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Historical Events In 1718

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Jan 09   France declares war on Spain in the year 1718.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Emanuele Barbella, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Esek Hopkins, US, 1st commander-in-chief (US Navy) on this day in history.  

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

May 15   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1718.  

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 in the year 1718.  

Jul 30   In the year 1718 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   In the year 1718 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   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   In the year 1718 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found  

Aug 25   On this day in history hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

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

Sep 08   Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1718 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   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 in the year 1718.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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

May 07   In the year 1718 death of mary of Modena, wife of James II of England (b. 1658)  

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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