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Historical Events Happened In 1718

Friday, 27 May 2016

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

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  

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   On this day in history arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

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

Jun 26   In the year 1718 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   In the year 1718 wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer  

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

Jul 30   On this day in history william Penn, English Quaker/colonizer (No cross, no crown), dies  

Jul 31   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 09   In the year 1718 placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer  

Aug 11   On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

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 in the year 1718.  

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

Sep 08   In the year 1718 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   In the year 1718 john Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)  

Nov 13   In the year 1718 anton Laube, composer  

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

Nov 22   Blackbeard the Pirate killed on North Carolina shore on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1718 edward "Blackbeard" Teach, English pirate, killed off Virginia coast  

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Famous Birthdays In 1718

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

Mar 12   In the year 1718 birth of joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798)  

Mar 31   On this day in history birth of marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)  

Apr 04   In the year 1718 birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

Apr 07   In the year 1718 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   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1718.  

Feb 23   In the year 1718 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   On this day in history death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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