The following is a selection of some events that took place on fandom on this day:
- On November 16, 2001, the Snapeslash community benefited as a result of the opening of the first Harry Potter movie in theaters. This is mostly owed to fans finding Alan Rickman attractive. 
- On November 16, 2001, the first Harry Potter movie was released. 
- On November 16, 2009, The Twilight Saga: New Moon was premiered in Los Angeles, California in USA . 
- On November 16, 1999, the Buffy: The Vampire Slayer episode The Initiative premiered on television in the United States.