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The following events occurred in November 1965:
- 1 November 1, 1965 (Monday)
- 2 November 2, 1965 (Tuesday)
- 3 November 3, 1965 (Wednesday)
- 4 November 4, 1965 (Thursday)
- 5 November 5, 1965 (Friday)
- 6 November 6, 1965 (Saturday)
- 7 November 7, 1965 (Sunday)
- 8 November 8, 1965 (Monday)
- 9 November 9, 1965 (Tuesday)
- 10 November 10, 1965 (Wednesday)
- 11 November 11, 1965 (Thursday)
- 12 November 12, 1965 (Friday)
- 13 November 13, 1965 (Saturday)
- 14 November 14, 1965 (Sunday)
- 15 November 15, 1965 (Monday)
- 16 November 16, 1965 (Tuesday)
- 17 November 17, 1965 (Wednesday)
- 18 November 18, 1965 (Thursday)
- 19 November 19, 1965 (Friday)
- 20 November 20, 1965 (Saturday)
- 21 November 21, 1965 (Sunday)
- 22 November 22, 1965 (Monday)
- 23 November 23, 1965 (Tuesday)
- 24 November 24, 1965 (Wednesday)
- 25 November 25, 1965 (Thursday)
- 26 November 26, 1965 (Friday)
- 27 November 27, 1965 (Saturday)
- 28 November 28, 1965 (Sunday)
- 29 November 29, 1965 (Monday)
- 30 November 30, 1965 (Tuesday)
- 31 References
November 1, 1965 (Monday)
November 2, 1965 (Tuesday)
- Republican John Lindsay is elected mayor of New York City.
- Greek liberty ship Panagathos runs aground north of Ameland, Friesland, the Netherlands, and is wrecked. All 33 crew are rescued.
- Born: Shahrukh Khan, Indian film actor, producer and TV host, in New Delhi
- Died: Norman Morrison, 32, US Quaker, of burns suffered when he set himself on fire in front of The Pentagon, in protest against the Vietnam War.
November 3, 1965 (Wednesday)
November 4, 1965 (Thursday)
- Lee Breedlove, wife of Craig Breedlove, sets a new women's land speed record of 308 mph, driving her husband's jet-powered car,
November 5, 1965 (Friday)
- Martial law is announced in Rhodesia. The United Nations General Assembly accepts British intent to use force against Rhodesia if necessary by a vote of 82–9.
November 6, 1965 (Saturday)
- "Freedom Flights" begin: Cuba and the United States formally agree to start an airlift for Cubans who want to go to the United States (by 1971 250,000 Cubans take advantage of this program).
- Died: Edgard Varèse, 81, French composer
November 7, 1965 (Sunday)
- Pillsbury's world-famous mascot, the Pillsbury Doughboy, makes his first appearance.
- Died: Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad, 76, Indian 2nd Caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community
November 8, 1965 (Monday)
- Vietnam War – Operation Hump: The 173rd Airborne is ambushed by over 1,200 Viet Cong.
- The British Indian Ocean Territory is created, consisting of Chagos Archipelago, Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches islands (on June 23, 1976 Aldabra, Farquhar and Des Roches are returned to the Seychelles).
- The Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965 is given Royal Assent, suspending the death penalty for murder in the United Kingdom; renewal of the Act in 1969 makes the abolition permanent.
- American Airlines Flight 383 crashes on approach to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport; four of the 62 people on board survive, one of whom is record producer and music journalist Israel Horowitz.
- The soap opera Days of Our Lives is broadcast for the first time, on NBC television.
- Died: Dorothy Kilgallen, 52, US journalist (cause of death unknown)
November 9, 1965 (Tuesday)
- Northeast Blackout of 1965: Several U.S. states (VT, NH, MA, CT, RI, NY and portions of NJ) and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 1⁄2 hours.
- Born: Bryn Terfel, Welsh operatic bass-baritone, in Pant Glas (as Bryn Terfel Jones)
November 10, 1965 (Wednesday)
- In Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe), the white-minority government of Ian Smith unilaterally declares de facto independence ('UDI').
- Died: Roger Allen LaPorte, 22, US Catholic Worker Movement member, of burns suffered when he set himself on fire in front of the Dag Hammarskjold Library in New York City on the previous day, in protest against the Vietnam War.
November 11, 1965 (Thursday)
- United Airlines Flight 227 a Boeing 727-22, crashes short of the runway and catches fire at Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lake City; 43 out of 91 passengers and crew perish.
- In a by-election caused by the death of sitting MP Norman Dodds, the UK Parliamentary seat of Erith and Crayford, James Wellbeloved retains the seat for the Labour Party.
November 12, 1965 (Friday)
- A UN Security Council resolution (voted 10–0) recommends that other countries not recognize independent Rhodesia.
- Died: Syedna Taher Saifuddin, 77, Indian spiritual leader
November 13, 1965 (Saturday)
- The SS Yarmouth Castle burns and sinks 60 miles (97 km) off Nassau, Bahamas, with the loss of 90 lives.
November 14, 1965 (Sunday)
- Vietnam War – Battle of the Ia Drang: In the Ia Drang Valley of the Central Highlands in Vietnam, the first major engagement of the war between regular United States and North Vietnamese forces begins.
November 15, 1965 (Monday)
November 16, 1965 (Tuesday)
- The Soviet Union launches the Venera 3 space probe from Baikonur, Kazakhstan toward Venus (on March 1, 1966 it becomes the first spacecraft to reach the surface of another planet).
- Died: W. T. Cosgrave, 85, Irish politician and former prime minister
November 17, 1965 (Wednesday)
- The economic term "stagflation" is used for the first time, by British politician Iain Macleod.
- Died: Hans Nielsen, 53, German film actor
November 18, 1965 (Thursday)
- A barge containing 602 tons of chlorine gas in cylinders, sunk two months earlier near Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US, by Hurricane Betsy, is recovered without any harmful effects.
- Former Irish prime minister W. T. Cosgrave receives a state funeral at the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham, Dublin.
November 19, 1965 (Friday)
- In the Philippine general election, incumbent President Diosdado Macapagal loses his opportunity of a second full term as President of the Philippines to Senate President Ferdinand Marcos.
- Born: Laurent Blanc, French footballer and football manager, in Alès
November 20, 1965 (Saturday)
- The UN Security Council recommends that all states stop trading with Rhodesia.
November 21, 1965 (Sunday)
- Mireille Mathieu performs on France's Télé-Dimanche and begins her successful singing career.
- Born: Björk, Icelandic singer-songwriter, in Reykjavik; Alexander Siddig, Sudanese actor
November 22, 1965 (Monday)
- The musical Man of La Mancha opens in a Greenwich Village theatre in New York and eventually becomes a major hit, winning a Tony Award for its star, Richard Kiley.
- Bob Dylan marries Sara Lowndes.
- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is established as a specialized agency of the United Nations.
November 23, 1965 (Tuesday)
- Soviet general Mikhail Kazakov assumes command of the Warsaw Pact.
November 24, 1965 (Wednesday)
- Congolese lieutenant general Mobutu ousts Joseph Kasavubu and declares himself president.
- The Liberian cargo ship Ping An is driven ashore at Ter Heijde, Netherlands. All 49 crew are rescued. The ship was declared at constructive total loss and scrapped in situ.
- Died: Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, 70, Emir of Kuwait
November 25, 1965 (Thursday)
- Northern Ireland general election, 1965: The Ulster Unionist Party increases its vote share largely through a reduction in the number of uncontested seats.
- Died: Dame Myra Hess, English pianist, 75
November 26, 1965 (Friday)
- At the Hammaguira launch facility in the Sahara Desert, France launches a Diamant-A rocket with its first satellite, Asterix-1 on board, becoming the third country to enter outer space.
November 27, 1965 (Saturday)
- Tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters picket the White House, then march on the Washington Monument.
- Vietnam War: The Pentagon tells U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson that if planned major sweep operations to neutralize Viet Cong forces during the next year are to succeed, the number of American troops in Vietnam will have to be increased from 120,000 to 400,000.
November 28, 1965 (Sunday)
- Vietnam War: In response to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's call for "more flags" in Vietnam, Philippines President-elect Ferdinand Marcos announces he will send troops to help fight in South Vietnam.
November 29, 1965 (Monday)
- The Canadian satellite Alouette 2 is launched.
November 30, 1965 (Tuesday)
- SEAMEO, the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, is established to promote cooperation in education, science and culture in the Southeast Asian region.
- Born: Ben Stiller, US actor, in New York City
- "Helicopters Save 26 Seamen" The Times (London). Wednesday, 3 November 1965. (56469), col E, p. 11.
- "The Pacifists" Time Magazine. November 12, 1965. (Accessed July 23, 2007) 
- "Mrs Breedlove hits 308 MPH in jet car", Detroit Free Press, November 5, 1965.
- Full Civil Aeronautics Board report
- Jordan, Sara (2007). "Who Killed Dorothy Kilgallen?". Midwest Today.
- Buckley, Thomas. "Man, 22, Immolates Himself In Antiwar Protest at U.N." New York Times (1857-Current file); Nov 10, 1965; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The New York Times (1851-2004).
- NTSB (November 11, 1965). "NTSB Identification: DCA66A0004". NTSB. Retrieved 2006-12-18.
- Full results
- Kollewe, Julia (15 February 2011). "Inflation: what you need to know". UK: The Guardian.
- "Disaster Averted in Louisiana". The Lewiston Daily Sun. 18 November 1965. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- "49 Rescued from Grounded Ship" The Times (London). Thursday, 25 November 1965. (56488), col F, p. 11.
- "The end of the Ping An". British Pathé. 1965. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
- Northern Ireland Parliamentary Election Results
- Reading Eagle newspaper - Heart Attack Brings Death To Myra Hess
- Official website. Accessed 26 January 2014