On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1647

Historical Events

  • Alse Young becomes the first person executed as a witch in the American colonies, when she is hanged in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Massachusetts disallows priest access to colony
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About May 26, 1647

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 373 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini