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May 6: This Day That Year

May 6

- 1733 - 1st international boxing match: Bob Whittaker (wins) vs Tito di Carni.

- 1840 - The Penny Black (World's first postage stamp), is issued in Great Britain.

- 1856 - Birthday: Sigmund Freud (Age: 83), Austrian neurologist and father of psychology.

- 1861 - Birthday: Rabindranath Tagore (Age: 80), Indian philosopher/poet/writer.

- 1861 - Birthday: Motilal Nehru (Age 69), Indian Freedom fighter .

- 1910 - George V becomes King of the UK after his father’s (Edward VII) death.

- 1953 - Birthday: Tony Blair, British Prime Minister.

- 1960 - US President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960.

- 1961 - Birthday: George Clooney, American actor.

- 2001 - Syria: Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque.

- 2012 - France: François Hollande becomes 24th President.

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