November 1 - Arecibo Observatory, a radio telescope, officially begins operation in Puerto Rico.
November 2 - 1963 South Vietnamese coup: Arrest and assassination of Ngo Dinh Diem, the South Vietnamese President.
November 6 - 1963 South Vietnamese coup: Coup leader General Du+o+ng Va(n Minh takes over as leader of South Vietnam.
November 7 - 11 German miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days in what became known as the "Wunder von
Lengede" ("miracle of Lengede").
November 8 - Finnair aircraft OH-LCA crashes before landing at Mariehamn Airport on the Åland Islands.
November 9 - Two disasters in Japan:
- Miike Coal Mine explosion: A coal mine explosion kills 458 and sends 839 carbon monoxide poisoning victims to hospital.
- Tsurumi rail accident: A triple train disaster in Yokohama kills 161.
November 10 - Malcolm X makes an historic speech in Detroit, Michigan: Message to the Grass Roots.
November 14 - A volcanic eruption under the sea near Iceland creates a new island, Surtsey.
November 16 - A newspaper strike begins in Toledo, Ohio.
November 18 - The Dartford Tunnel opens in England. - The first push-button telephone is made available to AT&T customers.
November 22 - Assassination of John F. Kennedy: In Dallas, Texas, President of the United States John F. Kennedy is assassinated, Texas
Governor John B. Connally is seriously wounded, and Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson becomes the 36th President. All
television coverage for the next four days is devoted to the assassination, its aftermath, the procession of the horsedrawn
casket to the Capitol Rotunda, and the funeral of President Kennedy. Stores and businesses shut down for the entire weekend
and Monday, in tribute. - The Beatles' second U.K. album, With the Beatles, is released.
November 23 - John Kilbride (12) is abducted by Myra Hindley and Ian Brady in England.
- The first episode of the BBC television series Doctor Who is broadcast in the United Kingdom.
- The Golden Age Nursing Home fire kills 63 elderly people near Fitchville, Ohio.
November 24 - Lee Harvey Oswald, assassin of John F. Kennedy, is shot dead by Jack Ruby in Dallas, Texas, an event seen on live national
television. Later that night, a hastily arranged program, A Tribute to John F. Kennedy from the Arts, featuring actors, opera
singers, and noted writers, all performing dramatic readings and/or music, was telecast on ABC-TV.
- Vietnam War: New U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson confirms that the United States intends to continue supporting South
Vietnam militarily and economically.
November 25 - U.S. President Kennedy is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Schools around the nation cancel
classes that day, millions watch the funeral on live international television.
November 29 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson establishes the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of
John F. Kennedy. - Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 831, a Douglas DC-8 crashes into a wooded hillside after taking-off from Dorval
International Airport near Montreal, killing all 118 on board, the worst air disaster for many years in Canada's history.
- Foundation stone for Mirzapur Cadet College is laid in East Pakistan (present-day Bangladesh). (source: Wikipedia)