On this day: November 16

Published On: Nov 14 2012 10:50:45 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Coca-Cola patents its iconic contoured bottle, Al Capone leaves prison, Harry Potter makes his movie debut, and Prince William and Kate Middleton announce their engagement, all on this day.

OTD November 16 - Skylab 4
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1973: NASA launches Skylab 4 with a crew of three astronauts from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for an 84-day mission. The mission was the last of three to the Skylab space station, which burned up upon re-entry of the Earth's atmosphere in 1979.

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