1692


1692

Year 1692 (MDCXCII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1692

January - June


* February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe: The forces of Robert Campbell slaughter 38 members of the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe.
* March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony, with the charging of 3 women with witchcraft.
* June 13 - The Battle of La Hougue is the decisive naval battle in the Nine Years' War, ending in an English victory.
* June 7 - An afternoon earthquake and three resultant tidal waves destroy Port Royal, capital of Jamaica and submerges a major part of it - an estimated 2,000 are immediately killed, 2,300 injured, and a probable additional 2,000 die from the diseases which ravage the island in the following months.
* June 8 - During a famine in Mexico City, an angry mob torches the Viceroy's palace and ignites the archives: most of the documents and some paintings are saved by royal geographer Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora.
* June 10 - Salem witch trial investigations and convictions lead to several months of hangings. By the end of September 14 women, including Bridget Bishop, and 5 men have been hanged. Another man is tortured to death in an attempt to coerce a guilty plea from him.

July - December

* September 14 - Diego de Vargas leads Spanish colonists in retaking the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico after a 12-year exile following the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.

Births


* February 14 - Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée, French writer (d. 1754)
* February 25 - Karl Ludwig, Freiherr von Pöllnitz, German adventurer and writer (d. 1775)
* February 29 - John Byrom, English poet (d. 1763)
* April 5 - Adrienne Lecouvreur, French actress (d. 1730)
* April 8 - Giuseppe Tartini, Italian composer and violinist (d. 1770)
* April 22 - James Stirling, Scottish mathematician (d. 1770)
* May 18 - Joseph Butler, English bishop and philosopher (d. 1752)
* August 3 - John Henley, English minister (d. 1759)
* August 18 - Louis Henri, Duc de Bourbon, Prime Minister of France (d. 1740)
* October 25 - Elizabeth Farnese, queen of Philip V of Spain (d. 1766)
* November 2 - Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (d. 1766)
* November 6 - Louis Racine, French poet (d. 1763)
* November 15 - Eusebius Amort, German Catholic theologian (d. 1775)
* November 21 - Carlo Innocenzio Maria Frugoni, Italian poet (d. 1768)

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Deaths


* May 6 - Nathaniel Lee, English dramatist(b. c. 1653)
* May 9 - Albrecht of Saxe-Weissenfels, German prince (b. 1659)
* May 18 - Elias Ashmole, English antiquarian (b. 1617)
* June 7 - Pierre Bailloquet, Jesuit missionary to the Canadian Indians (b. 1612)
* July 19 - Rebecca Nurse, accused witch (b. 1621)
* July 23 - Gilles Ménage, French scholar (b. 1613)
* August 3 - James Douglas, Earl of Angus, Scottish nobleman and soldier (b. 1671)
* August 4 - Jean-Michel-d'Astorg Aubarede, Vicar Capitular of Pamiers (b. 1639)
* September 19 - Giles Corey, American farmer and accused wizard (b. c. 1612)
* November 6 - Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (b. 1619)
* November 19 - Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright (b. c.1642)
* December 9 - William Mountfort, English actor and dramatist (b. c.1664)
* December 18 - Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (b. 1626)

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