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  • Stadhouder Prins Willem IIIStadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Salem witch trials: Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts, for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries".
  • Last people hanged for witchcraft in the United States.
  • Port Royal, Jamaica, is hit by a catastrophic earthquake; in just three minutes, 1,600 people are killed and 3,000 are seriously injured.


Born on April 6
Died on April 6

Names that were popular for boys in 1692
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Jean
  • Jacobus
  • Hendrik
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Johann
  • Adrianus
  • Pierre
Names that were popular for girls in 1692
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Elisabeth
  • Johanna
  • Neeltje
  • Cornelia
  • Jannetje
  • Adriana
  • Grietje
  • Anne
  • Mary
  • Trijntje