On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1856

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Peary, American arctic explorer (North Pole-Apr 6 1909), born in Cresson, Pennsylvania (d. 1920)

Person of interestSigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and father of psychology, born in Freiberg, Austrian Empire (d. 1939)

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud

Famous Deaths

  • William Hamilton, metaphysicist, dies