On This Day

June 10, 1692 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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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Deaths in History

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