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October 2018
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Friday October 12, 2018 (10/12/2018)
Method: October 12th on Gregorian calendar
Length: 1 day
Period: 1 year

Freethought Day is October 12th, the annual observance by freethinkers and secularists of the anniversary of the effective end of the Salem Witch Trials.

The seminal event connected to Freethought Day is a letter written by then Massachusetts Governor William Phips in which he wrote to the Privy Council of the British monarchs, William and Mary, on this day in 1692. In this correspondence he outlined the quagmire that the trials had degenerated into, in part by a reliance on "evidence" of a non-objective nature and especially "spectral evidence" in which the accusers claimed to see devils and other phantasms consorting with the accused.

October 2019
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Saturday October 12, 2019 (10/12/2019)
October 2020
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October 2021
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October 2022
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Wednesday October 12, 2022 (10/12/2022)
October 2023
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Thursday October 12, 2023 (10/12/2023)
October 2024
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October 2025
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October 2026
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October 2027
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Tuesday October 12, 2027 (10/12/2027)

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