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Historical Events In 1718

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

Jan 17   On this day in history avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switz; kills 53  

Jan 17   In the year 1718 avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland; kills 53  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1718 francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

Apr 14   In the year 1718 emanuele Barbella, composer  

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

May 07   On this day in history the city of New Orleans was founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville .  

May 15   James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents world's 1st machine gun in the year 1718.  

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   William Hunter, obstetrician/medal writer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   On this day in history thomas Chippendale, England, furniture maker (baptized)  

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

Jul 31   Battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish on this day in history.  

Aug 02   In the year 1718 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   On this day in history placidus Cajetan von Camerloher, composer  

Aug 11   In the year 1718 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   In the year 1718 hundreds of French colonists arrive in Louisiana; New Orleans, founded  

Aug 25   Johann Jacob Rowalt, composer in the year 1718.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Anton Laube, composer in the year 1718.  

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

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   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   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 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   In the year 1718 birth of emanuele Barbella, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1718

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 06   Richard Hoare, English goldsmith and banker (b. 1648) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 01   Charles Talbot, 1st Duke of Shrewsbury, English politician (b. 1660) died in the year 1718.  

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 in the year 1718.  

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   In the year 1718 death of etienne Baluze, French scholar (b. 1630)  

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