June 20 (June 10, o.s.)

Massachusetts: Bridget Bishop, convicted of witchcraft at the first session of the Court of Oyer and Terminer on June 2 and sentenced to death, is hanged on Gallows Hill in Salem.  Maintaining her innocence to the last, Bishop makes no confession.

Published in: on June 20, 2008 at 12:00 am  Comments Off on June 20 (June 10, o.s.)  
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