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What Happened on August 19, 1692

Historical Events


USASalem Witch Trials

Five more people hanged for witchcraft (19 in all) in Salem, Massachusetts

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Dramatic lithograph of the Salem witch trials produced in 1892
Dramatic lithograph of the Salem witch trials produced in 1892
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1692 Highlights

About August 19, 1692

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 328 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo