On This Day

Events in History in August 1692

  • Aug 3 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army

USASalem Witch Trials

Aug 19 Five more people 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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