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 - Santa Fe Trail
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United States National Park Service

1822: Missouri trader William Becknell arrives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, over a route that would become known as the Santa Fe Trail.

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