On this day: July 16

POSTED: 03:00 PM PDT Jul 13, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 15, 2014 

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 - USS George Washington
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U.S. Navy photograph

1960: The USS George Washington, a modified Skipjack class submarine, successfully test fires the first ballistic missile while submerged.

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