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Historical Events Happened In 1718

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Jan 09   France declares war on Spain on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1718 avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53  

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 in the year 1718.  

Feb 23   In the year 1718 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 emanuele Barbella, composer  

Apr 26   In the year 1718 esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy)  

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

May 15   In the year 1718 james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun  

May 15   On this day in history james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's first machine gun  

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May 23   The birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist in the year 1718.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer  

Jul 21   The Treaty of Passarowitz between the Ottoman Empire, Austria and the Republic of Venice is signed on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish in the year 1718.  

Aug 02   On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance  

Aug 06   Jacob F Muller, [Sjako/Jaco], Germ/Neth crowd leader, beheaded at 28 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   Placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Aug 21   On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

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

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

Aug 25   On this day in history johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

Sep 08   On this day in history francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer  

Sep 29   On this day in history nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)  

Nov 03   John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich) in the year 1718.  

Nov 13   On this day in history anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   On this day in history voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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 in the year 1718.  

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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 07   In the year 1718 birth of israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790)  

Jan 29   Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history birth of hugh Blair, Scottish preacher and man of letters (d. 1800)  

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   On this day in history death of richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648)  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1718 death of charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)  

Feb 18   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died on this day in history.  

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

May 07   On this day in history death of mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)  

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 on this day in history.  

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

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