On This Day

Events in History in June 1692

  • Jun 7 Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000

USASalem Witch Trials

Jun 10 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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  • Jun 24 Kingston, Jamaica, founded