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This date in history 7-16-2021

This date in history for July 16.

1790: Congress declares Washington, D.C as new capital.

1863: Draft riots continue in New York City.

1935: First parking meter is installed.

1945: First atomic bomb is tested.

1951: “Catcher in the Rye” published.

1969: Apollo 11 departs Earth.

1995: Amazon opens for business.

1999: JFK Jr. Killed in plane crash.

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