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Historical Events Happened In 1718

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Jan 09   On this day in history france declares war on Spain  

Jan 17   Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53 in the year 1718.  

Jan 17   Avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53 in the year 1718.  

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   Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) in the year 1718.  

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

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun on this day in history.  

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

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

May 23   William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer in the year 1718.  

May 30   On this day in history arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jun 05   In the year 1718 thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)  

Jun 26   Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him in the year 1718.  

Jun 27   Wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance  

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

Aug 21   In the year 1718 emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

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   In the year 1718 johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1718 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   On this day in history anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   In the year 1718 voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris  

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

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   Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790) was born in the year 1718.  

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

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 in the year 1718.  

Mar 31   In the year 1718 birth of marianne Victoria of Borbón, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)  

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 in the year 1718.  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

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   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader died in the year 1718.  

Feb 01   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died in the year 1718.  

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

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

May 07   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

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