June 1692 in history

June 1692 events chronologically

Jun 2 Bridget Bishop is the first person to go to trial in the Salem witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Found guilty, she is hanged on June 10
Jun 7 Port Royal, Jamaica, was hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people were killed and 3,000 were seriously injured
Jun 10 Salem witch trials: Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts, for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries"

Born in June 1692

Jun 13 Joseph Highmore an English portrait and historical painter, illustrator and author.

Died in June 1692

Jun 10 Bridget Bishop the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in 1692. All together about 72 people were accused and tried. 20 were executed
Jun 21 Christian Louis I Duke of Mecklenburg a reigning Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin.