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The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record and man heads to the moon, all on this day.
1377: Richard II of England is crowned king.
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"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.