February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe.
March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony
with the charging of three women with witchcraft.
June 10 - Salem Witch Trials: three women hanged for witchcraft.
August 19 - Salem Witch Trials: three women and four men are hanged for witchcraft.
September 19 - Salem Witch Trials: a man is pressed to death in an attempt to torture
him into entering a plea.
September 22 - Salem Witch Trials: six women and two men are hanged for witchcraft.Births
December 3 - Lammert van den Houten
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