Historical Events for Year 1692

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Feb 13th - Glencoe Massacre : about 78 MacDonalds are killed early in the morning by rival Campbell clan members, allegedly for not promptly pledging allegiance to the new king, William of Orange.
Feb 29th - Sarah Good & Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem
Mar 1st - Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, & Tituba arrested for witchcraft (Salem, MA)
Mar 22nd - Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
Mar 26th - King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
Apr 22nd - Edward Bishop is jailed for proposong flogging as cure for witchcraft
May 27th - Court of Oyer and Terminer established by Governor of Massachusetts to hear accussations of witchcraft
May 29th - Battle at La Hogue: English & Dutch fleet beat France
May 29th - Royal Hospital Chelsea Founder's Day first celebrated
Jun 7th - Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000
Jun 24th - Kingston, Jamaica, founded
Jul 19th - 5 more people are hanged for witchcraft (20 in all) in Salem Mass
Jul 24th - French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
Aug 3rd - Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
Aug 19th - 5 more people executed (hanged) for witchcraft (20 in all) in Salem Mass
Sep 22nd - Last (8) people hanged for witchcraft in US (Salem Mass) 20 hanged overall
Oct 29th - Court of Oyer and Terminer convened for Salem witch trials dissolved

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