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March 1692 in History

Events in History


USASalem Witch Trials

Mar 1 Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, & Tituba arrested 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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  • Mar 22 Emperor Leopold I names Duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
  • Mar 26 King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 14 Pieter Musschenbroek, Dutch mathematician and physician (Leyden jar)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 25 Gerardus Blasius, Flemish anatomist, dies at about 66