1850 – Born on the the 12th of June in Barmen, Germany.
1867 – He entered the University on Bonn.
1870 – His studies were interrupted by the Franco-Prussian War.
1873 – He resumed his studies and received a Doctor of Philosophy.
1885 – He published his groundbreaking ("On Memory", later translated to English as Memory. A Contribution
to Experimental Psychology).
1909 – He died because of pneumonia in Breslau at the age of 59.