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This article is about the year 1692.
|Centuries:||16th century – 17th century – 18th century|
|Decades:||1660s 1670s 1680s – 1690s – 1700s 1710s 1720s|
|Years:||1689 1690 1691 – 1692 – 1693 1694 1695|
|1692 by topic:|
|Arts and Science|
|Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science|
|Lists of leaders|
|Colonial governors - State leaders|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births - Deaths|
|Establishments and disestablishments categories|
|Establishments - Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||2445|
|Bahá'í calendar||−152 – −151|
|English Regnal year||4 Will. & Mar. – 5 Will. & Mar.|
|Chinese calendar||辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4388 or 4328
— to —
壬申年 (Water Monkey)
4389 or 4329
|- Vikram Samvat||1748–1749|
|- Shaka Samvat||1614–1615|
|- Kali Yuga||4793–4794|
|Japanese calendar||Genroku 5
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 10 days|
|Minguo calendar||220 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2235|
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- February 13 – Massacre of Glencoe: The forces of Robert Campbell slaughter 38 members of the Clan MacDonald of Glencoe for allegedly refusing to sign an oath of allegiance to King William III of England.
- March 1 – The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony, with the charging of 3 women with witchcraft.
- March 22 – The Kangxi Emperor of the Qing Dynasty issues the Edict of Toleration recognizing all the Roman Catholic Church, not just the Jesuits, and legalizing missions and their conversion of Chinese people.
- June 1–June 3 – The Battle of La Hougue is the decisive naval battle in the Nine Years' War, ending in an Anglo-Dutch victory.
- June 7 – Jamaica earthquake: An earthquake and related tsunami destroy Port Royal, capital of Jamaica, and submerge 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 had been hanged. On September 19, another man, Giles Corey, is pressed to death in an attempt to coerce a plea from him to the accusation of witchcraft.
- September 8 – An earthquake in Brabant of scale 5.8 is felt across the Low Countries, Germany and England.
- 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.
- 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)
- 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)
- "In the Light and Shadow of an Emperor: Tomás Pereira, S.J. (1645–1708), the Kangxi Emperor and the Jesuit Mission in China". An International Symposium in Commemoration of the 3rd Centenary of the death of Tomás Pereira, S.J. Lisbon, Portugal and Macau, China. 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-08-21. Retrieved 2009-08-15.
- Stratton, J. M. (1969). Agricultural Records. John Baker. ISBN 0-212-97022-4.