On this day: November 16

Published: Nov 14 2012 11:50:45 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 16 2012 02:00:00 AM EST

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 - King Edward I
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1272: While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward becomes King of England upon the death of Henry III, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne.

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