– Born in Rome as the son of Hildebrand and was chosen with great ceremony.
936 – Installed as Pope under the protection of the Emperor Otto I on the 19th of January.
– Benedict VI confirmed the privileges of some of the monasteries and churches.
973 – Pope was strangled by order of Crescentius I, the son of the notorious Theodora, to prevent his release by Sicco, the imperial envoy of Otto II.
974 – Benedict died.