July 16, 1961 in History

Event:

Ralph Boston of U.S., sets then long jump record at 27' 2"





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1994 Comet Shoemaker-Levy collides with Jupiter
1980 Ronald Reagan nominated for President by Republicans in Detroit
1926 National Geographic takes 1st natural-color undersea photos
1920 China joins the League of Nations
1790 Congress establishes District of Columbia
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