1692 in History
February 13 MacDonald clan murdered on orders of King William III
February 28 Salem witch hunt begins
February 29 Sarah Good and Tituba, an Indian servant, accused of witchcraft, Salem
March 1 Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba arrest for witchcraft (Salem, Massachusetts)
March 22 Emperor Leopold I names duke Earnest August of Braunschweig, king
March 26 King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands
April 22 Edward Bishop is jailed for proposong flogging as cure for witchcraft
May 29 Battle at La Hogue: English and Dutch fleet beat France
May 29 Royal Hospital Founders Day 1st celebrated
June 7 Earthquake in Porte Royale, Jamaica, kills 3,000
June 24 Kingston, Jamaica founded
July 24 French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)
August 3 Battle at Steenkerke: French beat English/Dutch army
August 19 5 women executed for witchcraft in Salem Mass
September 22 Last (8) person hanged for witchcraft in U.S. (Salem Mass)
October 12 Massachusetts Bay discontinues witch trials