This happened today, November 16

Lorraine Lilagan, Editor

1950 – U.S. President Harry Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat.

1965 – Walt Disney launches Epcot Center.


2000 – Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. president to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam war.

2003 – Lionel Messi makes his official debut for FC Barcelona.

2010 – Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton announced their engagement at Clarence House, London.