What Happened on May 6, 1856

Famous Birthdays

Robert PearyRobert Peary (1856-1920)

American arctic explorer who claimed to have 1st reached geographic North Pole (Apr 6 1909), born in Cresson, Pennsylvania

Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud (1856-1939)

Austrian neurologist and father of psychology, born in Freiberg, Austrian Empire


Famous Deaths

  • William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies
1856 Highlights

About May 6, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 166 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus