On this day: July 16

Published On: Jul 13 2012 05:00:49 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2016 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 - Orville Redenbacher
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1907: Botanist and entrepreneur Orville Redenbacher, most often associated with the brand of popcorn that bears his name, is born in Brazil, Indiana. He died at age 88 on Sept. 19, 1995.

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