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Historical Events Happened In 1718

Saturday, 19 April 2014

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history james Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun  

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

May 23   The birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

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

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

Jul 21   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 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   Nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III) on this day in history.  

Nov 03   John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   On this day in history anton Laube, composer  

Nov 18   Voltaires "Oedipe," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Nov 22   On this day in history 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   Israel Putnam, American Revolutionary War general (d. 1790) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   On this day in history birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

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

Apr 14   On this day in history birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

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

Feb 01   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 28   Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630) died on this day in history.