On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1692

Historical Events


USASalem Witch Trials

The first victim of the Salem witch trials, Bridget Bishop, is hanged for witchcraft in the colony of 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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Famous Deaths

  • Bridget Bishop, 1st person to be hanged in the Salem witch trials at 60
1692 Highlights

About June 10, 1692

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 328 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini