January 6, 1066 - Harold II is crowned King of England, succeeding Edward the Confessor. He only reigned for ten months before he was killed at the Battle of Hastings.
January 6, 1367 -Richard II, son of Edward the Black Prince is born in Bordeaux.
January 6, 1412 - Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orléans, is born.
January 6, 1540 - Henry VIII married his fourth wife Anne of Cleves. The marriage only lasted a few months as Henry found her disgusting and had it annulled. She became known as his "dear sister."