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  • Normandy, France
    Sunday Jul 16, 1944

    World War II

    Invasion of Normandy

    Normandy, France
    Sunday Jul 16, 1944

    The Allies invaded northern France, which lasted from the D-Day to Mid-July 1944. As Result, Germans retreated eastwards to Paris.




  • France
    Monday Jul 16, 1984

    3D printing

    Alain Le Méhauté, Olivier de Witte, and Jean Claude André filed their patent for the stereolithography process

    France
    Monday Jul 16, 1984

    On 16 July 1984, Alain Le Méhauté, Olivier de Witte, and Jean Claude André filed their patent for the stereolithography process. The application of the French inventors was abandoned by the French General Electric Company (now Alcatel-Alsthom) and CILAS (The Laser Consortium).




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