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Historical Events In 1718

Monday, 30 November 2020

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   On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

Apr 14   On this day in history emanuele Barbella, composer  

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

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

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   On this day in history the birth of William Hunter, Scottish anatomist  

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

May 30   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   Thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized) in the year 1718.  

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

Jun 27   On this day in history wenzel Raimund Pirck, composer  

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

Aug 02   Austrian joins Triple Alliance in the year 1718.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 21   On this day in history 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   Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer in the year 1718.  

Sep 29   On this day in history 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   Anton Laube, composer in the year 1718.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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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   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

Mar 31   Marianne Victoria of Borb√≥n, queen regent of Portugal (d. 1781) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 death of captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader  

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

Feb 18   Pierre Antoine Motteux, French-born English dramatist (b. 1663) died in the year 1718.  

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   Arnold J van Keppel, earl of Albemarle/general, dies at about 48 in the year 1718.  

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

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