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.
1790: The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.
National Archives and Records Administration
It's easy to upload your photos and/or videos on News8000.com. Once you do, we'll share your upload with the community!