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.
1967: Actor and comedian Will Ferrell, known for movies such as "Old School," "Elf" and "Anchorman," is born in Irvine, California.
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