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Historical Events In 1718

Monday, 16 September 2019

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

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   Captain Benjamin Church, Plymouth Colony settler and military leader in the year 1718.  

Feb 23   On this day in history francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63  

Apr 14   Emanuele Barbella, composer in the year 1718.  

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

Jun 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history battle at Cape Passaro: English fleet destroys Spanish  

Aug 02   On this day in history austrian joins Triple Alliance  

Aug 06   In the year 1718 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 in the year 1718.  

Aug 21   On this day in history emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty  

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

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

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

Sep 08   On this day in history francois-Thomas the Baculard d'Arnaud, sentimental writer  

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) 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   Blackbeard the Pirate killed on North Carolina shore in the year 1718.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history birth of matthew Tilghman, American Continental Congressman (d. 1790)  

Mar 12   Joseph Damer, English politician (d. 1798) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1718 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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1718.  

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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