 November 15, 1964 (Sunday)
- 16 November 16, 1964 (Monday)
- 17 November 17, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 18 November 18, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 19 November 19, 1964 (Thursday)
- 20 November 20, 1964 (Friday)
- 21 November 21, 1964 (Saturday)
- 22 November 22, 1964 (Sunday)
- 23 November 23, 1964 (Monday)
- 24 November 24, 1964 (Tuesday)
- 25 November 25, 1964 (Wednesday)
- 26 November 26, 1964 (Thursday)
- 27 November 27, 1964 (Friday)
- 28 November 28, 1964 (Saturday)
- 29 November 29, 1964 (Sunday)
- 30 November 30, 1964 (Monday)
- 31 References
November 1, 1964 (Sunday)
- Viet Cong infiltrators stage a mortar attack on Bien Hoa Air Base in South Vietnam, destroying five U.S. Air Force B-57 Canberra bombers, a U.S. Air Force HH-43F helicopter, and four South Vietnamese Air Force A-1 Skyraider attack aircraft, and damaging 15 B-57s and some HH-43Fs.
November 2, 1964 (Monday)
- Prince Faisal is proclaimed King of Saudi Arabia, in place of his brother Saud, who goes into exile.
- A U.S. Air Force HH-43F helicopter based at Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam, conducts the first night rescue by the Air Force 's Air-Sea Rescue Service in Southeast Asia.
- Stars appearing in front of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom at the annual Royal Variety Performance include Tommy Cooper, The Bachelors, Cilla Black, Millicent Martin, Kathy Kirby, Brenda Lee, Morecambe and Wise, Gracie Fields, Jimmy Tarbuck, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Bob Newhart and Lena Horne.
November 3, 1964 (Tuesday)
- United States presidential election, 1964: Incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson defeats Republican challenger Barry Goldwater with over 60 percent of the popular vote.
- The Bolivian government of President Víctor Paz Estenssoro is overthrown by a military rebellion led by General Alfredo Ovando Candía, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, with the aid of the Vice-President and former head of the Air Force René Barrientos.
- The opening ceremony of the 2nd Summer Paralympics (also known as the 13th International Stoke Mandeville Games) is held in Tokyo, Japan.
- Born: Paprika Steen, Danish actress, in Frederiksberg
November 4, 1964 (Wednesday)
- The first automatic blind landing by a passenger aircraft occurs when a British European Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident lands in dense fog.
- In the USA, the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame is incorporated.
November 5, 1964 (Thursday)
- Mariner program: Mariner 3, a U.S. space probe intended for Mars, is launched from Cape Kennedy but fails.
- The Swaziland Railway is opened.
- Died: Mabel Lucie Attwell, 85, British illustrator; John S. Robertson, 86, Canadian film director
November 6, 1964 (Friday)
November 7, 1964 (Saturday)
- Dominic DeNucci wins the IWA World Heavyweight Championship (Australia) wrestling title, defeating Killer Kowalski in Melbourne.
November 8, 1964 (Sunday)
November 9, 1964 (Monday)
- The British House of Commons votes to abolish the death penalty for murder in Great Britain. The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 came into force the following year, and did not cover four other capital offences: high treason, "piracy with violence" (piracy with intent to kill or cause grievous bodily harm), arson in royal dockyards and espionage, as well as capital offences under military law. Northern Ireland was excluded from the legislation.
- Zambia becomes a member of UNESCO.
November 10, 1964 (Tuesday)
- Australia partially reintroduces compulsory military service as a result of the Indonesian Confrontation.
- Born: Magnus Scheving, Icelandic producer, in Borgarnes; Kenny Rogers, US baseball player, in Savannah, Georgia
- Died: Jimmie Dodd, 54, American actor and TV personality (cancer)
November 11, 1964 (Wednesday)
- Born: Calista Flockhart, US actress, in Freeport, Illinois
November 12, 1964 (Thursday)
November 13, 1964 (Friday)
November 14, 1964 (Saturday)
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Bridgetown, Barbados, is officially opened.
November 15, 1964 (Sunday)
- Bonanza Air Lines Flight 114, a Fairchild F27 Friendship, crashes near Sloan, Nevada, while on approach to McCarran International Airport in Paradise, Nevada, in poor weather conditions, killing all 29 people on board. It will be the only fatal accident in the 23-year history of Bonanza Air Lines.
November 16, 1964 (Monday)
- Born: Diana Krall, Canadian jazz pianist and singer, in Nanaimo, British Columbia
November 17, 1964 (Tuesday)
November 18, 1964 (Wednesday)
- The present coat of arms of The Gambia comes into use.
November 19, 1964 (Thursday)
- The United States Department of Defense announces the closing of 95 military bases and facilities, including the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and Fort Jay, New York.
November 20, 1964 (Friday)
- Linjeflyg Flight 277, a Convair CV-340 Metropolitan, crashes at Ängelholm, Sweden, during its approach to a Swedish Air Force base which is now Ängelholm-Helsingborg Airport. Thirty-one of the 43 people on board die, and all 12 survivors are injured.
- The Panamanian cargo ship Pompadour runs aground in the South China Sea, some 70 nautical miles (130 km) west of Palawan, Philippines. The British ship Salvonia is sent to her rescue, but also runs aground whilst towing Pompadour. Both crews are rescued by HMS Zest.
November 21, 1964 (Saturday)
- Second Vatican Council: The third period of the Catholic Church's ecumenical council closes.
- The Verrazano Narrows Bridge opens to traffic (the world's longest suspension bridge at this time).
November 22, 1964 (Sunday)
- The 1964 PGA Tour season concludes with Jack Nicklaus emerging as the leading money winner with earnings of $113,285. Ken Venturi is voted PGA Player of the Year and Arnold Palmer wins the Vardon Trophy for the lowest scoring average.
November 23, 1964 (Monday)
- Trans World Airlines Flight 800, a Boeing 707-331, crashes on takeoff from Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, due to engine failure, killing 50 of the 73 people on board and injuring all 23 survivors.
November 24, 1964 (Tuesday)
- Belgian paratroopers and mercenaries capture Stanleyville, but a number of hostages die in the fighting, among them Evangelical Covenant Church missionary Dr. Paul Carlson.
November 25, 1964 (Wednesday)
- Died: Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu, Indian Carnatic musician, 71
November 26, 1964 (Thursday)
- Pakistan's first television broadcasting channel was founded, under the name of Pakistan Television Corporation.
November 27, 1964 (Friday)
- The post of Prime Minister of Bhutan, held by Dasho Lhendup Dorji, is abolished. It will eventually be revived in 1998.
November 28, 1964 (Saturday)
- Mariner program: NASA launches the Mariner 4 space probe from Cape Kennedy toward Mars to take television pictures of that planet in July 1965.
- Vietnam War: United States National Security Council members, including Robert McNamara, Dean Rusk, and Maxwell Taylor, agree to recommend a plan for a 2-stage escalation of bombing in North Vietnam, to President Lyndon B. Johnson.
- France performs underground nuclear test at Ecker in Algeria
November 29, 1964 (Sunday)
- The Greek cargo ship Agios Nikolaos explodes and sinks off Peniche, Portugal. The crew are rescued by the Portuguese tanker SS Fogo.
- Died: Anne de Vries, Dutch novelist, 60
November 30, 1964 (Monday)
- Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 36-37
- Vassiliev, Alexei, The History of Saudi Arabia, London, UK: Al Saqi Books, 1998, p366
- Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 14.
- White, Theodore (1965). The Making of the President: 1964.
- The Thirteenth International Stoke Mandeville Games for The Paralysed, dinf.ne.jp, March 17, 1999
- Colorado Sports Hall of Fame (CSHoF) official website
- "History of Swaziland Railway - Then & Now". Swaziland Railway. Retrieved 2011-12-29.
- "HRH Grand Duke Jean". Service information et presse du gouvernement luxembourgeois. Retrieved 12 November 2010.
- "Frigate Rescues Ships' Crews" The Times (London). Saturday, 21 November 1964. (56175), col B, p. 7.
- "P.G.A. Picks Venturi As Golfer of Year". The New York Times. UPI. October 4, 1964. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
- History of Pakistan Television Network
- "Greek Ship Sinks Off Portugal" The Times (London). Monday, 30 November 1964. (56182), col G, p. 8.