What Happened on November 16, 2010

Historical Events

Engagement of Interest

Engagement announced between British Prince William and Kate Middleton at Clarence House, London

Event of Interest

In University Park, Texas, the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center takes place

Famous Divorces

Avril Lavigne

Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Britton Chance, American molecular biologist and yachtsman (Olympic gold 5½m Class 1952), dies at 97
  • Donald Nyrop, American airline executive (b. 1912)
  • Ronni Chasen, American film publicist (b. 1946)
  • Wyngard Tracy, Filipino talent manager (b. 1952)

About November 16, 2010

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: What's My Name? - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Only Girl (In The World) - Rihanna