This was 197th day of the year and 168 days remained in the year.
July 16 in History
The District of Columbia was established as the seat of the United States government.
The first parking meters were installed in Oklahoma City.
J. D. Salinger's novel Catcher in the Rye was published.
Apollo 11 took off on the first manned flight to the moon.
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