On this day: July 16

Published On: Jul 13 2012 05:00:49 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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.

OTD July 16 - Michael Flatley
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1958: Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley, known for Irish dance shows "Riverdance," "Lord of the Dance," "Feet of Flames" and "Celtic Tiger," is born in Chicago, Illinois.

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