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July 1692 in History

Events in History


USASalem Witch Trials

Jul 19 5 more people are 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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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)

King of England William III
King of England
William III

Deaths in History

  • Jul 23 Gilles Ménage, French scholar, dies at 78