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Historical Events In 1718

Saturday, 10 April 2021

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

Jan 17   In the year 1718 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   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   In the year 1718 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 23   In the year 1718 william Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer  

May 30   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

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

Jul 30   In the year 1718 william Penn, English Quaker/colonizer (No cross, no crown), dies  

Jul 31   In the year 1718 battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 02   Austrian joins Triple Alliance in the year 1718.  

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

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

Aug 11   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish in the year 1718.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1718 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, found  

Aug 25   In the year 1718 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

Aug 25   In the year 1718 johann Jacob Rowalt, composer  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1718 nikita I Panin, Russian earl/diplomat (plot against Peter III)  

Nov 03   John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor (sandwich) in the year 1718.  

Nov 13   On this day in history anton Laube, composer  

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

Nov 22   In the year 1718 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   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   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   In the year 1718 birth of benjamin Kennicott, English churchman and Hebrew scholar (d. 1783)  

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

Jan 17   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660)  

Feb 18   On this day in history death of pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663)  

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 in the year 1718.  

May 30   In the year 1718 arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48  

Jul 28   Etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630) died in the year 1718.  

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