On This Day In History—July 18

On This Day in History: 1918, Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa (1994-1999) is born. Pictured: Commissioners Israel & Eva Gaither, while Territorial Leaders of Southern Africa with President Mandela.

On This Day In History—July 17

On this Day in History: 1955, The first Disneyland theme park, in Anaheim, California, officially opens.

On This Day In History—July16

1935, the world’s first parking meter, Park-O-Meter No.1, is installed in Oklahoma City.