On Jan. 6, 1412,
according to tradition, Joan of Arc was born in Domremy, France.
In 1838 Samuel Morse first publicly demonstrated his telegraph, in Morristown, N.J.
In 1912 New Mexico became the 47th state.
In 1994 figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was clubbed on the right leg by an assailant at Cobo Arena in Detroit. (Four men, including the ex-husband of rival Tonya Harding, later were sentenced to prison for the incident.)
In 2005 former Ku Klux Klan leader Edgar Ray Killen was ar- rested 41 years after three civil rights workers were slain in Mississippi. (Killen later was convicted of manslaughter.)
In 2013 the NHL and players union reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement to end the 113-day lockout. (It became official five days later.)