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Historical Events In 1718

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Jan 09   In the year 1718 france declares war on Spain  

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1718 captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

Feb 23   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 in the year 1718.  

Apr 14   On this day in history emanuele Barbella, composer  

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

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   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   In the year 1718 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) in the year 1718.  

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

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 in the year 1718.  

Aug 02   On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance  

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

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   Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 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   On this day in history john Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich)  

Nov 13   In the year 1718 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1718 birth of paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (d. 1794)  

Feb 17   Matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790) was born in the year 1718.  

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 Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781)  

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   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died in the year 1718.  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1718 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   Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

May 07   Mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658) died in the year 1718.  

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.  

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