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.
1941: Joe DiMaggio hits safely for the 56th consecutive game, a streak that still stands as a MLB record.
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Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney
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