To assist government job exam aspirants, Safalta team is providing details of the most important events of India and World History to boost the preparation of students. In today's history, here are the most important incidents that took place on 16 Nov.

  • Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War in 2000.
  • Lionel Messi makes his official debut for FC Barcelona in a friendly against Porto in 2003.
  • In University Park, Texas, the groundbreaking ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center takes place in 2010.
  • Engagement announced between Prince William and Catherine [Kate] Middleton at Clarence House, London in 2010.
  • 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 2' grosses $500 million in 24 hours to become the biggest entertainment launch of all time in 2012.
  • Sachin Tendulkar plays his very last cricket match before retiring in Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium against the West Indies in 2013.
  • Klaus Iohannis wins the Romanian Presidential election in 2014.
  • French President François Hollande declares the country at war with ISIS in an address to parliament in 2015.
  • 19 countries pledge to phase out coal at UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany in 2017.

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