3 giorni fa · Salem witch trials Coordinates: 42°31′20″N 70°53′46″W The central figure in this 1876 illustration of the courtroom is usually identified as Mary Walcott. The Salem witch trials were a series of hearings and prosecutions of people accused of witchcraft in colonial Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. More than 200 people were accused.
5 giorni fa · 1690s: Famine throughout Scotland which killed 5–15% of the population : Scotland: 60,000 – 180,000: 1693–1694: Between 1.3 and 1.5 million French died in the Great Famine of 1693-1694: France: 1,300,000: 1693–1695: Famine: Italy: 1695–1697: Great Famine of Estonia killed about a fifth of Estonian and Livonian population (70,000 ...
4 giorni fa · Huguenot cross A term used originally in derision, Huguenot has unclear origins. Various hypotheses have been promoted. The term may have been a combined reference to the Swiss politician Besançon Hugues (died 1532) and the religiously conflicted nature of Swiss republicanism in his time.
3 giorni fa · The area that is now Massachusetts was colonized by English settlers in the early 17th century and became the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the 18th century. Before that, it was inhabited by a variety of Native American tribes. Massachusetts is named after the Massachusett tribe that inhabited the area of present-day Greater Boston.
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3 giorni fa · Catania Disambiguazione – Se stai cercando altri significati, vedi Catania (disambigua). Catania ( AFI: /kaˈtanja/ , ascolta ⓘ, Catania in siciliano) è un comune italiano di 297 472 abitanti , capoluogo dell' omonima città metropolitana in Sicilia e centro della principale conurbazione dell'isola.
29 nov 2023 · 1524–1763. New York Colony history, facts, and timeline. New York was one of the 13 Original Colonies that declared independence from Great Britain in 1776 and founded the United States of America. King James II was the Duke of York when he was granted land in America by King Charles II. Image Source: Wikipedia.