On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Big 4 summit in Paris collapses as USSR levels spy charges against US
  • Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser, at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Parillaud, actress (Subway, Nikita, Innocent Blood), born in Paris, France