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.
1661: The first banknotes in Europe are issued by the Swedish bank Stockholms Banco, a predecessor of the Bank of Sweden.
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