1800s / 19th century history on the 6th of May
1835 : New York Herald 1st issue was published by James Gordon Bennett. Sr. It was published for 89 years until 1924, when it was acquired by the New-York Tribune, a smaller rival, to form the New York Herald Tribune.
1840 : The PENNY BLACK postage stamp was valid for use in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, although it was issued 5 days earlier on the 1st of May.
1856 : SiGMUND FREUD the Austrian neurologist and psychoanalyst was born Sigismund Schlomo Freud in Freiberg in Mähren, Moravia, Austrian Empire, now known as Příbor, Czech Republic (died in 1939 aged 83).Continue reading 6th MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY