On This Day

April 1692 in History

Events in History


USASalem Witch Trials

Apr 22 Edward Bishop is jailed for proposing flogging as a cure for witchcraft 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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Deaths in History

  • Apr 14 Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies