January 6th, 1412
Joan of Arc is born. She was a French heroine and Catholic saint.She claimed to have divine guidance and she led the french army to many victories during the Hundred Years War.
January 6th, 1838
Samuel Morse tests the electrical telegraph with great success.
January 6th, 1884
Gregor Mendel dies. He was an Austrian scientist and geneticist whose works were particularly on the field of inheritance and genes.
January 6th, 1929
Mother Teresa goes to Calcutta, India to begin her great work for the poor and sick.
January 6th, 1964
The Rolling Stones have their first tour as headliners.
January 6th, 1975
The game show Wheel of Fortune premieres on NBC networl.