On June 21, 1869, William James 'the Father of American Psychology' passes his medical examination at Harvard Medical School. An excerpt from the article:
"William James was a philosopher who was the first educator to offer a psychology course in the United States, earning him the title 'Father of American psychology.'
Who Was William James?
Known as the "Father of American psychology," William James was a philosopher, psychologist and a leading thinker of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. After completing medical school, James focused on the human psyche, writing a masterwork on the subject, entitled The Principles of Psychology. He later became known for the literary piece The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy, which was published in 1897."