On this day: November 16

Published On: Nov 14 2012 10:50:45 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 16 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

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

OTD November 16 - William and Kate
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Copyright 2010 Mario Testino

2010: The engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton is announced in London. Middleton's engagement ring was the 12-carat sapphire engagement ring that once belonged to William's mother, Princess Diana. The couple would marry on April 29, 2011, with Middleton taking the royal title Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

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