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.
1943: Football coach Jimmy Johnson, who won a NCAA championship with the University of Miami in 1987 and two Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys, is born in Port Arthur, Texas. Johnson, who also coached at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater and with the Miami Dolphins, is an inductee of the College Football Hall of Fame.
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