Psychologist Events in History



2007 Death - Albert Ellis, American psychologist, dies of heart failure at 93

2006 Death - John Money, New Zealander Psychologist

2005 Death - M. Scott Peck, American Psychologist

1997 Death - Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist, dies at 76

1997 Death - Viktor E. Frankl, Austrian Psychologist

1997 Death - Thelma Moss, psychologist, dies at 78

1996 Death - David Viscott, American Psychologist

1996 Death - Sigmund Koch, psychologist/philosopher, dies at 79

1996 Death - Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist, dies at 77

1994 Death - Frances Tustin, child Psychologist, dies at 81

1994 Death - Henriette Santer, clinical psychologist, dies at 62

1994 Death - David Brooks, psychologist, dies at 91

1994 Death - Erik Erikson, Psychologist

1994 Event - Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36)

1990 Death - B F Skinner, psychologist (Skinner Box), dies of Leukemia at 86

1988 Death - Virginia Satir, American Psychologist

1987 Death - Carl Rogers, American Psychologist

1984 Death - Stanley Milgram, American Psychologist

1981 Death - Jacques Lacan, French Psychologist

1980 Death - Jean Piaget, Swiss psychologist/theory/educator, dies at 84

1974 Death - Roberto Assagioli, Italian Psychologist

1961 Death - Carl G. Jung, Swiss Psychologist

1961 Death - Carl Jung, Swiss Psychologist

1959 Death - Edward C Tolman, U.S. psychologist (behaviorism), dies

1958 Death - John B Watson, U.S. psychologist/behaviorist, dies

1956 Death - Lewis M Terman, psychologist (Genetic studies of genius), dies at 79

1955 Event - New York psychologist Joyce Brothers won "$64,000 Question" on boxing

1955 Death - Geza Revesz, Hungary/Dutch psychologist (Talent and genius), dies at 76

1950 Birthday - Phil McGraw, born in Vinita, Oklahoma, television personality, former psychologist, host of 'Dr. Phil' television program, earned $80 million in 2009

1950 Birthday - Andrew N Meltzoff, developmental psychologist

1949 Death - Elton Mayo, Australian Psychologist

1949 Birthday - Jonathan Kellerman, American Psychologist

1949 Death - Edward Thorndike, American Psychologist

1949 Death - Harry Stack Sullivan, American Psychologist

1947 Death - Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67

1947 Death - William Moulton Marston, American Psychologist

1945 Death - Charles A Ellwood, U.S. sociologist/psychologist, dies at 72

1945 Birthday - Clarissa Pinkola Estes, born in Indiana, writer, psychologist, certified Jungian psychoanalyst, poet, author, wrote bestseller, 'Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype'

1943 Birthday - J. Philippe Rushton, Canadian Psychologist

1943 Death - Otto Selz, German psychologist (In Auschwitz), dies

1943 Birthday - Howard Gardner, born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, psychologist, invented theory of multiple intelligences, influenced by Jerome Bruner, Nelson Goodman, Jean Piaget, MacArthur Prize Fellowship, 1981

1940 Birthday - Wayne W. Dyer, psychologist, Universe Within You

1940 Birthday - Wayne Dyer, American Psychologist

1940 Death - Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetiek), dies at 56

1938 Death - Louis William Stern, German/US philosopher/psychologist, dies at 66

1936 Birthday - M. Scott Peck, American Psychologist

1936 Birthday - James Dobson, American Psychologist

1936 Birthday - James C. Dobson, American Psychologist

1936 Death - Ivan Pavlov, Russian Psychologist

1933 Birthday - Stanley Milgram, American Psychologist

1933 Birthday - Philip Zimbardo, American Psychologist

1932 Birthday - Henriette Santer, clinical Psychologist

1931 Birthday - Tomas G. Transtromer, Swedish psychologist/poet, Morkerseende

1931 Birthday - Ram Dass, American Psychologist

1927 Birthday - R. D. Laing, Scottish Psychologist

1926 Birthday - Robert Jay Lifton, American Psychologist

1926 Birthday - James Hillman, born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, psychologist, credited with developing archetypal psychology

1925 Death - Karl Abraham, German Psychologist

1925 Birthday - Albert Bandura, Canadian Psychologist

1925 Birthday - Virginia Johnson, American Psychologist

1925 Event - French psychologist Emil Coue brings his self-esteem therapy to U.S. "Every day in every way I am getting better and better"

1924 Death - G. Stanley Hall, American Psychologist

1922 Death - William Halse Rivers, British psychologist/anthropologist, dies

1921 Birthday - Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist

1921 Birthday - Paul Watzlawick, Austrian Psychologist

1921 Birthday - John Money, New Zealander Psychologist

1920 Death - Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies

1920 Birthday - Thomas Szasz, American Psychologist

1919 Birthday - Alan Hugh Iliffe, psychologist

1916 Birthday - Virginia Satir, American Psychologist

1916 Birthday - Hans Eysenck, psychologist

1916 Death - Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist/philosopher/psychologist, dies at 78

1915 Birthday - Jerome Bruner, American Psychologist

1913 Birthday - Frances Tustin, child psychologist

1913 Birthday - Albert Ellis, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American psychologist, developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

1911 Death - Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies

1911 Death - Alfred Binet, French Psychologist

1910 Birthday - Angus Campbell, U.S., psychologist, Elections and Political Order

1910 Birthday - Eric Berne, American Psychologist

1909 Birthday - Rollo May, U.S., psychologist, Love and Will

1908 Birthday - Abraham Maslow, U.S. psychologist, humanistic psychology

1905 Birthday - Viktor E. Frankl, Austrian Psychologist

1904 Birthday - Rudolf Arnheim, born in Berlin, German-born author, art and film theorist, philosopher, psychologist

1904 Birthday - B. F. Skinner, American Psychologist

1902 Birthday - David Brooks, psychologist

1902 Birthday - Erik H Erickson, psychologist, Existentionalist

1902 Birthday - Erik Erikson, Psychologist

1902 Birthday - Carl R[ansom] Rogers, U.S., psychologist, Client-Centered Therapy

1902 Birthday - Carl Rogers, American Psychologist

1901 Birthday - Jacques Lacan, French Psychologist

1900 Birthday - Erich Fromm, born in Frankfurt, Germany, psychologist, Sane Society

1897 Birthday - Gordon W. Allport, U.S., psychologist, personalities

1897 Birthday - Gordon W. Allport, Psychologist

1896 Birthday - Jean Piaget, born in Switzerland, pioneer developmental psychologist and zoologist

1893 Birthday - William Moulton Marston, American Psychologist

1892 Birthday - Harry Stack Sullivan, American Psychologist

1890 Birthday - Floyd Henri Allport, U.S. psychologist/sociologist

1890 Birthday - Eino Kaila, Finnish psychologist/philosopher

1888 Birthday - Roberto Assagioli, Italian Psychologist

1887 Death - Gustav T Fechner, German psychologist/physicist, dies at 86

1887 Birthday - Wolfgang Kohler, German/U.S. Gestalt psychologist, Mentality of Apes

1886 Birthday - Edward C. Tolman, U.S. psychologist, behaviorism

1886 Birthday - Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist

1884 Birthday - Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist, Nobel-1922

1883 Birthday - Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist, eidetism

1882 Birthday - Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator

1881 Birthday - Otto Selz, German psychologist

1880 Birthday - Elton Mayo, Australian Psychologist

1879 Birthday - John Broadus Watson, behaviorist psychologist

1878 Birthday - Geza Revesz, Hungarian/Dutch psychologist, Talent and Genius

1878 Death - Claude Bernard, French Psychologist

1877 Birthday - Karl Abraham, German Psychologist

1877 Birthday - Lewis M Terman, Indiana, psychologist, developed Stanford-Binet IQ test

1876 Birthday - Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist

1875 Birthday - Carl G. Jung, Swiss Psychologist

1875 Birthday - Carl Jung, Swiss Psychologist

1875 Birthday - John Lindworsky, German jesuit/psychologist, Der Wille

1874 Birthday - Edward Thorndike, American Psychologist

1873 Death - Benedict Augustin Morel, psychologist (dementia praecox), dies at 63

1873 Birthday - Charles A. Ellwood, U.S., sociologist/psychologist

1871 Birthday - Narziss Ach, German psychologist, Analyse des Willens

1869 Death - Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies

1867 Birthday - August W. Messer, German philosopher/educator/psychologist

1859 Birthday - Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist

1859 Birthday - Henry Havelock Ellis, British Psychologist

1859 Birthday - Henry Ellis, British Psychologist

1857 Birthday - Alfred Binet, French child psychologist

1851 Birthday - Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic

1849 Birthday - Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/psychologist

1844 Birthday - Granville Stanley Hall, U.S., psychologist

1844 Birthday - G. Stanley Hall, American Psychologist

1842 Birthday - William James, U.S., psychologist/philosopher

1838 Birthday - Ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist

1832 Birthday - Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher

1813 Birthday - Claude Bernard, French Psychologist

1809 Birthday - Benedict Augustin Morel, Vienna, French psychologist, dementia praecox

1789 Birthday - Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher

1776 Birthday - Johann Friedrich Herbart, Germany, philosopher/psychologist