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.
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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