November 2 - Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the case of D. H. Lawrence's novel Lady
November 8 - United States presidential election, 1960: In a close race, John F. Kennedy is elected over Richard
Nixon, to become (at 43) the second youngest man to serve as the President of the United States, and the youngest man elected
to this position.
November 13 - Sammy Davis, Jr., marries the Swedish actress May Britt.
November 14 - Belgium threatens to leave the United Nations over criticism of its policy concerning the Republic of
- A collision between two trains in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia, kills 117 people.
November 15 - A Polaris missile is test-launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida
November 22 - The United Nations supports the government of Joseph Kasavubu and Joseph Mobutu in the Republic of the
November 24 - The professional basketball player Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers gets 55 rebounds in an NBA
game versus the Boston Celtics.
November 28 - Mauritania becomes independent of France. (source: Wikipedia)