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Historical Events Happened In 1718

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Jan 09   France declares war on Spain in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53  

Jan 17   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 emanuele Barbella, composer  

Apr 26   On this day in history esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)  

May 07   The city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville in the year 1718.  

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun in the year 1718.  

May 15   In the year 1718 james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun  

May 23   In the year 1718 the birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist  

May 23   William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer on this day in history.  

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 in the year 1718.  

Jun 05   Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized) in the year 1718.  

Jun 26   On this day in history tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.  

Jun 27   Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer in the year 1718.  

Jul 21   In the year 1718 the Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed.  

Jul 30   William Penn, English Quaker/colonizer (No cross, no crown), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 31   In the year 1718 battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 02   Austrian joins Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1718 jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28  

Aug 09   Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 11   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found in the year 1718.  

Aug 25   Hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded on this day in history.  

Aug 25   Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer in the year 1718.  

Sep 29   Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III) in the year 1718.  

Nov 03   On this day in history john Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)  

Nov 13   In the year 1718 anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   Voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris in the year 1718.  

Nov 22   In the year 1718 blackbeard the Pirate killed on North Carolina shore  

Nov 22   Edward "Blackbeard" Teach, English pirate, killed off Virginia coast on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

Jan 29   Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794) was born in the year 1718.  

Feb 17   Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born in the year 1718.  

Apr 04   Benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783) was born in the year 1718.  

Apr 07   Hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Emanuele Barbella, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1718

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1718 death of richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)  

Feb 18   In the year 1718 death of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)  

Feb 23   On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

May 07   Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) died on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1718 arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jul 28   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)