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May 16 – In 1960, a harsh exchange between Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

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May 16  –  In 1960, a harsh exchange between Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and President Dwight D. Eisenhower doomed a much heralded summit conference between the two nations, following the Soviet downing of an American U-2 reconnaissance plane.

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