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 - Condoleezza Rice
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2004: U.S. President George W. Bush nominates National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice to be secretary of state, succeeding Gen. Colin Powell. The Senate would confirm her nomination by a vote of 85–13 on Jan. 26, 2005.

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