- The Hungry generation Movement is launched in Calcutta, India.
- The Interstate Commerce Commission's federal order banning segregation at all interstate public facilities officially comes into effect.
- The Madame Alexander Doll Club is founded by Margaret Doris Winson of Sweet Springs MO.
November 2 - Kean opens at Broadway Theater in New York City for 92 performances.
November 3 - The United Nations General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant to the position of acting Secretary-General.
November 6 - The U.S. government issues a stamp honoring the 100th birthday of James Naismith.
November 8 - Imperial Airlines Flight 201/8 crashes while attempting to land at Richmond, Virginia, killing 77 persons on board.
November 9 - Neil Armstrong records a world record speed in a rocket plane of 6,587 km/h flying a X-15.
November 10 - Catch-22 is first published by Joseph Heller.
November 11 - Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian United Nations pilots. - Stalingrad is renamed Volgograd.
November 17 - Michael Rockefeller, son of New York Governor and later Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, disappears in the jungles of New Guinea.
November 18 - U.S. President John F. Kennedy sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam.
November 20 - The funeral of longtime House Speaker Sam Rayburn is held in Washington, DC. Two former Presidents (Truman, Eisenhower) and one future one (Lyndon B. Johnson) join President Kennedy in paying their respects.
- I.smet I.nönü of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (26th government, first coalition in Turkey, partner AP)
November 24 - World Food Program (WFP) formed as a temporary United Nations program.
November 30 - The Soviet Union vetoes Kuwait's application for United Nations membership. (source: Wikipedia)